Natural Disturbance and Forest Management on Municipal Forestland, September 27
Natural Disturbance and Forest Management on Municipal Forestland.
Sunday, September 27, 2015, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Minnechaug High School, 621 Main Street, Wilbraham, MA
Morning talks, lunch, and afternoon demonstrations and field tours.
A conference for Municipal Officials, General Public, Foresters, Natural Resource Professionals, Land Trusts, and Civic Groups
Free and open to the public with lunch provided.
- Engaging speakers present local, state, and regional perspectives on town forests. Talks on chestnut restoration, Champion Tree program, bird habitat
- Field tour of the Town of Wilbraham’s forestlands highlights methods and results of sustainable management activities and showcase the significant
impacts of recent natural disturbances.
- Afternoon demonstrations offered by local wood and natural resource-based businesses, conservation organizations, and recreational groups.
Please Pre-Register at:
For more information or if you have questions please contact Doug Hutcheson, Service Forester, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation
at (413) 545-7020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-hosted by the Town of Wilbraham, Wilbraham & Monson Academy, and the MA DCR Service Forestry Program with assistance from the MA Forest Stewardship Program, the Massachusetts Woodlands Institute and the Franklin Land Trust.