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Woods in Your Backyard Series

by Penn State Extension

Jan 02, 2022

The vast majority of landowners have small woodlots less than 10 acres in size. Woods in Your Backyard Series is designed specifically, but not exclusively, for smaller landscapes. Join us to learn how landowners can positively influence the environment by implementing simple stewardship practices.

Who is this for?

  • Landowners
  • Land Managers
  • Conservation Organizations

What will you learn?

  • Why Manage Forests
  • Forest Ecology
  • Creating and Managing Wildlife Habitat
  • Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants
  • Forest Health Issues and Management
  • Forests and Water
  • Selecting Native Trees for Various Sites
  • Establishing Meadows and Forests
  • Creating Plans for Your Property

The Woods in Your Backyard Manual

The manual used for this workshop, The Woods in Your Backyard: Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home, is a self-directed book. It will guide participants through the process of developing and implementing projects to enhance their land’s natural resources.

Each participant will receive a full color, 108-page copy of The Woods in Your Backyard manual (a $29 value).

When: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST, Wednesdays
Jan. 19 & 26, 2022
Feb. 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2022
Mar. 2, 9, & 16, 2022

Format: Live Online via Zoom

Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinars. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recordings.

Registration Deadline: January 17, 2022 11:59 PM

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