Coverts Workshop Agenda, 2018 [brochure]

The New Hampshire Coverts Project Workshop May 2-5, 2018

AGENDA

Wednesday, May 2

6:15 p.m. Check in at Main Lodge/Office at Barbara Harris Center; move gear into cabins Wine & Cheese sponsored by Coverts Class of 2017

7:00 p.m. Orientation: Introductions and Overview of the Coverts Project Haley Andreozzi

8:00 p.m. Celebrating Wildlife in Three Parts Ellen Snyder

Thursday, May 3

7:00–8:00 am Interpreting NH’s Forests: Field Walk on Barbara C. Harris Campus

8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 New Hampshire's Forest Types & Ecology Dode Gladders

10:00 – 11:00 Fields, Old Fields, and Shrublands for Wildlife Kelly Boland

11:00– 12:00 Wetland Habitats Emily Preston

12 – 12:45 Lunch (bring field supplies)

12:50 – 4:30 Field Trip: Forest Ecology & Habitats - McCabe Forest

6:00 - 7:00 Dinner

7:00 – 8:15 Adventures in Camera-Trapping: Candid Camera in the Woods of Hancock Eric Aldrich

8:30 Campfire

Friday, May 4

6:30 – 8:00 Bird Walk (optional) Phil Brown

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

8:45 – 9:45 Silvicultural Principles Karen Bennett

9:45 – 10:45 Managing Forested Habitats for Wildlife Matt Tarr

10:45 – 12:00 Conservation Strategies & Taking Action for Wildlife Haley Andreozzi

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (bring field supplies)

12:50 – 5:00 Field Trip: Harris Center for Conservation Education

5:30 – 6:00 Meet Project Partners

6:00 – 7:00 Dinner wi th Partners& Coverts Cooperators

7:00 Campfire with Coverts Cooperators

Saturday, May 5

8:00 – 8:45 Breakfast - Move out of cabins (store gear in personal vehicles)

9:00 - 10:15 Effective Outreach & Case Studies Karen Bennett

I0:15 – 10:30 Speaking for Wildlife Haley Andreozzi

10:30 – 11:30 Engaging People & Volunteering Malin Clyde & Haley Andreozzi

11:30 – 3:00 Depart for Picnic Lunch: Crotched Mountain

- Group Photo

- Volunteering as a Coverts Cooperator

- Action Planning

- Workshop Evaluations

3:00 Depart

 

Note: Another group will be occupying our cabins on Saturday so please move out of your cabins after breakfast

PRESENTERS & HOSTS

  • Emily Preston
  • Mike Powers
  • Ellen Snyder
  • Wayne Young
  • Karen Bennett                                        
  • Malin Clyde                                   
  • Dode Gladders  
  • Haley Andreozzi
  • Matt Tarr                                            
  • Phil Brown
  • Kelly Boland
  • Eric Aldrich
  • Gabe Roxby

LODGING

  • Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Center, located in Greenfield, NH. This facility is owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts (note: this is not the same as the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock!)

  • Indoor programs will take place in the Main Lodge meeting room

  • Cabins are shared with 5-8 people (same sex) and contain bunk beds, restrooms, showers, & heat.

  • Workshop participants should bring: bedding, pillow, soap, towel, toiletries, flashlight, alarm clock, raingear, sturdy footwear, water bottle, insect repellent, and earplugs. Other useful items include binoculars, camera, clipboard, daypack.

PROJECT SPONSORS

  • UNH Cooperative Extension

  • NH Fish & Game Department

  •  NH Division of Forests and Lands

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Anna Boudreau
State Advisory Council Chair