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The Wisconsin Tree Farm Committee will host the annual Tree Farm Field Day Saturday, August 6th, at the Marshfield School Forest, from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, with an additional optional tour beginning at 1:00. This family-friendly outdoor event is all about learning together in the great outdoors. Expert guest speakers, tours, and a catered lunch buffet.
Can’t make it to an in-person field day? Learn about the WI Tree Farm system and it’s members by watching the 2020 virtual field day HERE!
About the event
Located on Lindsey Bluff in Wood County, the Marshfield School Forest boasts 320 acres of well managed aspen, oak and pine forest. The School District has owned and managed this property for almost 70 years.
Open to local students and community members, visitors learn about forestry and the history of the land. This property has an extensive trail system and decades of forestry activities to showcase.
Join us to see this special example of public land stewardship and education in central Wisconsin. The tours will feature four topics: forest invasive species, pond maintenance, aspen harvests, and red pine management. Other subjects discussed include the woodland wildlife, forest health, invasive species ID and control, and trail development and maintenance.
Registration for this event is required. Registration fee covers morning refreshments, lunch and a field tour booklet. Advanced registration available online by clicking the Register link below and following the instructions on the tree farm website. Mail- in registration is available by downloading the brochure PDF.
Advanced registration deadline: July 29th.
Registration also available at the door.
Dress for the event! Tours of the Marshfield School Forest will be by foot on moderately flat terrain. Please dress appropriately, including sturdy walking or hiking shoes.
Thank you sponsors and planning committee!
An AA/EEO employer, University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and ADA requirements.
11450 County Rd N, Marshfield, WI 54449
$20/person, $35/couple, children 14 and under are free.
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