Are you a landowner looking to learn about the biology and management of forests? Do you want to learn about the resources and professional assistance you can access to help form your property management goals and pursue your objectives for your land? Sign up for the Purdue Extension Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner short course, either virtually or through an in-person course. The in-person course meets one night a week for 8 weeks plus a Saturday field tour. Register soon, deadlines are approaching!
This year, in person courses are offered:
Dubois County: learn more and register
Seymour, Jackson County: learn more and register
Wabash: learn more and register
Starke County: learn more and register
The online Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner course provides access to an eight-part video series that participants can view on their own schedule, and three online, live question and answer sessions with Extension Forester, Lenny Farlee. Topics covered in the videos include tree identification, forest history and biology, forest management planning, forest management practices, considerations for selling timber, forest investment and taxation, wildlife habitat management, and resources and assistance for private woodland owners. Links to additional resources and information on field tours and other educational opportunities will be provided throughout the course. Course fee is $15 for online course only, learn more and register.