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Join the 2013 class of women forest landowners for a four-day workshop full of exciting educational programs and field trips related to the care and management of forestland. Women from across the Mid-Atlantic region who own, care for, or are interested in learning more about forestland are encouraged to attend. The workshop takes place from September 26-September 29.
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There are a lot of resources on the web for woodland owners to get answers to their questions.  This can cause some to become overwhelmed by the volume of responses they get when doing a search on a particular topic.  That is why we designed Woodlandinfo.org; to be a portal for information for landowners, especially those living in Wisconsin.  The site is a gateway to information on an array of topics, events, and publications.  Woodland owners can find out why their woodland is important, and hear from landowne
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At the annual Idaho Forest Owners Association Field Day event in 2011, I had the pleasure of hearing Washington State University Extension Forester James Freed speak about non-timber products. In the Pacific Northwest and beyond his enthusiasm is legendary and contagious... Freed says that Americans will “pay whatever it takes to keep Fido happy.” He means that there is a market for Fido’s restful snooze, specifically, western red cedar shavings used in doggy beds. Pet supplies are a fast-growing market even in slow economic times, as we buy for our pets but not for ourselves.
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The Minnesota Women's Woodland Network recently hosted a over-night event at Camp Vermilion near Cook, MN. Women enjoyed a field tour of the property which was once a Boys Camp and is now owned by American Lutheran Church. Various forestry projects have been doing throughout the years; after natural disasters and with the help of cost share resources.
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Friday afternoon, April 20, significantly the weekend of Earth Day 2012, twelve women landowners from Pennsylvania and New York gathered in the home of Nancy Baker for the Women and Their Woods spring workshop.  The Women and Their Woods program brings women landowners together to provide them with valuable education and educational resources and to cultivate long range support groups who are able to properly steward their lands and seek help in caring for their lands should they need it.
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A workshop designed by women and for women – that was the inaugural launch of Women and Their Woods on April 27-29, 2013 held at Riverledge Farm in Grafton.
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Information about the Washington State - Idaho State Field Day taking place near Newport, WA on June 16, 2012
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The Minnesota Forestry Association's Spring Field Day is coming up on May 18 & 19, 2012 in Grand Rapids, MN.
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There are many organizational resources for forest landowners in the Inland Pacific Northwest, and I'd like to bring three to your attention here: Idaho Forest Owners Association; Inland Northwest Land Trust; and University of Idaho Extension.
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On March 9 & 10, 2012, hundreds of woodland owners gathered for the Minnesota Family Woodlands: A Landowner Conference.
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This session is for any forestry professional interested in being eligible to inspect and certify properties as Tree Farms.  Those individuals wishing to become inspectors must attend a face-to-face certification training session.
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Sat, Jul 30, 2016 - 9:00 am
until 4:00 pm
Women and Our Woods Workshop for Women Woodland Owners

Hidden Valley Nature Center  131 Egypt Rd., Jefferson, ME 04348, July 30, 2016, 9:00-4:00

$45 ($40 for HVNC, Midcoast Conservancy, MOFGA, MFLT members), $25 Students    Scholarships available!!

Women and Our Woods
Event
Sat, Jul 30, 2016 - 9:00 am
until 4:00 pm
Women and Our Woods Workshop for Women Woodland Owners

Hidden Valley Nature Center  131 Egypt Rd., Jefferson, ME 04348, July 30, 2016, 9:00-4:00

$45 ($40 for HVNC, Midcoast Conservancy, MOFGA, MFLT members), $25 Students    Scholarships available!!

Women and Our Woods

Empowering Maine’s women woodland owners to steward our forestlands
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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.
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Guest post from Wilma B of Indiana: Ask your state forester questions.  My forester answered my questions and encouraged me to attend local woodland committee meetings where I heard much helpful information. At field days and workshops, I was able to see and hear what others were doing and who they hired to do it if they couldn't do it themselves.
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Join us April 3-5 at the HJ Andrews forest in Blue River, Oregon.
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Join us for three fantastic days at the HJ Andrews Long Term Experimental Forest, along the Mckenzie River.