Non-Timber Forest Products

Event
Wed, Dec 2, 2020 - 9:00 pm
until 10:30 pm
Join us to learn how to make your very own wreath utilizing greenery from your property! We'll cover some NTFP basics, we'll do some basic tree identification, and we'll teach you how to make a wreath and a garland. Just in time for the holiday season. This is going to be fun and educational, we can't wait to see you!

Register Here!

You will need to bring your own:
Wreath frame
Floral wire
Wire cutters
Evergreen tree clippings
Tree clippers
Article
By Tiffany Hopkins, Oregon State University Coordinator of the Master Woodland Managers program

As autumn arrives and the weather grows cooler, you may find yourself wanting to bring some of your woodland indoors. An arrangement of evergreens can help you bring the forest home, and can make a festive addition to upcoming fall and winter holidays.

See Tiffany's DIY Greenery Arrangement Youtube tutorial for instructions, tips, and tricks, or read on below!
Event
Thu, Sep 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
until 1:00 pm
Save the Date!

More details at www.DelawareHighlands.org/watw
Event
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm
until 5:00 pm
Buds, flowers, and crisp young leaves are out! Let’s take some time to identify different species found in our native forest, and how to ethically and safely harvest these plants for our own larder. We’ll forage and prepare our findings for a wild lunch. This was a very successful workshop last Spring, and we’re at it again, come discover all the delicious offerings of Spring growth in the landscape.
Article

Non-timber forest products can be a fun way to interact with your woodland in between forest harvests, or as an alternative management objective.


If you are interested in producing non-timber forest products, the best place to start is by taking an inventory of your property and skills.  
Article
Want to make your own maple syrup?
Article
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. 
Article
Looking for a unique gift to bring to the hosts of your next holiday gathering? Or need something festive for your own table?

 
Article
This past September marked the 5th Women and Their Woods Educational Retreat hosted by the Delaware Highlands Conservancy. The event this year was held at the Highlights Family Foundation's Workshop Facility in scenic Wayne County, PA.
Event
Sat, Apr 21, 2018 - 10:00 am
until 2:00 pm
Let's take a moment to deconstruct the green wall of vegetation which grows abundantly all around. What can you eat? What medicine grows right outside the front door? In the Spring, there are so many fresh young shoots and leaves to learn about in this afternoon of shared discovery; come take a walk and find a sweet or bitter snack!
Article
How many of the following questions do you answer yes to?

 (Excerpt from The Wander Society by Keri Smith in the foreword section pg. XXVII entitled ‘What is the Wander Society?’)
Article
by Kate MacFarland, Forest Service Assistant Agroforester

Across the US, communities are recognizing the importance of urban forests, community gardens, and other green space for residents’ mental and physical health, local and regional environmental benefits, and educational and nutritional opportunities. Food forests are an emerging form of green infrastructure that is becoming more and more common across the country.
Event
Wed, Dec 2, 2020 - 9:00 pm
until 10:30 pm
Join us to learn how to make your very own wreath utilizing greenery from your property! We'll cover some NTFP basics, we'll do some basic tree identification, and we'll teach you how to make a wreath and a garland. Just in time for the holiday season. This is going to be fun and educational, we can't wait to see you!

Register Here!

You will need to bring your own:
Wreath frame
Floral wire
Wire cutters
Evergreen tree clippings
Tree clippers
Article
By Tiffany Hopkins, Oregon State University Coordinator of the Master Woodland Managers program

As autumn arrives and the weather grows cooler, you may find yourself wanting to bring some of your woodland indoors. An arrangement of evergreens can help you bring the forest home, and can make a festive addition to upcoming fall and winter holidays.

See Tiffany's DIY Greenery Arrangement Youtube tutorial for instructions, tips, and tricks, or read on below!
Event
Thu, Sep 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
until 1:00 pm
Save the Date!

More details at www.DelawareHighlands.org/watw
Event
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm
until 5:00 pm
Buds, flowers, and crisp young leaves are out! Let’s take some time to identify different species found in our native forest, and how to ethically and safely harvest these plants for our own larder. We’ll forage and prepare our findings for a wild lunch. This was a very successful workshop last Spring, and we’re at it again, come discover all the delicious offerings of Spring growth in the landscape.
Article

Non-timber forest products can be a fun way to interact with your woodland in between forest harvests, or as an alternative management objective.


If you are interested in producing non-timber forest products, the best place to start is by taking an inventory of your property and skills.  
Article
Want to make your own maple syrup?