Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Landowner Woodland Stewardship Series

The Forestry Education and Outreach Program is pleased to announce the Summer 2012 offering of the Woodland Steward Series, Mountains Program. This series of 4 workshops offered between July 18 and August 17 is designed for property owners (especially those with 20 acres or less) to learn the basic principles of forest stewardship. The course will be offered in Asheville and Brevard.

The Western NC Woodland Steward Series: Mountains Program is designed to share with landowners the knowledge and resources necessary to enrich their experience as woodland owners and managers. The series takes place between July 18th and August 17th at various locations in the Asheville area. Each workshop will be a 1.5 day meeting led by natural resource and land management specialists, including both hands-on activities in the field and instruction in the classroom.

Pre-registration and a modest fee are required. Landowners are encouraged to attend one or more of the workshops according to their interests. Registration is available online, by mail or by phone. Details are at: http://www.ncsu-feop.org/woodlandstewards/

Sponsored by: NC State University’s Forestry & Environmental Outreach Program, the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, North Carolina Forest Service, NC Cooperative Extension Service, USDA Forest Service, the Cradle of Forestry in America, The NC Arboretum, and Bent Creek Experimental Forest.

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