Fundamentals of Forestry - Durham REVISED DATE

Fundamentals of Forestry - Durham REVISED DATE


Course Content: 
This workshop will give loggers a better understanding of forest management and appropriate applications of silviculture.  Course content includes discussion/powerpoints on historical events, current status of New Hampshire forests, Silvicultural principles of New England, Forest types, landowner goals and objectives, tree growth/maturity/vigor, forest regeneration, wildlife habitat, harvesting systems,  and loggers function in silviculture.  Field sessions will focus on log scaling, grades, and utilization at a sawmill.

Field Sessions will include: 
Log scaling demonstration.
Log product selection - observation of log defects and prioritizing the most profitable log product.
Silvicultural field walk, discussion of management objectives, BMPS, and wildlife habitat.

Durham -  From US 4E/US 202: Take NH Exit 155A Exit (signs for Durham/UNH) Turn right onto 155A/Mast Road. UNH Sawmill on the left (1/2 mile), follow NHTOA signs.

Instructors: Steve Roberge and Rebecca Digirolomo, UNH Cooperative Extension

PLP Credits: 8

SAF Credits: 6.5 Category 1

October 8th, 2020 8:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
UNH Sawmill
248 Mast Rd
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-224-9699
Event Fee(s)
Member fee $ 45.00
Non-member fee $ 90.00
Invoice Durgin & Crowell $ 0.00
Invoice King Forest Industries $ 0.00
Pay later - Invoice ME $ 0.00

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