University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Woodland Stewards

Walk in the Woods Mothers Day Weekend

Saturday, May. 11, 2019 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Abend Hafen Tree Farm
Come take a walk in the woods at Abend Hafen Tree Farm with Rick and Kathy Abend, the 2014 Maryland Tree Farmers of the Year and 2018 Chesapeake Forest Champions. The Abends manage their farm for its timber, wildlife, water and recreational resources. See three age classes of loblolly pine and hear...
In this issue: Read about the Eastern screech-owl in the Woodland Wildlife Spotlight, garlic mustard in Invasives in Your Woodland , a poster contest for youngsters, and more about spotted lanternfly. There's a recap of...More info

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 Homeowners-RSVP Required

Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Resources Building
Description: Learn to identify invasive plant species commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and plant identification exercise, we will apply our new skill set by searching for invasive plants while walking a...

Invasive Plant ID for Professionals-RSVP Required

Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Resources Building
Description: Learn to identify invasive plant species commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the presentation and plant identification exercise, we will apply our new skill set by searching for invasive plants while walking a...
In this issue: Read about the Red-bellied woodpecker in the Woodland Wildlife Spotlight and Oriental bittersweet in Invasives in Your Woodland, and take the Brain Tickler challenge. There's also an introduction to two new members...More info
Branching Out - Summer 2016. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info
Branching Out - Winter 2015. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info
Branching Out - Winter 2014. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info
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