Northeast

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In the last 20 years, about one new species of beetle has landed on North American shores each year, imported from other parts of the world. The arrivals come mostly in wood pallets and other packing materials.
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Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 3:45 pm
This women-only workshop will be held at private property with 142 acres of land in Hardwick NJ and begins at 8 am. Topics will address forest health, best management practices, financial benefits of protecting the forest, including forestry stewardship plans and stewardship assistance programs.
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Whether natural or man-made, fires have always had a hand in shaping the world’s forests.
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Sat, Jun 1, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
This two-day introductory chainsaw safety course is designed for women.
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Fri, May 31, 2019 - 12:00 pm
until 12:00 pm
Come join us to learn about tending your woodlands! At West Virginia's beautiful Watoga State Park & Calvin Price State Forest in Pocahontas County May 31 to June 2, 2019
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What can you do about it? The terms “resilient” has become a favorite of foresters looking to describe what our forests need to become in order to cope with the threat of drought and related stresses.
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Sat, May 4, 2019 - 9:00 am
until 3:00 pm
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Women and Their Woods graduates and guests, and Northern Tier Hardwoods Association in Lake Ariel, PA as we learn Chainsaw Safety with a Game of Logging instructor and invasive species management techniques with a landowner. Bring a camp/folding chair, a lunch, dress for the weather, and bring a gas-powered chainsaw if you have one.
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by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

 

Did you know that it is National Invasive Species Awareness Week THIS WEEK? 
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Sat, May 4, 2019 - 9:00 am
until 12:00 pm
Please plan to join us on Saturday May 4, 2019. Today's Topics will include:
Tree Identification, Elements of a Management Plan, and Forest for the Birds
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Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 8:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Join us for an action-packed day at Pine Tree Camp in Rome, Maine for a full program of engaging, hands-on classes for women woodland owners and outdoor enthusiasts!
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Sat, May 4, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 12:00 pm
This women's chainsaw safety course is designed for women who have attended an introductory chainsaw safety training, and/or have extensive experience running a chainsaw for tasks short of tree felling.
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Sat, Apr 13, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
This two-day course chainsaw safety course designed for women. Most participants will have little or no experience with a chainsaw, though this course is also an effective refresher for more experienced individuals who have developed some bad habits with a saw. This is the gateway course to learning more advanced practices.
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Sat, Sep 28, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
Details are finalized for our Game of Logging courses this fall, with Northeast Woodland Training.

Merck Forest will be offering a Women's Only Game of Logging course for Level One on September 28th. Participants receive training and certification in precision felling techniques, safety checks, and chainsaw best practices. Tuition cost is $180 per person, and we offer accommodations in our Barn Cabins for people who may be traveling from a distance at the rate of $10 / person / night.
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Thu, Sep 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
until 1:00 pm
Save the Date!

More details at www.DelawareHighlands.org/watw
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Sat, Jun 29, 2019 - 10:00 am
until 12:00 pm
Tour a Managed Family Farm. 

Saturday, the 29th of June 2019

10:00 AM to Noon. 

This tour of a multi-generational family farm in northern Rhode Island is geared towards women who are interested in learning more about what is involved in managing woodlands and how to get started. 

Please plan to join us. Bring your questions about woodland management and we'll do our best to answer them. 

Note: Though the program is geared towards women, men partners and co-owners may also attend. 
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Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers is a new book offering case studies, illustrations, and stories that can help guide decisions in managing deer populations among many other objectives.
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A Review by Leigh Macmillen Hayes, writer and author of the blog wondermyway.com
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Fri, May 31, 2019 - 7:00 am
until 4:39 pm
Come join us to learn about tending your woodlands!