Fundamentals of Forestry workshop

May 12, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Colebrook Fire Station
18 Pleasant Street
Colebrook NH
$45 NHTOA members, $90 non members
New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association
603 229-9699

New Hampshire Professional Loggers Program will hold a Fundamentals of Forestry workshop at the Colebrook Fire Station on May 12th 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 this program are:

Jim Frohn, UNH Cooperative Extension

Wendy Scribner, UNH Cooperative Extension

Cost of this training is $45 for NHTOA members, $90 for non-members.

To sign up for this workshop go to Fundamentals of Forestry – Colebrook NH (