University of Maryland Extension University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Webinar Recordings

 

Broadcast
Date 

Description (length) & more information

June 27, 2013

Hunting Leases, Associated Liability, and Appropriate Insurance (1 hour)

Presented by Jonathan S. Kays, University of Maryland Extension, and Tom Skaggs, Outdoor Underwriters, Inc.


Webinar presentations (PDF of PowerPoints): 
Kays section   ~~   Skaggs section



June 6, 2013

Deer Management in Maryland (1 hour)

Presented by Brian Eyler, Deer Project Leader, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources


Webinar recording also available here.

Webinar presentation (PDF of PowerPoint)

May 16, 2013

Environmental Safety of Forest Herbicides (1 hour)

Presented by Jonathan Kays, Extension Specialist Natural Resources, University of Maryland Extension

Webinar recording also available here.

 

May 9, 2013

Ecology & Management of Young Forest Wildlife in Maryland (1 hour)

Presented by Tom Mathews, Habitat Biologist, The Wildlife Management Institute

Webinar recording also available here.

Webinar presentation (PDF of PowerPoint)

 

April 4, 2013

Conservation Guidelines for Nongame Wildlife in Maryland (1 hour)

Presented by Jim McCann, State Zoologist, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, Natural Heritage Program

Webinar presentation (PDF of PowerPoint)

 

 March 7, 2013

Wild Turkey Management and Biology in Maryland (1 hour)

Presented by Bob Long, Wild Turkey and Upland Game Bird Biologist, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service

(Please note that due to technical difficulties during the recording, there is approximately one minute of audio drop-out at the 7-minute mark.)

Webinar recording also available here

 

Feb. 7, 2013

Principles of Wildlife Ecology & Management (1 hour)

Presented by Jim Mullan, Wildlife Biologist, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service

Webinar recording also available here.

Webinar presentation (PDF of PowerPoint)

 

 Jan. 31, 2012

Heating with Wood - Opportunities and Challenges for Homeowners (1 hour)

There were two identical broadcasts for this webinar. The webinar recording at right is the second presentation. In addition, we have included the question & answer session from the first recording.

Question & Answer Session (Noon Recording)

Recommended resources:

Webinar presentation (PDF of PowerPoint)

University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet #926: Heating With Wood

 

 Feb. 23, 2011

Options for Converting Lawn to Natural Areas (1 hour)

Recommended resources:

The Woods in Your Back Yard

Information Sheet - The Woods In Your Backyard: Creating Natural Areas from Existing Lawn or Pasture

"The Woods in Your Back Yard: Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home" manual is available here as a PDF.

 

 Feb. 15, 2011

Emerging and Current Forest Threats in Maryland  (1 hour)

Recommended resources:

MD Dept. of Agriculture Forest Pest Management

Univ. of MD Extension Home and Garden Information Center Plant Diagnostics

Emerald Ash Borer information:
http://www.emeraldashborer.info/

Maryland EAB information

Thousand Cankers Disease

Bark Beetles on Conifers

 

Oct. 7, 2010

Offering Targeted Grazing Services to Landowners: A Primer for Producers (1 hour)

 

July 22, 2010

Sheep and Goats: A Weapon Against Weeds - Controlling Invasive Plants with Grazing (1 hour)

Presentations:

Sheep and Goats: A Weapon Against Weeds
Nevin Dawson, Forest Stewardship Educator, University of Maryland Extension

Eco-Goats
Brian Knox, President of Sustainable Resource Management, Inc. / Supervising Forester for Eco-Goats

Goats and Sheep: A Weapon Against Weeds
Susan Schoenian, Sheep and Goat Specialist, University of Maryland Extension

Suggested Resources:

Targeted Grazing

Targeted Grazing: A natural approach to vegetation management and landscape enhancement

 

May 5, 2010

More Income from Your Property: Evaluating and Choosing a Natural Resource-Based Enterprise (1 hour)

Suggested Readings: 

"Forest Landowner’s Guide to Evaluating and Choosing a Natural Resource-Based Enterprise," available for purchase at NRAES: http://www.nraes.org/nra_order.taf?_function=detail&pr_id=43&_UserReference=9919BA570F2DE5034A25AFA6

 

Jan. 14, 2010

Managing Deer Damage in the Landscape (1 hour)

Suggested Reading: University of Maryland Extension Bulletin #354 - Managing Deer Damage in Maryland

 

Sept. 10, 2009

 Understanding Landowner Liability and Recreational Access (1 hour)

Suggested Reading: University of Maryland Extension Bulletin #357- Landowner Liability and Recreational Access

 

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