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woodland health

Natural Area Management Services Webinar Series

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Online
Natural Area Management Services Webinar Series This webinar series will help green industry professionals, land managers, and landowners learn about natural area management services. Join this webinar series and learn about expanding Green Industry services to your clientele, and earn a variety of...

The importance of landscape-scale forest management to meet the full breeding season needs of eastern shore forest birds

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Several studies in the eastern states, including Maryland, have recently examined nesting and post-fledging habitat use of many at-risk, forest-dependent songbirds. Collectively, this research provides a substantial body of evidence that suggests forest bird conservation is intimately tied to...

Biology, Management & Behavior of Black Bears in Maryland

Wednesday, May. 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Looking for something new to do for a mid-week lunch hour? Then join us for the Woodland Stewardship Education program’s new series of “Woodland Wildlife Webinars,” to be held at 12 noon on the last Wednesday of the month through the end of the year. Each program is free and will be conducted via...

Invasive Plant ID for Homeowners-RSVP Required (CANCELLED)

Saturday, Sep. 19, 2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Resources Building
This event had been CANCELLED. Please return to the Events webpage next year to determine the September dates for the 2021 workshops. Description: Learn to identify invasive plant species commonly found growing in landscaped and natural areas by examining cut samples from live plants. Following the...

Herbicide Techniques to Manage Invasive Species

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Shepherds Spring Retreat Center
Herbicides are essential to manage invasive species in woodlands. This field workshop will demonstrate effective herbicide techniques and give participants the opportunity to try them for themselves. The workshop will take place on the property of Shepherds Spring Retreat Center, which has...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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