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 was held on Saturday, February 22, 2020
Download brochure here: WOC Brochure 2020 (PDF,2 pages, 444KB)
The next conference date will be in February 2021. The exact date has yet to be determined.
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.
Severe Weather Events – What to Look for in your Woods, Mike Hillstrom, WDNR, 2020
Preparing for Changing Weather Conditions, Matt Dallman, The Nature Conservancy, 2020
Forest Stand Conversions – Options for Oak, Pine, and Ash -N. Koltz, WDNR and R. Valigura, Integrated Forest Management, 2020
Strategies for Invasive Plant Management – Cody Didier, WDNR and Rick Schulte, NUTRIEN SOLUTIONS, 2020
Enhancing Pollinator Habitat on Your Land, Mindy Habecker, Dane County Extension, 2020
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