The five-part "Caring for Your Forest" workshop series provides a comprehensive overview of useful, practical information to guide landowners toward productive, sustainable woodlot management.
Three sessions remain in the series:
Woodlot Valuation and Economics – Online
April 14, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Most woodlot owners will sell timber at some point during their tenure. Learn how trees, sawlogs, and other forest products are measured and sold and how foresters and logging contractors determine stumpage prices. Join Andy Fast, UNH Cooperative Extension Forest Industry Specialist, and Greg Jordan, Rockingham County Extension Forester for a review the economics of owning and managing a woodlot in NH.
Wildlife Habitat Assessment: Part One - Online
April 21, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join Matt Tarr, UNH Cooperative Extension Wildlife Specialist, to learn techniques you can use to assess, create, improve and maintain foraging, nesting, denning and cover for native birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians on your woodlot.
Wildlife Habitat Assessment: Part Two – In Person
April 24, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tree Nuts for Turkeys and Other Wildlife. Join NHTOA member and landowner Roscoe Blaisdell, UNH Cooperative Extension Wildlife Specialist Matt Tarr, and National Wild Turkey Federation Biologist Matt DiBona for a woodlot tour discussing what food do turkey and other wildlife prefer and get the best nutrition from? Learn what species of trees are mast producing trees and how you may be able to increase the presence of these species on your property.
Registration fees per class: Members: $5.00 per person; non-members: $15.00 per person except for "Wildlife Habitat Assessment: Part Two," which is $15.00 for NHTOA members and $25.00 for non-members.
Register on the NHTOA website (www.nhtoa.org); Zoom details will be emailed once registration is complete. Call the NHTOA office for detailed information, (603) 224-9699.