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Forestry Night 2018 - Houlton

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:56:57 EST

Houlton Winter Agriculture School

Topics and Presenters

6:00
Introduction

Dan Jacobs, District Forester, Maine Forest Service

6:10
Forest Tree Diseases in Aroostook County: Focus on Beech, Red Pine, and Butternut

Aaron Bergdahl, Forest Pathologist, Maine Forest Service

7:00
Break


7:10
Canada and U.S. Butternut Project

Martin Williams, Molecular Biologist, Natural Resources Canada

7:50
Break


8:00
Butternut Wood Properties (Q & A with Wood Samples)

Steve Hopkins, Owner/Operator, Hopkins Sawmill

8:15
Herbicide Release for Hardwoods and Softwoods

Ron Lemin, Vegetation Management Sales Consultant, Crop Production Services

9:00
Wrap Up



Continuing Education Credits:

CLP = ½ day, QLP = 3 hrs, LPF = 2.5hrs, SAF = 2.5 Cat 1, Pesticide Applicator = 2 credits





Forestry Night 2018 - Houlton

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:57:55 EST

Houlton Winter Agriculture School

Topics and Presenters

6:00
Introduction

Dan Jacobs, District Forester, Maine Forest Service

6:05
Forestry Legislation Update and Introduction to Maine Woodland Owners

Tom Doak, Executive Director, Maine Woodland Owners

7:00
Break


7:10
Condition of the Forest in Aroostook County: Recent Trends

Ken Laustsen, Biometrician, Maine Forest Service

8:00
Break


8:10
Announcements

Dan Jacobs

8:15
Outcome Based Forestry from a Landowner's Perspective

Dave Wilson, Chief Forester, Katahdin Forest Management and Dan Jacobs

9:00
Wrap Up



Continuing Education Credits:

CLP = ½ day, QLP = 3 hrs, LPF = 2.5hrs, and SAF = 2.5 Cat 1





Spring Woodlot Management Class, What to do with that piece of forest you own- Farmington

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 06:56:37 EST

This is a five session class on various topics to aid the owner of forest land in making some decisions about that land. The course will be instructed by various speakers but facilitated by Maine Forest Service Forester Patty Cormier. Class size limit is 25. Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; This is through the Franklin County Adult Ed. Program, to sign up and for more information call 778-3460 or lizadonald8@gmail.com. There will be a small fee. Topics and dates to include:

March 29th- Tree id and the steps of planning for your woodlot, and some basic mapping programs.
April 5th- More on planning, cost share programs available and the Tree Growth Tax Law explained.
April 12th- Managing for Bird and Wildlife habitats
April 19th- products from your woodlot, i.e. forest product markets and non- forest products
April 26th- Working with Professionals, including estate planning to think about