Online Woodland Stewards Program

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The Woodland Stewards group working in the demonstration woods in Mills River, NC.

12/9/2019 – If you own wooded land and are interested in learning how best to manage it and make some income from it, consider attending the Woodland Stewards Program. This Extension Forestry webinar series will be offered in four sessions hosted at a number of N.C. Cooperative Extension Centers (see list below) on Thursdays from 7–8:30 p.m. from February 6 to February 27, 2020.

  • February 6, 2020: 7-8:30 p.m. Woodland Management: What is Right for You and Your Woodland? Managing your woodlands to grow healthy forests and produce revenue depends on making the right choices for your location. This session will help woodland owners to understand how stand dynamics and market considerations are used in the application of management.
  • February 13, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m. Understanding the Financial Aspects of Woodland Management. This session provides an overview of financial factors that affect your woodland management such as when to re-plant, when to thin, when to harvest, when to use cost-share programs and more.
  • February 20, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m. More than Timber: Income Opportunities from Non-timber Forest Products. There are a range of possibilities to generate income from your woodlands that depend on your location, forest type and more, that are compatible with timber management too. In this session, learn more about the opportunities to generate income from your woodlands.

To participate in this course, contact one of the following Extension offices (this list was current on 12/9/2019). Please click the link at the bottom of the list to get the most current information. New sites might be added).

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