Fundamentals of Forestry - Online event

Fundamentals of Forestry - Online event

Online event - please check back soon for more details

An online course with a self-paced series of recorded modules participants must watch and answer questions about in advance of an optional Zoom question and answer meeting on the scheduled date “live” with the instructors. Modules must be completed by the scheduled date, whether attending the zoom meeting or not. Links to recordings and the meeting will be provided upon registration.

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.

Instructors: Jim Frohn, UNH Cooperative Extension

PLP Credits: 8.0   SAF Credits: TBD

October 26th, 2020 8:00 AM through  9:30 PM
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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