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Maryland Consulting & Industrial Foresters Directory

Consulting a professional forester can enhance your forest stewardship.
A professional forester can help landowners make informed decisions that will enhance forest stewardship. This fact sheet, entitled "FS-1059: Maryland Consulting & Professional Foresters Directory," provides a directory of licensed consulting and industrial foresters who can provide Maryland...

Maryland's Forest Resources in a Dynamic Enviroment: Assessing the Future Confidence and Sustainability of Maryland's Forest Industry

The forest products industry continues to be Maryland's fifth largest manufacturing industry, directly employing more than ten thousand residents with an annual employee compensation of over $600 million. For every forest industry job in Maryland, three additional jobs are created. But the 2008...

Forest Tree & Shrub Identification

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
The next Forestry Friday workshop will be held August 28 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center in Keedysville, Maryland. The topic is “Forest Tree & Shrub Identification.” Identifying trees and shrubs is a real challenge to woodland owners who want to...

Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe

Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
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”...

Walnut Council Annual Spring Workshop

Saturday, May. 16, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Stronghold Demonstration Forest
Join the Maryland Chapter of the Walnut Council for their annual Spring Workshop, to be held at the Stronghold Demonstration Forest. In case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held at the same location and time on June 13th. Agenda: 9:30 Meet at the Stronghold Demonstration Forest. Tour the...

Emerald Ash Borer Tool Kit: Biology, Research, and Management of EAB

Tuesday, May. 19, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:45pm
James & Anne Robinson Nature Center
Plan to attend this workshop that will provide important information about current efforts to manage the Emerald Ash Borer infestation, including the insect's biology and impacts, new advances in bio-control, management in both urban and suburban settings, and tips for managing potential woodland...

The Woods in Your Backyard

Tuesday, May. 5, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Charles County Extension Office
*This class meets May 5 and again on May 12 from 6-9 pm. Please plan to attend both sessions; in addition, an optional field component will be offered. Not so long ago, virtually all of our region was blanketed by an Eastern deciduous forest that constituted one of the most biologically diverse...

Maryland Tree Farm Committee Informational Event

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Charlotte Hall Library
The Maryland Tree Farm Committee will be holding a series of Informational Events throughout Maryland this year for all current Tree Farmers and for any woodland owners who have an interest in joining the Maryland Tree Farm community. Each event will: help Tree Farmers learn more about the Tree...

Maryland Tree Farm Committee Informational Event

Thursday, May. 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Hickory Environmental Education Center, Northern Garrett High School
The Maryland Tree Farm Committee will be holding a series of Informational Events throughout Maryland this year for all current Tree Farmers and for any woodland owners who have an interest in joining the Maryland Tree Farm community. Each event will: help Tree Farmers learn more about the Tree...

Maryland Tree Farm Committee Informational Event

Wednesday, May. 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Hillsboro Natural Resources Police Office
The Maryland Tree Farm Committee will be holding a series of Informational Events throughout Maryland this year for all current Tree Farmers and for any woodland owners who have an interest in joining the Maryland Tree Farm community. Each event will: help Tree Farmers learn more about the Tree...

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