Oak woodlands provide valuable wildlife habitat and are an important economic species across Minnesota. This free workshop will cover how to manage oak woodlands to create wildlife habitat for game and non-game species. It will also cover steps to monitor the health of your oak woodland. This two-hour program will cover:
· How to manage oak woodlands for wildlife habitat,
· Managing your land for edges, thermal cover, and more forest structure attributes,
· Tree health problems in oaks including oak wilt and bur oak blight,
· How to find a forester for more help with your woodland.
Rick Horton, District Biologist with the National Wild Turkey Federation and Matt Russell with the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources will present on these topics. These instructors will also be available to assist with questions on woodland management for wildlife.
When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cabela’s Store – 20200 Rogers Drive Rogers, MN 55374
Room: Conference Center (second floor)
Cost: FREE (donations accepted)
RSVP: To reserve your seat, please fill out the online RSVP form here: https://goo.gl/forms/hcRLAQeFl v4orTt22
Sponsored by the Minnesota Forestry Association-Metro Chapter, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, University of Minnesota Extension, and National Wild Turkey Federation.