The Friends of the Forest (FOTF) is an educational program designed to teach the importance of private forest land and private forest landowners regarding multiple use management of our forests’ natural resources. The 10th Annual FOTF event was held on the property of private landowner in Autauga County. Approximately 300 students from area schools attended the event. An outdoor classroom environment included, but not limited to, multiple stations with presenters sharing education in water quality of water basins (rivers, streams), tree identification, timber growth and usage, homeostasis environment for wildlife and plant growth. Awareness in understanding -“that forests are renewable, natural resources that provide jobs, clean air, shelter and more. Mid-South RC&D was there!