Women Farmland Owners with and interest in Woodlot Management are invited to participate in a Learning Circle. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about basic concepts in woodlot management through discussion with other women woodlot owners, master forest owner volunteers and conservation professionals.
We will start the discussion with a Woods Walk for:
• a close-up view of some sustainable woodlot management practices in action,
• learning how to use a Biltmore stick to estimate timber quantities Following a light supper we will continue discussion to share experiences with:
• timber stand improvement
• where to seek woodlot management assistance and information
Women landowners interested in participating in the upcoming learning circle can register at www.farmland.org/women-for-the-land-calendar or contact Lynn Bliven at Cornell Cooperative Extension, firstname.lastname@example.org, 585-268-7644, Ext.18.
The Conservation Values Learning Circle is offered as part of Great Lakes Conservation Connect, a project partnership between American Farmland Trust, Cornell Cooperative Extension Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team and the Wood Soil and Water Conservation District.
New York Women’s Learning Circles are supported by the Great Lakes Protection Fund. Cornell Cooperative Extension Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team serves dairy, livestock, and field crop farm businesses and supporting industries in ten northwest New York counties.
5435A County Road 48
Belmont, NY 14813