University of Maryland Extension

forest stewardship

Timber Taxation (Noon webinar)

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This free webinar is intended for landowners and others interested in understanding income, estate and property taxes applicable to forestland. The topics will include tax incentives for forest landowners, tax tips to save money on taxes, and tax planning as a component of forest management...

The Woods in Your Backyard

Wednesday, May. 14, 2014 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Courthouse Square conference room
Are you interested learning how better manage the natural areas on your small acreage property or convert some lawn into natural area? If so, you are invited to participate in the upcoming “The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop” to be held from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The...

2014 Maryland Woodland Stewards training

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:00pm to Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 - 4:00pm
Shepherd's Spring Center
The Maryland Woodland Stewards program teaches enthusiastic individuals how to be good stewards of natural land, and good advocates for forest and wildlife stewardship in their community. The Maryland Woodland Stewards Project is an educational program of University of Maryland Extension. It...

Understanding Sustainable Forestry

Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Wye Room, Talbot County Community Center
University of Maryland Extension in partnership with the Talbot County Office of Economic Development will host an evening workshop on sustainable forestry at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton. The presentation will be held on Tuesday, April 29 th in the Wye Oak Room and is free to the...

Small Acreage Foresters Directory

Small Acreage Forester Directory
As the population of Maryland has grown, many larger parcels of land have been parceled into properties ranging in size from 1 to 10 acres, with a mix of woodland and open land. However, property owners who have these properties often have special challenges in finding professional services for...

Alternative Income Enterprises - Resource List

If you are a Maryland landowner who wants to generate income from your woodland or farmland while maintaining the long-term conserveation of the property, conside starting an alternative income enterprise that utilizes your natural resources. Many alternative enterprises begin as hobbies and evolve...


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