Caring for Your Forest Webinar Series
Interested in taking better care of your woodlot? Sharpening your forestry skills? Improving your woodlot for wildlife? These workshop recordings are a great place to start. Contact your county forester to learn more!
Presenters include Extension Forestry Field Specialists: Jim Frohn, Michael Gagnon, Rebecca DiGirolomo, Greg Jordan, and Andy Fast, Extension Forest Industry State Specialist, and Matt Tarr, Extension State Wildlife Specialist.
Woodlot Management Planning
Grafton County Extension Forester Jim Frohn discusses the basics of woodlot management planning. He talks about identifying and matching goals with the land's resources and potential, the importance of written management plans, and current use designation. Cost sharing opportunities are also discussed.
Learn to identify trees using a variety of characteristics. County Extension Foresters Rebecca DiGirolomo and Michael Gagnon share their tips for using bark, buds, twigs, and leaves as clues to help in tree identification.
Woodlot Valuation and Economics
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 (Part 1) Assessment & Planning
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.