South Central

Event
Fri, Sep 11, 2020 - 9:00 am
until 5:00 pm
Come join us to learn about tending your woodlands!

WOMEN OWNING WOODLANDS (WOW) WEEKEND WORKSHOP

At the beautiful Wataga State Park & Calvin Price State Forest in Pocahontas County

September 11-13, 2020

At this workshop you will:

• Walk in the woods with other women woodland owners to identify common trees

• Explore ways to make a woodland more attractive to wildlife

• Learn about chainsaw maintenance
Article
It’s important to remember that wildfire season will not be cancelled, even in the time of a global pandemic. Here are some steps you can take to mitigate the risk before the fire happens.
Article
One of the most important components of the reforestation plan is selecting the appropriate site preparation technique.
Article
Last week, I listened to an audio book from my local library titled, The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, best-selling authors of The Confidence Code.

This book is written for teens and pre-teen girls, but it is also written for moms and other superhero women who remember the struggles of their own teen years and want to support the girls in their lives. I even found some take-home lessons for myself as a grown-up, confident woman.
Article
The Congress passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the 2018 Farm Bill, in December 2018.
Article
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.
Article
Whether natural or man-made, fires have always had a hand in shaping the world’s forests.
Article
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.
Article
Income Tax Deduction on Timber and Landscape Tree Loss from Casualty

Timber or landscape trees destroyed by the hurricane, fire, earthquake, ice, hail, tornado, and other storms are “casualty losses” that may allow the property owners to take a deduction on their federal income tax returns.
Article
Have you seen a box nailed to the side of a building, or on a post in a field, and wondered what it was for? Bats are friends from the forest. Little brown bats, big brown bats, and numerous other species flit about the evening sky, eating insects and playing a role in the forest ecosystem.
Article
Forester and woodland owner Barrie Brusila of Mid-Maine Forestry in Warren, ME shares some of her lessons learned in a simple handout entitled "Timber Harvesting Do's and Don'ts."
Article
"Seeds: One Man’s Serendipitous Journey to Find the Trees That Inspired Famous American Writers from Faulkner to Kerouac, Welty to Wharton" is dedicated to Horan’s love for “all the trees that have provided the vital wood flesh for millions of magical books throughout the ages.” Horan’s journey collecting actual seeds from famous authors’ trees is an engaging travelogue, homage, and memoir.
Event
Fri, Sep 11, 2020 - 9:00 am
until 5:00 pm
Come join us to learn about tending your woodlands!

WOMEN OWNING WOODLANDS (WOW) WEEKEND WORKSHOP

At the beautiful Wataga State Park & Calvin Price State Forest in Pocahontas County

September 11-13, 2020

At this workshop you will:

• Walk in the woods with other women woodland owners to identify common trees

• Explore ways to make a woodland more attractive to wildlife

• Learn about chainsaw maintenance
Article
It’s important to remember that wildfire season will not be cancelled, even in the time of a global pandemic. Here are some steps you can take to mitigate the risk before the fire happens.
Article
One of the most important components of the reforestation plan is selecting the appropriate site preparation technique.
Article
Last week, I listened to an audio book from my local library titled, The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, best-selling authors of The Confidence Code.

This book is written for teens and pre-teen girls, but it is also written for moms and other superhero women who remember the struggles of their own teen years and want to support the girls in their lives. I even found some take-home lessons for myself as a grown-up, confident woman.
Article
The Congress passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the 2018 Farm Bill, in December 2018.
Article
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.