Forestry Field Day in Morgan County – October 18

September 25, 2013

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Featuring: Demonstrations by Stine Horse Logging (AM)/Portable Sawmill (PM). Conditions permitting  Discussions and demonstrations focusing on identifying and treating invasive plants Woodland management walk Presentation on White-Nose Syndrome in bats Displays and presentations on invasive insects and diseases threatening Ohio’s forests: HWA, TCD, ALB and EAB Discussion on early detection of and rapid response to […]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Preparing Woodland Owners for Impacts to the Hocking Hills Region on October 26th

September 22, 2013

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Eastern hemlocks play a key role in the ecology and economy of the Hocking Hills. These trees, however, are currently threatened by the recent discovery of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Ohio and the Hocking Hills Join us for a program designed to introduce home owners and woodland owners to the potential threats, impacts, and […]

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Creating and Using Woodland Maps offered on Friday September 13th

August 29, 2013

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Maps are valuable tools that help woodland owners enjoy and manage their properties. Maps can be used for a variety of purposes from locating favorite mushroom and turkey hunting spots to documenting management activities in woodlands. “Creating and Using Woodland Maps”, an educational program designed to enhance the ability to use and create woodland maps, […]

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“The Basics of Oak Regeneration” program offered to woodland owners in SE Ohio at the Vinton Furnace State Forest on Friday, August 9.

July 19, 2013

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An educational program “The Basics of Oak Regeneration” will be offered on August 9 at the Vinton Furnace State Forest, near McArthur from 9 am to 3:30 pm. This program is designed to help woodland owners understand the ecological and economic importance of oak in SE Ohio and to provide them with information on how […]

“Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants” program offered to woodland owners in SE Ohio at the Vinton Furnace State Forest on Friday, July 12th

June 25, 2013

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Are you seeing new plants encroaching on your woodland property in southeastern Ohio but don’t know what they are? Do you already know about invasive plants but don’t know how to control them? The program “Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants” will take place at the Vinton Furnace State Forest, near McArthur, on July 12 from […]

“Identifying the Trees in Your Woods” offered on June 14 at the Vinton Furnace State Forest

May 28, 2013

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Southeastern Ohio is known for its variety of tree species, and learning to distinguish among the nearly 100 tree species found here can be a bit overwhelming. An “Identifying the Trees in Your Woods” class will be offered on June 14 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. at the Vinton Furnace State Forest near McArthur […]

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Song Bird Program Offered on May 18th at the Vinton Furnace State Forest

May 9, 2013

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Would you like to know more about the songbirds living in your woods? “Song Birds”, a BONUS Saturday of the “2nd Friday Series” program of 2013, is designed to help you: ◾Learn to identify common forest birds by sight and song ◾Understand habitat requirements of many woodland song birds ◾Spend a day in the woods […]

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