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MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Introduction to Forest Management

with Michael Richard


This six-week course is intended to give participants a better understanding of forest management in Maine. The course will provide basic instruction for landowners or people who want to better read the landscape on: forestry, wildlife, ecological and recreation management. The classes will be hosted by the Maine Forest Service District Forester, Mike Richard and will include guest speakers. Week 1 Defining Your Goals as a Landowner/Deeds & Boundaries- Mike Richard, MFS Tree Identification- Mike Richard, District Forester, MFS Week 2 Management Plans & Cost Share Programs – Mike Richard, MFS Non-Timber Forest Products (Christmas Trees & Maple Syrup) – TBD Week 3 Wildlife Programs and What You Can Do on Your Property- TBD, IF&W Tree Planting – Mike Richard, District Forester, MFS Week 4 Timber Trespass and Wildfire- Forest Ranger, Maine Forest Service Forestry Rules and Regulations- TBD, MFS Week 5 Common Tree Diseases and Logging Damage- TBD, MFS Chainsaw Safety Basics Week 6 Silviculture- Mike Richard, District Forester, MFS Consulting Forestry - TBD

  • Sep 26 - Nov 7th, 2019
    Thu for 6 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    Will run



284 Walkers Mills Rd
Bethel, ME 04217 Get directions

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