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Backyard Forestry

Ideas and approaches for caring for a small or even a large piece of property to have less maintenance, better views, and diverse plants and wildlife.

Are you a homeowner with acres of lawn you would like to convert to natural area? Or, do you have a small patch of woods you'd like to manage or expand? You are not alone. Many homeowners find themselves with the home of their dreams and acres of lawn that take time and money to maintain. Or, a small patch of woods that they love, but don't know how to care for. This session will explore ideas and approaches for caring for a small or even a large piece of property to have less maintenance, better views, and diverse plants and wildlife.

Speakers

Jim Finley, Professor, Penn State School of Forest Resources