Enhancing Habitat

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Pollinator Pathway pioneers: Louise Washer, director of the Norwalk River Watershed Association; Donna Merrill, executive director of the Wilton Land Conservation Trust; Mary Ellen Lemay, facilitator for the Hudson to Housatonic Regional Conservation Partnership (H2H), outreach coordinator for the Aspetuck Land Trust and chairman of the Trumbull Conservation Commission; and Kimberly Stoner, who works in the Department of Entomology at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, at Keeler Ridge Meadows. Photo: Erik Trautmann
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Planting a hard mast species is a great way to add beauty to your property and improve its value for wildlife. And in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be a welcome diversion to get your hands in the dirt and establish new plant life in your backyard.
Event
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 10:30 am
until 2:30 pm
Dr. Linda Rohleder will discuss the steps to developing an invasive species management plan for your property, teach you to identify some common invasive species in our forests, and review the benefits and drawbacks of different management techniques. She will share her experiences writing her own forest stewardship plan for her 13-acre woodlands and some of the challenges she is trying to address as she works to restore the biodiversity of the forest.


Bring your own lunch and a dessert or side dish to share! We’ll provide drinks and snacks.
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Every year, millions of Americans hunt and fish in the woods.
Event
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 8:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Women Owning Woodlands Workshop

Women Owning Woodlands (WOW) engages and educates women in stewardship of land by connecting them to resources, trusted professionals, and a community of other women. Are you a woman who owns, cares for, or is interested in learning more about woodlands? You are invited to attend this event, which will highlight sustainable forestry, wildlife habitat enhancement, longleaf pine restoration, and conservation practices. 
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Trees provide shelter and food to the wildlife that live on your land, they hold the soil and protect it from erosion, they provide the air we all breathe, products you use everyday come from tree, and they provide us a place to walk, enjoy the peace and quiet we find in nature.  However trees take decades to grow tall and strong.  Are you preparing your woods for the next generation of trees?  Are your woods healthy?  Learn about how to evaluate your woods. 

Then make your woods healthier with these activities:
Event
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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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.
Event
Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - 8:30 pm
until 4:00 pm
Women's Pollinator Workshop

Monday, June 24, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Join other women landowners and land management professionals to grow your network and learn about:

-The importance of pollinators and native species

-Creating and enhancing pollinator habitat

-Invasive plant removal

-Financial and technical assistance programs

-And much more
Event
Thu, Jun 13, 2019 - 8:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Women's Pollinator Workshop

Thursday, June 13, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Join other women landowners and land management professionals to grow your network and learn about:

-The importance of pollinators and native species

-Creating and enhancing pollinator habitat

-Invasive plant removal

-Financial and technical assistance programs

-And much more
Article
You love watching the animals on your land, but have you created a home for them?

Are you rolling out the welcome mat in your woods?
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Pollinator Pathway pioneers: Louise Washer, director of the Norwalk River Watershed Association; Donna Merrill, executive director of the Wilton Land Conservation Trust; Mary Ellen Lemay, facilitator for the Hudson to Housatonic Regional Conservation Partnership (H2H), outreach coordinator for the Aspetuck Land Trust and chairman of the Trumbull Conservation Commission; and Kimberly Stoner, who works in the Department of Entomology at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, at Keeler Ridge Meadows. Photo: Erik Trautmann
Article
Planting a hard mast species is a great way to add beauty to your property and improve its value for wildlife. And in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be a welcome diversion to get your hands in the dirt and establish new plant life in your backyard.
Event
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 10:30 am
until 2:30 pm
Dr. Linda Rohleder will discuss the steps to developing an invasive species management plan for your property, teach you to identify some common invasive species in our forests, and review the benefits and drawbacks of different management techniques. She will share her experiences writing her own forest stewardship plan for her 13-acre woodlands and some of the challenges she is trying to address as she works to restore the biodiversity of the forest.


Bring your own lunch and a dessert or side dish to share! We’ll provide drinks and snacks.
Article
Every year, millions of Americans hunt and fish in the woods.
Event
Sat, Oct 5, 2019 - 8:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Women Owning Woodlands Workshop

Women Owning Woodlands (WOW) engages and educates women in stewardship of land by connecting them to resources, trusted professionals, and a community of other women. Are you a woman who owns, cares for, or is interested in learning more about woodlands? You are invited to attend this event, which will highlight sustainable forestry, wildlife habitat enhancement, longleaf pine restoration, and conservation practices.