Dane County Extension along with partners from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association and the UW- Madison Division of Extension sponsor at yearly educational conference for those who own and management woods.The conference is typically at the end or February or beginning of March of each year.
In an effort to provide more resources to woodland owners, there are resources below from selected past presentations.
The 2020 Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020
Download brochure here: WOC Brochure 2020 (PDF,2 pages, 444KB)
Location: American Family Insurance Training Center at 6000 American Parkway
Time: 8:00 am-3:45 pm
Who should attend? Individuals who wish to learn how to better manage their woodlands
What will you learn?
Topics this year include:
- Severe Weather Events – What to Look for in Your Woods
- Preparing for Changing Weather Conditions
- Forest Stand Conversions – Options for Oak, Pine, and Ash
- Strategies for Invasive Plant Management
- Native American Sites on Private Lands
- Enhancing Pollinator Habitat on Your Land
Register Through Eventbrite Here (Registration will open on December 27, 2019)
To request program accommodations in languages other than English, or based on disability, contact Mindy Habecker at 608-224-3718 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 10 days prior to the scheduled program.
For More Information on future conferences: Contact Mindy Habecker at 608-224-3718 or email@example.com
If you are interested in Exhibiting at a future conference, contact Mindy Habecker at 608-224-3718 or firstname.lastname@example.org before January 5th of the coming year.
Preparing for a Forester Meeting, Carolyn Kuebler, American Forest Foundation and Cody Didier, WDNR, 2019
Pruning to Improve Your Woods, Melissa Gillaume Cappeart, WDNR, 2019
Regeneration of Oak/Hickory Woodlands in Southwestern Wisconsin , Tom Hill, WDNR, 2019
Tips for Involving the Next Generation, Ties to the Land article
Prescribed burning – When is it the right tool?, Brad Hutnik, WDNR, 2018
Timber Stand Improvement Following Harvest or Thinning, Jason Sable and Tom Hill, WDNR, 2018
Reptile and Amphibian Conservation Techniques, Bob Hay, Turtles for Tomorrow, 2018
Outdoor Hazards – Insects, PJ Liesch, UW Dept of Entomology, 2017
Outdoor Hazards – Plants, Anne Pearce, UW Dept of Agronomy, 2017
Managed Forest Law Update (MFL) , Jeff Simon, DNR, 2017
Products from Our Forests Scott Bowe Dr. Scott Bowe, UW Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, 2016
Climate Change Fred Clark Fred Clark, Baraboo Woodworks, LLC, 2016
Invasive Plant Management Craig Annen, Integrated Restorations, LLC, 2016
Milestones in Managment Woodland Conservation History, Dr. Stan Temple, 2015
Multiple Benefits of Woodland Management, Dr. John DuPlissis, 2009