Stress-free Timber Sales
September 29th, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Assistance with your Woodlands
October 6th, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Success with Tree Planting
October 13th, 6:30 PM to 7:30 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 forester from Sauk County. All classes will run 1 hour with the last 10 minutes reserved for YOUR QUESTIONS.
Session 1: Stress-free Timber Sales – Thursday, September 29, 6:30-7:30 PM CT
This session is an introduction to the steps and timeline involved in conducting a successful timber sale from deciding what to harvest to final closeout of your 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.
Session 2: People, Programs and Planning: Assistance with your Woodland – Thursday, October 6, 6:30-7:30 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. Start by considering what is important to you, and learn what resources will be needed to make your vision a reality.
Session 3: Success with Tree Planting – Thursday, October 13, 6:30-7:30 PM CT
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.
The cost is $15 to attend all three classes. Fees must be paid online by September 26 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.