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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...

Invasive Plant Walks

Saturday, May. 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
In coordination with the 17th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale, experience one of the two Invasive Plant Walks offered in the morning. * Two start times: 9:00 am and 11:00 am ( 30 - 45 minutes long) * Learn to identify invasive plant species by examining live plants * We will walk along the...

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...

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...

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...

Maryland Consulting and Industrial Foresters Directory

The Maryland Consulting and Industrial Foresters Directory lists licensed professional foresters who offer a wide range of services to woodland property owners. Services include forest stewardship plans, timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement, and much more. The Directory is for reference...

Maryland Consulting & Industrial Foresters Directory

Consulting a professional forester can enhance your forest stewardship.
A professional forester can help landowners make informed decisions that will enhance forest stewardship. This fact sheet, entitled "FS-1059: Maryland Consulting & Professional Foresters Directory," provides a directory of licensed consulting and industrial foresters who can provide Maryland...

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