Wetlands and Forestry: Optimizing the Benefits workshop

12 Mar
May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Twin Mountain Gazebo
Intersection of Route 3 and Route 302 in Twin Mountain
$15 - $30
New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association
603 229-9699

Are there swamps, marshes, seasonal pools, or other wetlands in the forests you manage?

On May 18, New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association will host a Landowner Class titled Wetlands and Forestry: Optimizing the Benefits, a hands-on class with field work from 9 am to noon in Twin Mountain, New Hampshire.

This workshop will survey a variety of methods to sustain or enhance the ecological value of wetlands in a productive woodlot or timberland. Topics will include: road engineering, beaver management, water quality protection, and using knowledge of soils and forest types to plan harvests that create high-quality wildlife habitat.

Instructors will include:

  • Ray Berthiaume, Harvest Planning and Operations Manager, Wagner Forest Management;
  • John Lanier, Wildlife Habitat Management Consultant;
  • Brendan Prusik, Forestry Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension; and
  • Rachel E. Dandeneau, Associate Professor of Environmental Science at White Mountains Community College.

Participants should meet at the Twin Mountain Gazebo at the intersection of Route 3 and Route 302 in Twin Mountain, New Hampshire

Cost of this class is $15 for NHTOA Members, $30 Non-Members.

To register, call the NHTOA office at (603) 224-9699 or go to the Events page at  www.nhtoa.org.