Women and Their Woods: Planning & Managing for Increased Biodiversity in Your Woodland

Event Date
watw workshop

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.

The workshop is $10 for Delaware Highlands Conservancy members or Women and Their Woods Educational Retreat graduates, and $20 for non-members. Prior registration is required; please visit www.DelawareHighlands.org to register online, or call the Conservancy at 570-226-3164 ext. 8.

Inclement weather date: April 4th, 2020

Sponsored by: the Pike County Public Library, USFS at Grey Towers National Historic Site, William Penn Foundation


In 2013, Dr. Rohleder received her PhD in Ecology from Rutgers University, where she studied the effects of deer on forest understories. While attending graduate school she worked as a park ranger in Monmouth County, NJ, and taught beginning Biology labs at Rutgers and Wetland Plant ID for Rutgers’ Wetland Delineation certification series. Dr. Rohleder also spent more than 10 years creating a native plant wildlife habitat in her backyard.