Dane County UW-Extension along with partners from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association and the Wisconsin Walnut Council 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.
2019 Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Held at American Family Insurance Training Center at 6000 American Parkway 8:00am-3:00 pm
Who should attend? Individuals who wish to learn how to better manage their woodlands
What will you learn? Snapshot Wisconsin a state wildlife program, preparing for a meeting with your forester, forest harvesting – methods and more, pruning to improve your woods, and fantastic fungi- movers and shapers of forest ecosystems.
Early Bird By Feb 8th $40 each/$75 couple
Advance Feb 9-15 $50 each/$95 couple
Onsite Feb 16 $60
Registration: Early bird registration deadline is by February 8, 2019. Register online at: https://2019woodlandownersconf.eventbrite.com
or mail a check made payable to “Dane County Treasurer” and mail to: Woodland Conference, Dane County UW-Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Drive Rm 138, Madison WI 53718. Please include your home address, phone number and email with payment. Registrations completed online or postmarked after February 8th will need to add a $10 late fee.
For More Information: Contact Mindy Habecker at 608-224-3718 or Habecker@countyofdane.com
If you are interested in Exhibiting at a future conference, contact Mindy Habecker at 608-224-3718 or email@example.com before January 5th of the coming year.
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