Join in and watch our LIVE sessions with topics that include: aquaculture and aquatics; forests, woodlands and trees; natural resource planning; urban forestry; wildlife; and wood products. You will find question and answer sessions with our experts along with resources to keep moving you forward.
Upcoming LIVE Sessions:
May 21st: Tree Pruning and Maintenance – Urban Forestry Webinar
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm ET
Learn more about the essentials of tree pruning and other maintenance considerations in this free online webinar hosted by Lindsey Purcell, urban forestry specialist. For registration and more info: Facebook event
Bring your questions to this Facebook LIVE session titled “Managing Private Lands” which discussions will include several topics starting with pond management and how to increase your wildlife on your property. Hosted by Mitch Zischke, clinical assistant professor/fisheries and aquatic sciences, and Jarred Brooke, wildlife extension specialist.
With spring upon us and summer coming soon, many invasive plants begin to leaf out and spread in local woodland areas. Now is the time to stop them in their tracks so they don’t overtake native plants, affect water availability or damage the quality of soil among other potential impacts. Hosted by Lenny Farlee, sustainable hardwood extension specialist, and Liz Jackson, Walnut Council and IFWOA executive director and HTIRC engagement specialist.
Help the Hellbender LIVE: Dr. Stephen Spear of The Wilds
Help the Hellbender went live at The Wilds. Dr. Stephen Spear showed us larval hellbenders and discussed their hellbender conservation work.
Drs. Stephen Spear – Director of Wildlife Ecology at The Wilds, Rob Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science, Shelby Royal – Husbandry Lab Coordinator, and Nicholas Burgmeier – Project Coordinator/Research Biologist & Extension Wildlife Specialist
For such a small creature, moles can cause big headaches. Their tunneling behavior can cause extensive damage to turf areas if left unchecked. While the damage is easy to identify, solving it can be tricky.
Brian MacGowan – Wildlife Extension Specialist/FNR Extension Coordinator
Purdue Extension – FNR: Ask The Expert
Join Jarred Brooke, Rod Williams, Lenny Farlee, Mitch Zischke and Lindsey Purcell as they answer your questions about woodlands, forests, trees, wildlife, ponds and invasive species.
Jarred Brooke – Extension Wildlife Specialist, Rod Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science, Lenny Farlee – Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist, Mitch Zischke – Clinical Assistant Professor and Lindsey Purcell – Urban Forestry Specialist
Ask An Expert – Birdwatching and Backyard Birds
Dr. Barny Dunning and Brian MacGowan offer tips on birdwatching, including helpful websites and apps, and talk about everything from what feeders to use to what types of food to put out and how to deal with predatory birds, in this Facebook LIVE Q&A from March 21, 2020.
Dr. Barry Dunning – FNR Associate Head of Academic Programs &
Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Brian MacGowan – Wildlife Extension Specialist
Tree Pruning and Maintenance – Urban Forestry Webinar
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