Tending my Trees

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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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Life + LAND is a blog all about helping ladies get a hand on their land. It features articles, landowner tid-bits, women spotlights, and other resources. This blog was created by forester Danielle Atkins, co-founder of the Georgia Forestry Commission's Ladies for their Land program.
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Fri, Apr 12, 2019 - 10:00 am
until 4:30 pm
Are you interested in learning about Forestry Projects, Management Plans, and Legacy Planning?
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Fri, Mar 22, 2019 - 7:30 am
until 5:00 pm
Looking to network and reconnect with Women and Their Woods members?
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Fri, Mar 8, 2019 - 8:30 am
until 4:00 pm
This workshop will be hosted in Blakely, Georgia, which was heavily impacted by Hurricane Michael this past fall.
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An unwelcome present arrived under some Oregonian Christmas trees.

The Oregon Department of Forestry discovered that Christmas trees shipped to big box stores such as Walmart were infected by the elongate hemlock scale. This pest feeds on the underside of needles and leaves behind a waxy residue that diminishes the tree's health. If the scale spreads into the natural forest, it could have a devastating impact on fir, spruce, and iconic Douglas fir trees. 
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by Kiersten Ahrns, National Association of State Foresters intern & Ohio State University undergraduate
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Sat, Nov 10, 2018 - 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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High winds and saturated soils can result in damage to forest and yard trees. In terms of repairing the damage to your landscape, safety is of utmost importance. The first thing many people do is grab the chain saw.
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brought to you by the Virginia Forestry Association!
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Sat, Nov 3, 2018 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
This two-day course is designed for women. Our goal is that each student will leave the course being keenly aware of how to evaluate practices, and equipment for safety.
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Kiera Quigley, National Association of State Foresters summer intern and Fisheries & Wildlife undergrad at Michigan State

 

Since the passage of the Endangered Species Act in 1973, private landowners have had to be more thoughtful about what species might be living on their property and how certain activities can affect them. Very often, the presence of a threatened or endangered species on your property can be a benefit rather than a hindrance. Protecting the biodiversity of your land increases its overall health, productivity, and aesthetic value.
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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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Thu, Feb 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
until 8:00 pm
Southern Regional Extension Forestry is helping equip landowners with the knowledge to manage their woodlands. The Woodlands Stewards Webinar Series will connect landowners with forestry experts from across the southeast via locally based webinar sessions. The Woodlands Stewards series consists of 4 live, two-hour webinar sessions followed by a 5th session organized by site hosts. The free webinars will be once a week from February 21 - March 14, 2019.
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Fri, Apr 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
until 3:00 pm
Spend a weekend connecting with other women landowners, learning woods skills taught by women for women, and enjoying leisure activities in Western Montana’s historic Nine Mile Valley!

APRIL 26-28, 2019
Begins at 5:30pm on Friday the 26th and concludes at 3pm on Sunday the 28th

Learn how to:
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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 4:30 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.