NYLON — The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is offering a workshop for rural landowners to manage their forests and optimize the diversity and health of their property.
According to a press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension, The 24th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop will take place on March 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Central School in Yorkshire, NY.
The opening session will be Birding in the Southern Tier with Craig Braack, Allegany County Historian.
Some additional topic highlights are: Invasive Species in the Forest Landscape with Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator; Measuring Your Woodlot and Mode and Method of Vegetation Control presented by Peter J. Smallidge, NYS Extension Forester Cornell University. Conservation and Management of Woodland Pools, Forest Mushroom Cultivation, Present & Potential Forest Pests in NYS, Overview of PPE Equipment for Pesticides, Tech Tools for Land Stewardship and many more. Up to three DEC recertification credits available.
The Rural Landowner Workshop is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to landowners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information.
Pre-registration is required. To register, call contact Lynn Bliven with Cornell Cooperative Extension at (585) 268-7644 ext. 18.
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