Fundamentals of Forestry - Wentworth REVISED DATE

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Fundamentals of Forestry REVISED DATE

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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: Rick Evan, NHDRA, Doug Miner, NH Div. of Forests and Lands, Neil Bilodeau, NH DES.

PLP Credits: 8.0   SAF Credits: 7.0 Category 2

October 6th, 2020 8:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
King Forest Industries
53 East Side Road
Wentworth, NH
Phone: 603-224-9699
Event Fee(s)
Member fee $ 45.00
Non-member fee $ 90.00
Invoice Durgin & Crowell $ 0.00
Invoice King Forest Industries $ 0.00
Pay later - Invoice ME $ 0.00

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