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Friday, May 17, 2019Educational Workshops

SW VA Beginning Woodland Owners' Retreat

A variety of topics for those new to woodland management will be covered by natural resource professionals.
Topics include:

  • Working with a natural resource professional
  • Management planning
  • Timber sales
  • Wildlife management
  • Hardwood management
  • Invasive plant ID
  • Tree ID
  • Determining the value of trees

Sessions will be both indoors and outdoors. On Friday evening, we will be viewing the documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time.

Important Information

  • This program is designed for new or inexperienced landowners; repeat attendees are welcome, but please note that the program will be similar to previous years
  • Transportation to the field trip sites will be provided.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks will be provided Friday; breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided Saturday.
  • Some walking will be required. Please contact us as soon as possible if you require special accommodations.
  • Parts of this program will be held outdoors so please dress appropriately for conditions: closed-toed sturdy shoes, long pants, hats, jackets, rain gear are suggested.
  • Don’t forget your sunblock and bug spray!

When:
from Friday, May 17, 2019 7:00 AM
thru Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:00 PM
Where:

Matthews State Forest

106 Forestry Lane, Galax, VA 24333. 

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