Forest Stewardship Series Recorded Webinars

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  • Working in the Woods


March 12, 2020

This webinar will discuss how timber harvesting can improve stand health, what assistance programs are out there, and who is harvesting timber in PA.

November 14, 2019

This webinar will describe efforts to establish Early Detection Rapid Response (EDRR) protocols across State Forest lands for high priority invasive plant species.

October 10, 2019

This webinar will discuss common ticks and tick-borne diseases that occur in Pennsylvania and the Northeast.

May 15, 2019

Insights and knowledge following nearly 3 decades of crop tree management research and practical application

March 15, 2019

Using Expanding Gaps and Low-Intensity/High-Frequency Thinnings to Create Vibrant, Resilient Forests

January 9, 2019

This webinar covered trends in public knowledge and attitudes towards timber harvesting on private lands in the United States.

February 14, 2018

This interactive webinar explored some of the common perceptions (both true and false) held by Pennsylvania's private forest landowners. Recordings of both sessions are posted.

October 16, 2017

This webinar describes the basics of making maple syrup using experience from a beginner’s first attempt.

February 21, 2017

Learn how to manage single-aged forest forests through all stages of development, from early and intermediate treatments to improve stand conditions to final harvests to creating new forests through regeneration.

January 11, 2017

Developing access to your woodland increases opportunities for its use.

October 13, 2016

This presentation addresses how prioritization is an implementation of IPM, as it requires clarity of objective, setting thresholds, identifying available resources, assigning the proper prescription, and monitoring results.

May 11, 2016

Forestry labeled herbicides are a low risk and effective means of controlling undesirable forest vegetation in hardwood forestry.

March 10, 2016

This webinar provides an overview of how to incorporate forest farming with other forest stewardship goals.

February 10, 2016

Native plants are often already on our local landscapes, but management can be critical to their maintenance as well as the general habitats in which they occur.

December 10, 2013

A Consumer-Grade GPS receiver paired with free software is a powerful solution that empowers a landowner to map, delineate, archive, analyze and navigate their forest.

October 8, 2013

Safe operation of chainsaws in the woods, why chainsaws are dangerous, and how operators can protect themselves.

June 11, 2013

Hazards and risks of using farm tractors in woods: roll over and falling object protective structures, safely pulling limbs, tractor stability, related machinery hazards, and woodlot emergencies.

January 8, 2013

Charcoal making played an important role in the history of Penn’s Woods. Moreover, charcoal making has a promising future for those with an interest in utilizing or poor quality wood.

October 9, 2012

Reading the Forested Landscape brings together an understanding of ecology with the sometimes subtle, observed hints from the land, to help you create a story of change.

December 13, 2011

Covers small-scale strategies for working in your woodlot, including selecting, felling, and moving the wood safely and efficiently.

November 9, 2010

Forest access roads require proper planning to ensure a long, useful life with minimal negative impact. Learn how to design, construct, mitigate, and retire forest roads.

October 12, 2010

Quick digital acquisition of private property attributes is becoming more accessible. A landowner can investigate their property and its attributes from baseline data searches.