November 16, 2022, 12 pm-1 pm
Woodland & Wildlife Wednesday Webinar: “Forest Health - Pests and Diseases”
Join us for our next Woodland & Wildlife Wednesday webinar. Heather Disque of the Maryland Department of Agriculture-Forest Pest Management, will provide her annual look at the health of Maryland’s forests. The webinar is free but registration is required. For more information, go to go.umd.edu/woodlandwildlife.
November 19, 2022, 1 pm
Walk in the Woods: Antietam along the Potomac
Join a guided hike along the C&O Canal near Antietam Creek to learn the local flora, fauna and natural and human history of the Potomac River Basin. The hike leader, Jim Cummins, retired Aquatic Biologist of Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) and current President of Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS), will share the fascinating human and biological history of the area. This event is free; learn more and register on Eventbrite here.
November 30, 2022, 10 am - 2 pm
Succession Planning Workshop: Passing the Baton
Succession planning is a very important topic in Maryland’s land trust community – leadership for both staff and board are aging out and land trusts are looking ahead as they prepare for the next 50 years. This workshop, presented by Forever Maryland and the Maryland Environmental Trust, will focus on succession planning and transitions for land trust staff in leadership positions. Learn more about this free event here.
January 11-March 8, 2023
Penn State Extension: The Woods in Your Backyard webinar series
The popular version of “The Woods in Your Backyard” from Penn State Extension is back for 2023. This series of weekly webinars helps you to explore planning and implementing simple stewardship practices on your lot by creating and enhancing natural areas and making a positive impact on the environment. Over the course of nine weeks, participants will hear from experts from Penn State Extension, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and Pennsylvania state agencies who will share information about the value of small-acreage woodlands and how to put your knowledge to work. The series is $50.00. Go to this link to learn more and to register.