Tending my Trees

Event
Sat, Nov 9, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019, 8:00-4:00
MAINE YOUTH FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION, MILFORD, ME
Event
Fri, Oct 25, 2019 - 9:00 am
until 4:00 pm


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This article appeared in the National Association of Conservation Districts' newsletter.

Indiana’s LaPorte County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is partnering with Women4theLand to focus on female landowner needs through periodic Women’s Conservation Learning Circles.
Event
Sat, Oct 12, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 4:00 pm
This one-day course will introduce women to the fundamentals of safe chainsaw use.
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. 
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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?
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
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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:
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If you have any ash trees on your property, you’ve likely heard about the problems that emerald ash borer (EAB) brings. The EAB beetle is native to Asia and has killed millions of ash trees where it has been discovered, particularly in the US Midwest given it’s discovery in Detroit Michigan in 2002. As of today, the EAB beetle has been observed in 35 states in the US and five Canadian provinces. 



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A workshop to empower women to get a hand on their land with education on forest management topics and connections to consulting foresters
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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.
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Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 9:45 am
until 1:00 pm
Women's Hands-on Tool Sharpening and Maintenance Workshop

Date:                    Saturday, March 7, 2020Time:                    9:45 a.m.—Check-in and Refreshments

                             10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.—Workshop

Location:             REI, 750 W American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN 55420, Community RoomCost:                     $20/person, pay at the door with cash or check only.Registration:      Pre-registration required by Thursday, March 5.  
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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One of the most important components of the reforestation plan is selecting the appropriate site preparation technique.