This course will provide valuable information for landowners interested in learning more about forests and woodland management in Indiana.
The course will run for eight successive Thursday evenings, covering topics like tree identification, forest biology, forest management planning and techniques, timber harvesting and marketing, wildlife management, and economic considerations for woodland management.
In addition to the evening classes, there will be two Saturday morning field tours at local woodlands.
Registration is $50 per person and limited to 40 attendees.
Dates & Times: Thursday evenings, March 1 to April 19, 2018, 6 to 9 pm. Saturday, March 10 and Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. to noon (field tours)
Location: Johnson County Extension Office, 484 North Morton Street, Franklin, IN 46131
For registration and full information view: Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner Brochure (pdf .567mb)
Resources and Assistance Available for Planting Hardwood Seedlings - The Education Store, Purdue Extension Resource Center
Forest Improvement Handbook - The Education Store
Importance of Hardwood Tree Planting – The Education Store
Designing Hardwood Tree Plantings for Wildlife – The Education Store
Got Nature? – Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources
Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources