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Learn About Your Land – Burnett County

Get to Know Your Local Trees and Invasive Plants
September 21st, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Invite Wildlife to Your Woodland
September 28th, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Success with Tree Planting
October 5th, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Introduction to Timber Harvesting and Sales
October 12th, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


This hybrid series will feature the three DNR foresters from Burnett County, and be available both in-person and online.

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 hour with the last 15 minutes reserved for YOUR QUESTIONS.

Session 1: Get to Know Your Local Trees and Invasive Plants – 6:00-7:00 PM Thursday 9/21/23

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, how to identify others after the class and learn some uses each tree has.

Session 2: Invite Wildlife to your Woodland – 6:00-7:00 PM Thursday 9/28/23

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 habitat.

Session 3: Success with Tree Planting – 6:00-7:00 PM Thursday 10/5/23

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 4: Introduction to Timber Harvesting and Sales6:00-7:00 PM Thursday 10/12/23

logs

This session will introduce you to the steps and timeline involved in conducting a successful timber sale, from deciding what to harvest to the final closeout of the sale. Topics will include guidance on selecting a logger, why a timber sale contract is important and the supervisory steps involved in conducting a harvest.

The cost is $30 to attend all four classes. You can either attend in person or view the classes online. Fees must be paid online by September 15 to attend the first week.  Connection information and additional instructions will be sent to the email used when registering. Class recordings will be viewable online for a limited time after the classes.

Location:

Siren

7410 Co Hwy K, Siren, WI 54872

Cost:

$30/person

Please indicate whether you will be attending the classes in-person or virtually when registering.

For more information download this pdf

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