248 Mast Road
This workshop has been cancelled — see the NHTOA website for details.
The New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council will hold a Professional Logger Program Fundamentals of Forestry workshop at the UNH sawmill in Durham, NH on April 9th from 8 am to 3 pm
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 for the workshops are Jim Frohn, Steve Roberge, and Rebecca DiGirolomo from UNH Cooperative Extension
Cost is $45 for NHTOA members, $90 for non-members