Women and Our Woods - Wednesday Workshop in Wells, ME 

On Wednesday, March 25, the Forest Guild led a workshop for women woodland owners in York County, Maine. The workshop was hosted by the Wells National Estuarine Reserve. Presenters included Amanda Mahaffey, northeast region director for the Forest Guild; Patty Cormier, a district forester for the Maine Forest Service, and Nancy Olmstead, invasive plant biologist for the Maine Natural Areas Program.

Reducing the Fire Risk to your Wooded Property Home 

Reducing the Fire Risk to your Wooded Property Home

Fire plays a very important ecological role in forested ecosystems. Fires help maintain the forest by naturally thinning and pruning trees, and by reducing the buildup of surface fuels.  Forest health is also benefited because fire helps to recycle nutrients, regenerate plants, and stimulate biological diversity among plant species and habitats.

Women Caring for the Land: Free Conservation Discussion and Field Tour 

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Zionsville Town Hall
Zionsville, IN

Approached by a logger? What should you do? 

Over the last few months I’ve been getting calls from landowners wondering if they should cut their timber and what they need to know to begin the process. Many have been contacted by a logger and realized there’s an opportunity but aren’t sure how to proceed. Woodland Stewardship Online is a great resource of woodland owners considering timber management. Several specific chapters will be referenced below.

If you’re considering harvest timber, rest assured there are resources to help you understand your options.

Women and Our Woods/Forestry for Maine Birds 

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Women and Our Woods/Forestry for Maine Birds

Friday, May 8

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

McAdam Woodlot, Springvale, ME