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Title
Woodland Educational Field Tour and Workshop
Description
Come out to a Free Educational Woodland Tour & Workshop and meet other woodland owners and discover ways to improve your own woodland on Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Berkeley County, WV, at the Keller Tree Farm. Pat & Jim Keller & a host of natural resource professionals will lead the tour & tell the group about some key strategies in controlling invasive plants such as tree-of-heaven, multiflora rose, etc., releasing quality crop trees, wild grapevine control, planting oak, persimmons, & other tree species, beekeeping & the importance of pollinators, & streamside land protection along a certified trout stream. We will also visit & discuss wildlife management including food & habitat areas & a portable sawmill operation. This will be a moderately difficult walk on mostly flat terrain. Appropriate hiking footwear is recommended. Registration is free! A Free Catered Lunch is provided. Everyone welcome! To RSVP and to get directions to this free event, please contact: Dan Magill at the WVU Appalachian Hardwood Center by phone at 304-293-9419 or by e-mailing: dmagill@wvu.edu This Event is made available through the collaboration of the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District & WV Conservation District; WV Woodland Owners Association; WVU Appalachian Hardwood Center & Extension Service; Mid Atlantic Farm Credit; WV Forestry Association & WV Tree Farm Program; and the WV Division of Forestry.
Date
Saturday, June 15th 2013
Category
General
Location
Between Martinsburg and Shephardstown, WV
Is this a free event?
Yes
Is this event family friendly?
Yes
Contact Information
Name: Daniel Magill
Email: dmagill@wvu.edu
Phone: 304-293-9419