A Maryland county forester talks with a landowner
Updated: August 31, 2021

This two-part webinar series was held in fall 2020 and spring 2021. It was designed for green industry professionals, such as arborists, landscape architects, and land managers.

Natural Area Management Services - part 1 (Fall 2020): Learn about Expanding Green Industry Services to your Clientele

Expanding your Business: Land Care Practices on Small Acreages (Webinar #1 of the Natural Area Management Series), October 22, 2020

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension; Adam Downing, Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Land Care Practices for Woodland Health (Webinar #2 of the Natural Area Management Series), October 29, 2020

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Craig Highfield & Ryan Davis, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

Land Care Practices for Woodland Health, continued (Webinar #3 of the Natural Area Management Series), November 5, 2020

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Jim McGlone, Virginia Department of Forestry; David R. Jackson, Penn State University

Introduction to Woodland Health Assessment & Incorporating Woodland Health Practices into your Business (Webinar #4 of the Natural Area Management Series), November 12, 2020

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Julianne Schieffer, Penn State Extension; Joe Lehnen, Virginia Department of Forestry; Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension

Natural Area Management Services, part 2 (Spring 2021): Advanced Level II

Creating and Enhancing Wildlife Habitat (Webinar #1 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), February 23, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Luke Macaulay, University of Maryland Extension; Calvin Norman, Penn State Extension

Dealing with Uninvited Guests: Addressing Wildlife Conflicts (Webinar #2 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), February 25, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speaker: Jim Parkhurst, Virginia Tech

Installing a Residential Riparian Buffer (Webinar #3 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 2, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Lamonte Garber & David Wise, Stroud Water Research Center

Maintaining Tree Plantings: Riparian Buffer and Lawn Conversion (Webinar #4 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 4, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Jamie Weaver, Maryland Forest Service, and Matt Wright, Wright Environmental and Land Services

Applying Woodland Health Practices to Different Successional Stages (Webinar #5 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 6, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Sara Wurzbacher, Penn State Extension; Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension

Harvesting on Single or Multiple Properties (Webinar #6 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 11, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Tom Robertson, TR Land & Tree Company; Rich Anacker, A&A Tree Experts, Inc.

Using Forest Herbicides to Control Competing and Invasive Vegetation (Webinar #7 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 16, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Dave Jackson and Art Gover, Penn State Extension

Non-Herbicide Control and Efficacy on Competing Vegetation (Webinar #8 of the Natural Area Management Series - Advanced Level II), March 18, 2021

Presented by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership. Main speakers: Ginny Rosenkranz, University of Maryland Extension; Kaitlin DeWitt, Virginia Department of Forestry

Note: The recording begins during the first speaker's second slide due to technical difficulties.