Thursday, February 22, 2018

Learn About Backyard Forestry At Free Seminar In Dauphin County March 17

The Dauphin County Woodland Owners Association will host a Backyard Forestry Seminar March 17 at the Dauphin County Agricultural & Natural Resources Center located at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin beginning at 8:30.
Are you interested in learning more about Pennsylvania forests, or maintaining and improving forest diversity on your wooded property? If so, consider registering for this free, educational, one-day seminar.
Topics include: The History of the Appalachian Trail and the Civilian Conservation Corps; Spotted Lanternfly and Golden Wing Warbler Management; Do It Yourself -- Backyard Forestry; Tips on Sustainable Timber Management; and Hiring a Consulting Forester.
Pennsylvania woodlands are an amazing resource that provides untold economic, ecological, and social value to the state’s citizens. One in eight Pennsylvania households own woodland with an average size estimated at between 17 and 21 acres.
The Dauphin County Woodland Owners Association is an organization of owners and other members of the public interested in forest related topics.
Pre-registration is requested.  The cost of the Seminar is $10 payable at registration.
For more information or to register, contact Katica Cuturic at the Penn State Extension Office – Dauphin County at 717-921-8803 or by emailing or contact Mike Thomas, President, at,  717-469-9366 for more information.
(Reprinted from the Feb. 21 Resource newsletter from DCNR. Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

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