Improving Forest Health

Event
Fri, Oct 25, 2019 - 9:00 am
until 4:00 pm


Event
Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm
until 5:00 pm
PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
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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. 
Article
As a landowner, you have hopes and dreams for your woods. Whether you’d like to create more wildlife habitat, thin your forest or restore it following a natural disaster, your dreams require the right resources to come true.

Financial assistance programs, often times called cost share programs, can help make these dreams more attainable and affordable by providing the financial support and technical know-how you need. Some of the most helpful programs come from a surprising source: the USDA Farm Bill.

But isn’t the Farm Bill for farmers?
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Life+LAND blog post by Danielle Atkins

Let's talk money...

What is the return on timber?

We're talking money.

What can you expect to get in 20-25-30 years . . .
Event
Thu, Aug 29, 2019 - 9:30 am
until 3:00 pm
Women landowners and natural resource professionals interested in learning about private land management and conservation are invited to attend a workshop on "Getting to Know Your Land." These workshops are the first in a series of six quarterly events offered by ForestHer NC, a new initiative that seeks to engage women in woodland stewardship.

Topics for the first workshops include:

•  North Carolina's forest ecosystems

•  Identifying the types of forest you own

•  Forest management planning

•  Defining a vision for your land
Event
Thu, Aug 22, 2019 - 9:30 am
until 3:00 pm
Women landowners and natural resource professionals interested in learning about private land management and conservation are invited to attend a workshop on "Getting to Know Your Land." These workshops are the first in a series of six quarterly events offered by ForestHer NC, a new initiative that seeks to engage women in woodland stewardship.

Topics for the first workshops include:

•  North Carolina's forest ecosystems

•  Identifying the types of forest you own

•  Forest management planning

•  Defining a vision for your land
Event
Thu, Aug 8, 2019 - 9:30 am
until 3:00 pm
Women landowners and natural resource professionals interested in learning about private land management and conservation are invited to attend a workshop on "Getting to Know Your Land." These workshops are the first in a series of six quarterly events offered by ForestHer NC, a new initiative that seeks to engage women in woodland stewardship.

Topics for the first workshops include:

•  North Carolina's forest ecosystems

•  Identifying the types of forest you own

•  Forest management planning

•  Defining a vision for your land
Event
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.
Article
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
Event
Wed, May 5, 2021 - 2:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Women Owning Woodlands is hosting four webinars in May based on “Women on the Land: A Landowner’s Guide to Stewarding Her Woodlands.”

Register here!
Event
Tue, Apr 20, 2021 - 8:30 pm
until 9:30 pm
Date: April 20, 2021 6:30-7:30pm CT

Cost: $10
Article
I’m a regular contributor to WOWnet, a professional forester, a mom of two boys, but not a woodland owner. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic my family adopted a local, neglected woodlot and got to pretend it was ours by working hard, creating a socially distanced community and making the world--we hope--a little better.
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This is the first in a series of WOW Entomology publications by Molly Norton Darr and Leonora Pepper. Each publication will highlight a common insect impacting forests in a particular region of the United States, paired with an interview of a woman landowner who has had to address that insect in managing her forest.
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.
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.