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Posted on January 18th, 2023 in Forestry, How To, Timber Marketing, Wildlife, Woodlands | No Comments »

Forestry workshop - 11/10/2017 - Photos taken at the Martell upper field (off Ind. 26W) and at the Wright Forestry Center. The photos were taken as part of the Woodland Owner Conference field day, sponsored by the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources and the Indiana Forestry Woodland Owners Association and included sessions on timber management, Chickadee response to woodland management and insect monitoring.Do you want to learn how to manage and keep your woodlands healthy and prosperous? Want to learn how to start and where to get help? These spring workshops and courses from Purdue Extension-Forestry and Natural Resources will offer the chance to reach your goals. Discussions will include tree identification, forest history and ecology, forest management planning, considerations for selling timber, forest economics and taxation, herbicides, errosion control and wildlife habitat management. Ask the experts as these courses are taught by experienced foresters, wildlife biologists and natural resource professionals.

February 14th – April 4th, 6-9 pm, with the tour 9am-12pm
Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner Washington County Workshop, 8 Tuesday evenings and a field tour
Registration Deadline is February 7th

March 8th – April 26th, 6-8pm, with the tour 9am-12pm
Forest Management for the Priviate Woodland Owner Morgan County Workshop, 8 evening sessions and 2 field tours
Registration Deadline is February 28th

March 9th – April 20th, 6:30-7:30pm
Forest Management For the Private Woodland Owner Virtual Workshop, view 2 to 3 videos for pre-recorded presentations and then register for live online courses.
Registration deadline is February 8th

Registration deadlines are approaching quickly, so be sure to register soon!

A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR)
Conservation Tree Planting, Purdue Extension-FNR YouTube Webinar
Woodland Stewardship for Landowners, Purdue Extension – FNR playlist
ID That Tree, Purdue Extension – FNR playlist
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Resources and Assistance Available for Planting Hardwood Seedlings, The Education Store

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

Ron Rathfon, Reginal Forester SIPAC
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

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