Identifying Understory Plants offered on May 10th at the Vinton Furnace State Forest

Posted on April 29, 2013

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“Identifying Understory Plants in Your Woods” offered to woodland owners in SE Ohio at the Vinton Furnace State Forest on May 10th

 

McArthur, OH – Would you like to know more about the wildflowers, shrubs and other plants growing in your woods?  “Identifying Understory Plants in Your Woods”, the first “2nd Friday Series” program of 2013, is designed to help you:

 

  • Learn to identify some common spring wildflowers
  • Become familiar with understory shrubs
  • Understand the site conditions favorable for understory plants
  • Learn about some of the historic uses of many common understory plants
  • Explore the understory plants at the Vinton Furnace

 

“Identifying Understory Plants in Your Woods” and the “2nd Friday Series” are sponsored by the Education and Demonstration Subcommittee of the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest with support from the ODNR-Divisions of Forestry and Wildlife, US Forest Service, Vinton County Soil and Water Conservation District, Ohio State University Extension, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hocking College, the National Wild Turkey Federation and Glatfelter.

“Identifying Understory Plants in Your Woods”, will take place at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest, near McArthur, on May 10th from 9 am to 3:30 pm.  A registration fee of $10 will include lunch and program materials.   For brochures and more information, visit http://go.osu.edu/seohiowoods.  Please RSVP by calling OSU Extension Vinton County at 740-596-5212, or email Dave Apsley at apsley.1@osu.edu by May 6th.

 

 

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