Non-Timber Forest Products – Income Opportunities and Managment Strategies for Ohio Woodland Owners

Posted on October 10, 2012

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On Friday November 2, 2012 Rural Action in cooporation with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and OSU Extension will be hosting a workshop on Non-timber forest products at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest near McArthur.   Topics and speaker include:

  • The woodland resource: managing for multiple benefits- Dave Apsley,  OSU Extension
  • Growing American  ginseng and goldenseal in an Appalachian Ohio Forest – Chip Carroll, Woodwise Botanicals
  • Producing and marketing gourmet woodland mushrooms – Janell Baran, Blue Owl Garden Emporium and Tree Farm
  • Ramps: cultivation for conservationand profit: Tanner Filyaw, Rural Action Sustainable Forestry
  • Producing Natural Wardwood Charcoal from your forest – Scott Bagley, Light On the Land Forest Services

The program willl conclude with a a woods walk and planting demonstraiton.   Cost of the program is $10 which includes program materials and lunch.

Brochure: NTFP Workshop

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