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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...

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...

Invasive Plant ID for the Homeowner-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Community Resources Building
In this 3-hour workshop you will learn how to identify invasive plant species found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and hands-on exercise, we will apply our new skillset by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Invasive Plant ID for Professionals-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Community Resources Building
In this 3-hour workshop you will learn how to identify invasive plant species found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and hands-on exercise, we will apply our new skillset by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Forest Health & Your Woodland Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Wye Research & Education Center
Why Attend? As an owner or manager of woodland, you are concerned about being a good steward of the land you own or manage, but the continued influx of invasive species, forest pests and diseases, and sea level rise, can have a dramatic impact on the health of your woodland. Insects and diseases...

Maryland Consulting and Industrial Foresters Directory

The Maryland Consulting and Industrial Foresters Directory lists licensed professional foresters who offer a wide range of services to woodland property owners. Services include forest stewardship plans, timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement, and much more. The Directory is for reference...

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...

Forest Health & Your Private Woodland workshop

Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
As an owner or manager of woodland, you are concerned about being a good steward of the land you own or manage, but the continued influx of invasive species, forest pests and diseases, and sea level rise, can have a dramatic impact on the health of your woodland. Insects and diseases such as...

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...

Forestry Friday: Learning How to Use a Handheld GPS

Friday, Jun. 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
Join us for our next Forestry Friday program! "Learning How to Use a Handheld GPS" will be held June 10 at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center in Keedysville (near Hagerstown) from 1-4:30 p.m. Registration is limited ($10.00 per person); no lunch provided. Many people have...

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