Webinar Recordings

 

Broadcast
Date 

Description (length) & more information

February 25, 2016

Commercial Wood Energy Grants Available:
Do You Have a Viable Project?
(1 hour 15 minutes)

Presentations by Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension; Paul Lewandowski, AFS Energy Systems; Dan Rider, Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Chris Clark, Maryland Energy Administration (MEA)

MEA Commercial Wood Energy Grant Program information

PDFs of presentations:

Kays section
Lewandowski section
Rider section
Clark section

Presenters' contact information

January 12, 2016

Learning How to Heat with Wood & Pellets:
Be Warm and Save $$$!
(1 hour 35 minutes)

Presented by  the Woodland Stewardship Education program of the University of Maryland Extension.
Speakers:
Jonathan Kays (Natural Resources Specialist, University
of Maryland Extension) and Suzanne Turner (Survival Products, Inc.)

Webinar presentations (PDF of PowerPoints):
Kays woodstove section
Turner section
Kays outdoor wood boiler section

September 17, 2015

Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe (1 Hour)

Presented by Lyle Almond, University of Maryland Extension.
Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe (PDF of PowerPoint)

March 11, 2015

Ecosystem Services on Forest and Agricultural Lands of Maryland: A Survey of Maryland Tree Farm Owners and Agricultural Landowners (1 Hour 15 minutes)

Presented by Bob Tjaden, Specialist & Professor, Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park.

December 18, 2014

Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove
Incentive Programs
(1 hour)

Presented by  the Woodland Stewardship Education program of the University of Maryland Extension.
Speakers:
Jonathan Kays (Natural Resources Specialist, University
of Maryland Extension); John Ackerly (President, Alliance
for Green Heat); Emilee van Norden (Biomass Program Manager,
Maryland Energy Administration).

Webinar presentations (PDF of PowerPoints):
Kays section
Ackerly section
Van Norden section

"Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove Incentive Programs:
A report prepared for the University of Maryland Extension
Woodland Stewardship Education program"

by John Ackerly & Melissa Bollman, Alliance for Green Heat (PDF)



May 12, 2014

Status of Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland for Woodland Owners, Urban, and Suburban Areas (1 hour 20 mins)

Presented by Kimberly Rice, Maryland Dept. of Agriculture; Mike Raupp, University of Maryland; and Jonathan S. Kays, University of Maryland Extension



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 Backyard

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)

 Presentations:

Targeted Grazing Using Small Ruminants
Enrique Nelson Escobar, Small Ruminant Specialist, University of Maryland Extension

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

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 PALS:

 http://palspublishing.cals.cornell.edu/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)


Recording also available here.

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

 

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