University of Maryland Extension

woodland management

The Woods in Your Backyard: Creating, Enhancing, Protecting & Financing

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Charles County
Whether you own or manage 1 acre or 100 acres, this evening will provide you the knowledge and resources to create new natural areas from lawn or pasture, or enhance existing woodland for wildlife, recreation, privacy, sanctuary, or other objectives. The workshop will help you: Assess your property...

Creating & Enhancing Young Forest Habitat Using Sustainable Forestry Practices

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:30pm
Nebo Work Center
This field tour workshop will focus on the management of young forest wildlife and sustainable forestry practices that can create and enhance young forest habitat. The Mt. Nebo Wildlife Management Area is a 1,863 acre tract composed of 90% mixed hardwood and 10% in wetland bog, fields and powerline...

2018 Maryland Woodland Stewards Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
Shepherd's Spring Retreat 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 (formerly the Coverts Project) is an educational program of University...

Past, Present, and Future Challenges for Our Forests

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
VFW Post 467
Feeling stressed? Unfortunately, it is not only people that suffer from stress. Drought, non-native insect pests, imported pathogens, and climate change are stressing our forests and our landscape trees. Join the Carroll County Forest Conservancy District Board and the Maryland Extension Service...

The Woods in Your Backyard - Online Course

Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, Jun. 4, 2017 - 11:45pm
The University of Maryland Extension is offering for the upcoming Spring the online version of its popular "The Woods in Your Backyard" guide and workshop. The non-credit course is built on a cross-platform, cloud-based learning management system called Canvas, so it is equally accessible to users...

The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop

Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Maryland Extension Office
The University of Maryland Extension and the Howard County Forestry Board will host a "Woods in Your Backyard" workshop over two consecutive Thursday evenings , September 29 and October 6, at the Maryland Extension Office in Ellicott City, Maryland. This workshop is designed for landowners with 1—...

Your Woodlot & Your Wallet - CANCELLED

Thursday, May. 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Continuing Education building room 205
This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

What's Living in Your Woods?

Saturday, Mar. 12, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Bedford Elks Country Club
Join WOSA members and others for a day of exchanging information on best management practices for sustainable forestry, while considering the landowner's interest in wildlife conservation, aesthetic values, watershed protection, recreation and economic return. This one-day workshop includes...

Maryland Forests Association Annual Meeting & Legislative Reception

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Miller Senate Building
Join the MFA for the annual meeting and legislative reception. The afternoon will include a legislative update from the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, highlights of the new state sediment erosion control practices, and a presentation from the Rural Maryland Council regarding its program and...

Your Woods and Your Wallet

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hereford Fire Hall, Summit Manor
Having woods on your property benefits wildlife, the air you breathe and your local streams. Your woods can also benefit your wallet. Join Forests for the Bay and the Prettyboy Watershed Alliance for "Your Woods and Your Wallet: A workshop for Maryland landowners." The workshop will help you learn...


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