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Forest Tree & Shrub Identification

Friday, Jul. 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
The next Forestry Friday workshop will be held July 27th 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...

Status of Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland & Potential for Impact to Tidal Hardwood Swamps

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect from Asia, continues to decimate ash trees in more than 30 U.S. states. It has recently expanded to Maryland's Eastern Shore. A one-hour webinar hosted by the University of Maryland Extension will be held Tuesday, August 7th from 12 PM to 1 PM to provide...

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...
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