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Learn About Your Land – Lincoln and Langlade Counties (online)
November 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$15
Invasive plant identification and control
November 1st, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Invite wildlife to your woodland
November 8th, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Introduction to timber harvesting and sales
November 15th, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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.
This series will be held ONLINE and feature the DNR foresters from Lincoln and Langlade Counties. All classes will run 1 hour with the last 10 minutes reserved for YOUR QUESTIONS.
Session 1: INVASIVE PLANT IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 7–8 pm CT
Are you having problems identifying and/or controlling invasive plants on your property? If so, then this class is for you. We will describe the most problematic invasive plants for woodlands in Wisconsin and recommend ways to control them.
Session 2: INVITE WILDLIFE TO YOUR WOODLAND
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 7–8 pm CT
Learn to enhance your woodlands to attract a variety of wildlife. This session identifies the four requirements to attract wildlife to your land—space, water, food and shelter—as well as how you can manage your woods to improve the wildlife potential.
Session 3: INTRODUCTION TO TIMBER HARVESTING AND SALES
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 7–8 pm CT
Learn how to decide which, if any, trees should be selected for cutting and why. Gain an understanding of what is meant by thinning, selection harvest, group selection harvest, clear-cut and shelterwood harvest. Learn the benefits of removing some trees as well as the reasons for not cutting others. You will be introduced to the steps and timeline of a successful timber sale from deciding what to harvest to the final closeout. This workshop will provide guidance on selecting a logger, why a timber sale contract is important and the supervisory steps involved in conducting a harvest.
Registration fee is $15 per person, which includes all three webinars.
Register by October 28, 2022 to attend the first week of class.