Learn About Your Land – Green Lake, Winnebago, and Waushara Counties

Prescribed Burn

Photo Credit © WI DNR

Assistance with Your Woodlands
September 18th, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Success with Tree Planting
September 25th, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Wildfire - Protect your Home and Property
October 2nd, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

This in-person series will feature the DNR foresters from Green Lake, Waushara, and Winnebago Counties.

Learn About Your Land is a UW-Madison Extension Forestry program intended for Wisconsin woodland owners. The series of classes introduces landowners to forestry topics and local DNR foresters. All classes will run 1.5 hours with the last 15 minutes reserved for YOUR QUESTIONS.

Session 1: Assistance with Your Woods – Monday, September 18, 6:30-8:00 PM CT

Planting a tree

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 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.

Session 2: Success with Tree Planting – Monday, September 25, 6:30-8:00 PM CT

planting seedling

This session will identify what is needed to successfully plant and nurture new trees. Learn which trees will grow best on your land, how to prepare your land, techniques for planting, and how to care for newly planted trees.

Session 3: Wildfire – Protect your Home and Property – Monday, October 2, 6:30-8:00 PM CT

This session will provide guidance on protecting your home and property from wildfires. Learn how to check your home and landscaping for hazards and about changes you can make to lower your risk of damage.

The cost is $30 to attend all three classes. Fees must be paid online by September 14 to attend the first week.  Additional instructions will be sent to the email used when registering.



121 West Park Ave


$30/person (includes all 3 sessions)


Deadline - September 14, 2023


Bill Klase



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