Learn About Your Land classes in Ashland

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Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center- Multi-purpose Room
29270 County Hwy G
Ashland, Wisconsin

SESSION 1
October 3, 6-8pm
How to Invite Wildlife to Your Woodland

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.

SESSION 2
October 10, 6-8 pm
Harvesting Trees For Your Own Use

Do you cut firewood or wood for your own use? This session will help you understand the process for selecting which trees
to cut and why. We will also look at how cutting trees for your own use can be compatible with other uses for your woodland
such as recreational trails and wildlife habitat.

SESSION 3
October 17, 6-8 pm
The Language of Foresters: Connecting Their Words To Your Woods

Do you wonder what a forester means when they use certain words? Do you wonder whether you need to cut trees? Gain
an understanding of what is meant by thinning, selection harvest, group selection harvest, clear cut and shelterwood harvest.
Learn what each term means, when each is used, and what it will look like if a forester recommends it for your woodland.

SESSION 4
October 24, 6-8 pm
People, Programs and Planning: Assistance with Your Woodlands

The creation of healthy woodlands 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. We will also take you through the beginning steps of woodland management. Start by
considering what is important to you, and learn what resources will be needed to make your vision a reality.

 

REGISTRATION 
Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration includes a light evening meal served during the class. Register by September 25, 2017 at: mylakesuperiornorthwoods.org/learn-about-your-land

Single Class: $20 per person per class
Workshop Series (4 Classes): $60 per person
Family Discount for Workshop Series: $30 per person for each additional family member attending the workshop series

To register by mail:
Mail check (made out to UW-Extension) along with this registration form to:
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Attn: Learn About Your Land
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
Your name: ____________________________________________________________
Additional family members ___________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
Phone: __________________________________________________________
Email: ___________________________________________________________

I am registering for these sessions:
ALL sessions (or choose below)
SESSION 1
SESSION 2
SESSION 3
SESSION 4

QUESTIONS
Contact Taylor Tibbals, at: taylor@MyLakeSuperiorNorthwoods.org or (715) 913-0006.

Session cancellations and rescheduled dates will be posted before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the session on this page.
 

Event Dates: 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm