Learn How To Take Care Of Your Woodland

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Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional N.C. Cooperative Extension course being offered in 4 sessions. These four sessions of webinars will be hosted by Keith Wood at the Cherokee County Center on Thursdays from 7–8:30 p.m. from February 6, 2020, to February 27, 2020.

February 6, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m.  Woodland Management: What is Right for You and Your Woodland? Managing your woodlands to grow healthy forests and produce revenue depends on making the right choices for your location. This session will help woodland owners to understand how stand dynamics and market considerations are used in the application of management.

February 13, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m. Understanding the Financial Aspects of Woodland Management. This session provides an overview of financial factors that affect your woodland management such as when to re-plant, when to thin, when to harvest, when to use cost-share programs and more.

February 20, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m.  More than Timber: Income Opportunities from Non-timber Forest Products. Learn about a range of possibilities to generate income from your woodlands that depend on your location, forest type and more, that are compatible with timber management too. In this session, learn more about the opportunities to generate income from your woodlands.

February 27, 2020: 7–8:30 p.m. Launching your Woodland Legacy: Intact, In Forest and In Family Ownership.  Woodland owners cite legacy as one of their main reasons for owning land, and a large majority express concern over their ability to keep the land intact. This session is designed to help you find the best way to pass this legacy intact to your heirs.

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