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Invasive Plant ID for Professionals-RSVP Required (CANCELLED)

Thursday, Sep. 10, 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...

The Woods and Wild Lands Seminar & Workshop

Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wor-Wic Community College
If you are a private landowner or a forestry professional, this seminar is for you. Topics include chainsaw maintenance, forest stewardship practices, tree care, and much more. Morning sessions will be held at the college; afternoon bus tour of Great Cypress Swamp in Delaware. Registration includes...

Tree Identification 101

Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Wye Research and Education Center, 124 Wye Narrows Dr, Queenstown, MD
Learn how to identify trees, both native and non-native. The class will start with basic terminology, leading to a walking tour of the grounds with hands-on practice of identifying the trees in the landscape. Tree I.D. book, drinks/snacks, door prize, and walk are all included. Class will be held...

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 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...


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