Thursday afternoons 2:00 – 4:00 PM March 10, 17, 24
Are you a Green Industry professional interested in expanding the suite of services offered to your clients to include creating and enhancing woodlands and meadows? If so, then this three-part webinar series is for you!
Developed by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership, this program aims to inform and equip green industry professionals with knowledge and skills to provide additional services to clientele while improving ecosystem health. Small-scale natural area management services include wildlife habitat enhancement, forestry practices such as thinning and chosen tree management, tree planting, and invasive control. A resource manual and specialized checklist tool complement the training and help Green Industry professionals determine which enhancement practices suit a given property.
This 3-part webinar series provides in-depth instruction related to the management of a small-acreage property from start to finish through our case-study scenario. We start with an assessment of the property with a standard checklist and proceed with plan development and finish with the implementation of various land care practices including the management of existing tree canopies, invasive plant control, lawn conversion to trees, and deer impact mitigation.
Registrations will be accepted through March 9. Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants also will receive access to webinar recordings. Cost of the program is $35, which includes the Woodland Health Practices Handbook and the Woodland Health Assessment Checklist and Management Actions Guide The webinar is $15 without the Handbook and Guide
Register and find more information at https://go.umd.edu/NAM22.