Fundamentals of Forestry for Loggers workshop — CANCELLED

17 Feb
When:
April 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
2020-04-07T08:00:00-04:00
2020-04-07T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
King Forest Industries
53 East Side Road
Wentworth
NH
Cost:
$45 NHTOA members, $90 non members
Contact:
Cheri Birch
603 229-9699

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

 

The New Hampshire Timber Harvesting Council will hold a Professional Logger Program Fundamentals of Forestry workshop at King Forest Industries in Wentworth, NH on April 7th 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 of this workshop is $45 for NHTOA members, $90 for non-members