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.
Jim Frohn, UNH Cooperative Extension
Wendy Scribner, UNH Cooperative Extension
In Person
Date:  05/12/21
Colebrook Fire Station
18 Pleasant Street
Colebrook, NH