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Virtual Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner Course

The Virtual Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner course will provide 8 online meetings on Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 pm, starting February 24, 2022, and continuing through April 14, 2022. The biology and management of woodlands will be presented and participants will be provided an opportunity to ask questions via the chat feature in Zoom. This course is designed to provide woodland owners an introduction to the biology of their forest, management options, and sources of assistance.

Registration and a $15 fee are required to participate in the course. Registration will be available until February 17 or the maximum attendance for the course is reached. Register at

All presentations and supporting materials will be online/electronic delivery.

Schedule of events:

Thursday, Feb. 24 – Tree identification techniques and resources

Thursday, March 3 – Forest history and ecology

Thursday, March 10 – Forest management planning

Thursday, March 17 – Forest management practices

Thursday, March 24 – Considerations for selling timber

Thursday, March 31 – Woodland wildlife management

Thursday, April 7 – Forest economics and taxation

Thursday, April 14 – Resource and assistance for woodland owners and course wrap-up

For questions, contact Lenny Farlee, Purdue Extension Forester and program instructor, at 765-494-2153 or

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