SESSION 1Getting to know your local trees and non-native plants, Tuesday May 2, 6-8 pm
Get to know what trees are in your woods. We will review the major trees and invasive plants you will likely find on your property, review how to identify trees and non-natives on your property and learn about the uses of each tree.
SESSION 2 Assistance with your woodlands: people, programs and planning, Tuesday May 9, 6-8 pm
The creation of a healthy woodland requires knowledge of forestry techniques and the investment of time and money. This session will link you to the people, programs and organizations that offer technical and financial assistance for all aspects of your woodland.
SESSION 3 Timber harvesting and sales, Tuesday May 16, 6-8 pm
Learn how to decide which, if any, trees should be selected for cutting and why. Gain an understanding of what is meant by thinning, selection harvest, group selection harvest, clear cut and shelterwood harvest. Learn the benefits of removing some trees as well as the reasons for not cutting others. You will be introduced to the steps and timeline involved in conducting a successful timber sale from deciding on what to harvest to final closeout of your sale. This session will help you to understand why a timber sale contract is important and the supervisory steps involved in conducting a harvest.
SESSION 4 How to attract wildlife to your woods, Tuesday May 23, 6-8 pm
Learn to enhance your woodlands to attract a variety of wildlife. This session identifies the four requirements to attracting wildlife to your land: space, water, food and shelter, as well as how you can manage your woods to improve the wildlife potential.
Registration - Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended. Registration per person is $30 for the entire series or $10 per session PAID BY APRIL 21. Registration after April 21 is $15 per session or $45 for the series.
QUESTIONS - Contact Bill Klase, UW-Extension Natural Resources Educator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715.365.2658. Session cancellations and rescheduled dates will be posted
before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the session on this webpage.