MEET YOUR FORESTER SEMINAR Set for Spencer
Submitted by: Brandy Brabham, WVU-Roane Co. Extension Agent, 304-927-0975
A Meet your Forester Seminar will be offered in Spencer, WV on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Roane County High School Vo-Ag Department from 6-9 PM in the evening. The Meet your Forester seminar series is organized through the West Virginia Woodland Welcome Wagon Program* and WVU-Extension Service in Roane County to share information about services and organizations that support landowners in woodland stewardship efforts.
Dave McGill, Forest Resources Extension Specialist, will discuss WV Woodland Owners and their role in sustainable forestry. A local private consulting forester will describe services available to landowners. A WV Division of Forestry Landowner Assistance Forester will speak on behalf of the WV Forest Stewardship Program.
The seminar will allow time for discussion and refreshments will be provided
Meet your Forester seminars will be presented from September to December 2014 in Wood, Roane, Mason, Greenbrier, Randolph, Taylor, Mercer, Ohio, Hardy, and Mineral County. These seminars and other upcoming events will be posted on the WV Woodland Stewards webpage wvstewards.ning.com. Past landowners have found Meet your Forester seminars helpful in establishing their ideal woodland. These seminars are open to the public.
To get to the seminar held at Roane County High School from Spencer, take US Rt. 119 South (across from Wendy’s Restaurant) approximately 4 miles to Raider Way on right side of US Rt. 119. When parking for the seminar, park in the side parking lot next to the school greenhouse and enter through the gray shop door closest to the greenhouse.
For more information or to pre-register for this seminar, please contact local Extension Agent Brandy Brabham at 304-927-00975 or email@example.com or WVU graduate student Valerie Grant with the Appalachian Hardwood Center at 707-496-2697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The West Virginia Woodland Welcome Wagon is a program designed to network new woodland owners with natural resource professionals and is sponsored by the WVU Extension Service and the Appalachian Hardwood Center.
For interested citizens unable to participate in the seminar, this seminar along with others will be posted on the WV Woodland Stewards webpage http://wvstewards.ning.com.