May 25th, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
June 1st, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
June 8th, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Learn About Your Land is a series of classes from UW-Madison Extension Forestry intended for Wisconsin woodland owners. These classes introduce landowners to forestry topics and local DNR foresters. All classes will run about 1 hour with the last 15 minutes reserved for YOUR QUESTIONS. The classes this May and June will feature DNR foresters from Rusk and Sawyer Counties.
Session 1 – TREE AND INVASIVE PLANT IDENTIFICATION
Tuesday, May 25, 7-8 PM CT
Join a forester as you 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, discuss how to identify others when you return to your property and learn what uses each tree has.
Session 2 – PEOPLE, PROGRAMS AND PLANNING: ASSISTANCE WITH
Tuesday, June 1, 7-8 PM CT
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. We will look at the beginning steps of woodland management and identify resources to help make your vision a reality.
Session 3 – SOME REASONS FOR CUTTING TREES IN YOUR WOODLAND
Tuesday, June 8, 7-8 PM CT
A timber harvest can be your most powerful tool in getting the results you want from your woodland. This session will cover some of the biological and financial reasons why you may need to harvest some trees on your property to meet your interests and needs.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Fees must be paid by May 21 to access the first week of classes.
We will host a technical check-in prior to the first class so participants can test the virtual classroom.
Deadline - May 21, 2021