Northwest Natural Resource Group is offering a workshop on wildlife habitat and silviculture on Saturday, June 4, 2016 in McMinnville. After a morning lecture session we will tour Miller Woods in the afternoon and witness ecological forestry in action. This workshop will empower landowners to greatly improve the ecological and economic value of their forests.
Ecological Forestry 101: Intro to Silviculture & Wildlife Habitat
WHEN: Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:00am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Miller Woods, 15580 Orchard View Road, McMinnville, OR 97128
REGISTER AT: http://ecological-forestry-or.eventbrite.com or just click here.
Topics this class will cover include:
Young stand management
Habitat needs of keystone PNW species
Maintaining & enhancing wildlife habitat
Incorporating wildlife habitat enhancements into forest management practices
And much more!
Speakers will include:
Glenn Ahrens, forester and researcher for Oregon State University Extension in Clackamas, Hood River and Marion Counties
Mike Crabtree of Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District’s
Lori Hennings, senior natural resource scientist for Metro
Michael Ahr, forest conservationist for West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
Jeanie Taylor, owner of Gopher Valley Forest.