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I wanted to let everybody know about an upcoming forestry educational opportunity. The Woodland Stewards series consists of four webinars that are being held in February. These webinars will help landowners to narrow down their land management objectives, learn about tools that can help them, stay safe as they work on their land, and help them put their knowledge into action. Below is more information on topics, speakers and how to register for this event.

Woodland Management by Objectives: Taking Stock & Making Plans February 2, 1 PM EasternBefore you can manage your woodlands, you have to have a good idea of what your land is like, what has been there before and what you want to do with it. In this presentation, learn how you can assess your woods, including past land use, current conditions and potentialDr. David Clabo, University of GA Leslie Boby, Southern Regional Extension Forestry
The Digital Toolbox for the Woodland Owner: There’s an app for that! February 9, 1 PM EasternThere are many tools available to help you manage your land. Map, assess and understand your land’s potential. Join this webinar to learn more about what tools are available and how they can be used to get you started managing your land!Jeff Fellers Derrick Phinney, Clemson University Ellen Crocker, University of KY Jennifer Gagnon, VA Cooperative Extension
Safety Tips for working in Your Woods February 16, 1 PM EasternWhile working outside has many benefits for your personal health, including clean air and exercise, there are a few things to do to keep yourself safe from itchy-bitey-pokey things out there. Join this session to learn about ways to stay safe while working in the woods, even with power tools!Agnes Kedemenecz, University of MD Jennifer Gagnon, VA Cooperative Extension
Getting Started Managing Your Land February 23, 1 PM EasternPut your knowledge and plan into action to manage your forest land! This presentation will help you learn how to implement a woodland management plan that achieves your objectives.Jacob Muller, Billy Thomas, University of KY Colby Lambert, NC State University

More information about this program is here.

If you would like to register for these programs the link is here.

If you have any questions please contact your local county agent.

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