Take charge of your legacy - free workshop for Maryland woodland owners

~ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday, October 24, 2009
Owning woodlands can be a rewarding experience. However, the woodlands in our region face many threats that can make this experience challenging. Join us in Dorchester County for a free workshop to discover various programs, management techniques & opportunities designed to help you care for and improve the vitality of your woods.

Contact Craig Highfield (info below) with questions or to register.

Location: Thendara 4-H Center
6275 Lord's Crossing Road
Hurlock, MD 21643
Dorchester County

Contact: Craig Highfield
Program Manager
Forestry for the Bay
410 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

8:00-8:30—Registration Light refreshments will be provided

Agenda: 8:30 – 12:00
  • The benefits of a plan—an overview of the Forest Stewardship Program as well as other MD Forest Service programs
  • Restoring & enhancing wildlife habitat— Maryland DNR’s Landowner Incentive Program
  • Farm Bill 101; new opportunities for woodland owners
  • Early successional habitat—managing strategies after a harvest
  • New resources in MD - Forestry for the Bay & LandServer
  • Field tour—Q&A with natural resource professionals

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