Working Woods Field Day

Learn about woodland stewardship while touring our demonstration forest.

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See what good forest management practices look like in “real time”!

Don’t miss this opportunity to talk with land managers and natural resource professionals about your woodland stewardship concerns. Join us at Working Woods for our annual field day, where the demonstration forest is open to the public for guided tours, updates on ongoing research, and conversation with professionals from the ODNR Division of Forestry and regional natural resource agencies.

Tours through the woods will include:

  • 5-year-old timber harvest site
  • Edge-feathering and habitat improvements
  • American Chestnut plantings
  • Forest farming: mushroom log cultivation, highvalue botanicals and food-producing shrubs
  • Research/updates on forest pests and pathogens
  • Invasive plant management strategies
  • Timber stand improvement thinning
  • Forest pest and pathogen updates
  • NEW this year:
    o New resources on best-practices for Ramps harvesting
    o Low-impact trail-building
    o Air-drying lumber and chainsaw mill demonstration

Professionals on-hand for questions include…

HF&G Community Forestry & Conservation Staff, HF&G Community Ecology Research Lab, ODNR Division of Forestry, The Nature Conservancy, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Better Meadows & Woodlands, LLP, and more!

This program is free, but registration is required.

Age: Adult

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. & 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Holden Arboretum | Working Woods

Questions about the field day or registering can be directed to [email protected].

Working Woods Field Day
Saturday, June 01, 2024
9:00 am – 11:30 am

Price: Free

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Working Woods Field Day
Saturday, June 01, 2024
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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