University of Maryland Extension

Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe

Event Series: 
When: 
Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: 
Online
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Lyle Almond
Description/Notes: 

The next offering in the Woodland Stewardship Education Webinar series will be held on Thursday, September 17th at 12 noon. The webinar will feature University of Maryland Extension Forest Stewardship Educator Lyle Almond. His presentation, “Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe” will provide an overview of the movement that is sweeping across the continent. The Pro Silva movement promotes continuous cover forestry, which mimics natural forest stand development for optimizing social, ecological, and economic benefits. The webinar will include Almond’s first-hand experience through his work in the nation of Slovenia.

The webinar will be conducted through Adobe Connect and will be free of charge. For more information and to register, go to http://woodlandwebinars-prosilvamovement.eventbrite. com

Cost: 
Free (Registration required)
Contact: 
Andrew Kling
Contact Email: 
akling1@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-432-2767 ext. 307
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