Fundamentals of Forestry - Colebrook NH

From May 12, 2022 08:00 until May 12, 2022 15:00
Posted by Deb Park
(603) 224-9699

NHTHC Professional Logger Program brochure

Course Content: 

This workshop will give loggers a better understanding of forest management and appropriate applications of silviculture.  Course content includes discussion/powerpoints on historical events, current status of New Hampshire forests, Silvicultural principles of New England, Forest types, landowner goals and objectives, tree growth/maturity/vigor, forest regeneration, wildlife habitat, harvesting systems,  and loggers function in silviculture.  Field sessions will focus on log scaling, grades, and utilization at a sawmill.
 
Field Sessions will include: 
Log scaling demonstration.
Log product selection - observation of log defects and prioritizing the most profitable log product.
Silvicultural field walk, discussion of management objectives, BMPS, and wildlife habitat.
 
Instructors: 
Jim Frohn, UNH Cooperative Extension
Wendy Scribner, UNH Cooperative Extension
 
In Person
Date:  05/12/21
 
Colebrook Fire Station
18 Pleasant Street
Colebrook, NH