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Re: Workshops/Meetings/Information
« Reply #140 on: January 30, 2021, 03:36:39 PM »
Trees & Shrubs

Hey all,
 
Please join us for a presentation on trees and shrubs on Thursday, February 18th, 2021, at 5:30pm.  
 
This 1-hour presentation, given by the Manistee and Mason-Lake Conservation Districts, Forestry Assistance Program (FAP), and Michigan State University Extension, is designed for landowners AND professionals such as foresters, ecologists, and loggers, interested in planting trees and shrubs.  Numerous topics will be discussed by Josh Shields, FAP forester and wildlife biologist with the Manistee and Mason-Lake Conservation Districts, and Emily Pochubay, Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management Educator with Michigan State University Extension.  Topics will include:
 
 • matching tree and shrub species to the proper site conditions
 • selecting fruit tree cultivars based on desired use of fruit and susceptibility to pests and disease
 • site preparation and planting techniques
 • pruning methods for fruit trees
 • proper handling and care of seedlings and fruit trees
 • containerized versus bareroot stock
 • spring versus autumn planting
 • protecting trees and shrubs from white-tailed deer and other animals
 • the use of tree and shrub planting for timber production, wildlife habitat conversion and enhancement, planting of under-represented species, and erosion control
 
 There is NO COST for attending this event.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND SPACE IS LIMITED – Once you register, you will be provided with login information for the program used to give the virtual presentation.  WHEN YOU REGISTER PLEASE PROVIDE AN EMAIL SO WE CAN EMAIL YOU THE LOGIN INFORMATION.
 
 For more information or to register, contact Josh Shields at 989-220-9236 or joshua.shields@macd.org
  
Josh Shields, Ph.D.
Forester and Wildlife Biologist, Forestry Assistance Program (FAP)
Manistee and Mason-Lake Conservation Districts
Certified Forester with Society of American Foresters
Certified Wildlife Biologist with The Wildlife Society
Certified Arborist with International Society of Arboriculture
Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator in Michigan
Office: 231-889-9666
Mobile: 989-220-9236
Email: joshua.shields@macd.org
Manistee Conservation District website: http://www.manisteecd2.org/
Mason-Lake Conservation District website: http://www.mason-lakeconservation.org/
~Ron

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« Reply #141 on: March 16, 2021, 04:54:30 PM »
RE:  FLORENCE SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY CONFERENCE
 
What:  Save the date – “Changing Industry Dynamics”
When:  5 May 2021
Where:  Keyes Peak Ski Lodge, near Florence
Cost:  $35 (more for FISTA credits)
 
As usual, space is limited.  Pre-registration required.
More information will be out in a couple of weeks.
 
Contact:  Wendy Gehlhoff, wgehlhoff@co.florence.wi.us, 715-528-3294
 
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« Reply #142 on: March 31, 2021, 04:27:32 PM »
RE:  FLORENCE SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY CONFERENCE
 
16th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference
May 5, 2021
In-Person Event
Keyes Peak Ski Lodge
Florence, WI
 
 
 
Conference Agenda
 
7:30-7:55 Registration & Light Breakfast
 
7:55-8:00 Welcome
 
8:00-9:00 Forestry & Logging Techniques to increase Ruffed Grouse Habitat
John Steigerwaldt, Ruffed Grouse Society
 
9:00-10:00 Technology Panel
Leo Huhta, Waldo Solutions
Carl Lockhart, John Deere
Shane Kleiman, Green Timber Forestry
 
10:00-10:15 BREAK
 
10:15-11:00 Loggers and Truckers Cooperative Efforts
Dennis Schoeneck, Timber Professionals Cooperative
 
11:00-11:45 MI/WI Forestry Industry Assistance Programs
Don Peterson, Renewable Resource Solutions
 
11:45-12:30 LUNCH
 
12:30-1:00 Financing Options for Forestry Industry
Jed Lechleitner, mBank
 
1:00-2:15   Roundwood Purchasing Panel
Chris Boor, Bell Pole
John Johnson, Potlatch
Tim Nicklaus, Kretz Lumber
 
2:15-2:30   BREAK
 
2:30-3:15    WI/MI Legislative & Forest Practices Study Updates
Henry Schienebeck , GLTPA
 
*Continuing Education Credits Available*
 
We respectfully request that if your registration was rolled over from last year, please complete the REGISTRATION form and resubmit the form ONLY by April 26, 2021 deadline either by mail, fax or email.
 
Mail to: Renewable Resource Solutions
1353 W. Hwy US 2, Suite 2
Crystal Falls, MI 49920
 
Fax (906) 875-3724 or Email to Nikki@renewableresourcesolutions.com
 
Register Online with payments: https://lumberjackrcd.org/sustainable-forestry-conf
 
Conference Fee: $35.00
 
Financial Contributors/Sponsors: Registration is FREE, only return the completed Registration form.
 
Face Masks recommendations will be based on Florence County Health Department requirements on May 5, 2021.
 
REGISTER EARLY! SPACE IS LIMITED
 
 
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« Reply #143 on: April 14, 2021, 01:30:08 PM »
Northern Hardwood Conference

We hope you’ll join us for the virtual Northern Hardwood Conference on 15-16 June 2021. This conference will provide researchers and managers working in the northern hardwood range with a forum to learn, share and discuss the newest science and management related to this important forest type.  Registration is now open!
 
Conference organizers are pleased to announce several group presentations covering a wide variety of topics. The first three group presentations of the event are highlighted below. Visit the website for full details and list of speakers!
  • NH-SEED: A holistic experiment to revisit classical and test novel silvicultural systems in a changing world – presented by Chris Webster et al.
  • Alternative silvicultural systems, tree regeneration success and deer use in northern hardwood forests – presented by Mike Walters et al.
  • Lessons learned from climate adaptation projects in northern hardwood forests – presented by Maria Janowiak et al.
 
Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting the development of this conference!


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