University of Maryland Extension

woodland management

The University of Maryland Extension (UME) is offering a webinar series to provide education on land care practices for small-scale natural area management. The webinar series, which will take place...

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
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
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...

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...

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...

Who’s Up Next? Extending Your Stewardship Beyond Your Tenure

Friday, Mar. 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
As a woodland owner, you care for your land and its future. Our next Forestry Friday workshop will provide strategies and considerations for planning for the future of your woodland beyond your tenure. The professionals at this workshop will address your questions & concerns about passing on...

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...

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...

Past, Present, and Future Challenges for Our Forests

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
VFW Post 467
Feeling stressed? Unfortunately, it is not only people that suffer from stress. Drought, non-native insect pests, imported pathogens, and climate change are stressing our forests and our landscape trees. Join the Carroll County Forest Conservancy District Board and the Maryland Extension Service...


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