This workshop will give loggers a better understanding of the theory behind forest management and the application of silviculture for sustainable forest resources.
Silvicultural principles of New England.
What is silviculture.
Considering landowner goals & objectives.
Tree maturity, growth, vigor & value.
Harvesting systems & types of harvests.
Logger's function in silviculture.
Field session will focus on log scaling, grades and utilization at a local sawmill.
Karen Bennett, UNH Cooperative Extension
Sarah Smith, UNH Cooperative Extension
Wendy Scribner, UNH Cooperative Extension
Dode Gladders, UNH Cooperative Extension
Pre-registration is required.
NHTOA Members $45
Non - Members $90
Call the NHTOA office at (603) 224-9699 to register