White Oak Initiative Workshop, May 26, 2022

A free 4 hour workshop will be held on Thursday, May 26 at the Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park. (See image below.) The White Oak Initiative is a diverse coalition of partners committed to the long-term sustainability of America's white oak forests as well as the economic, social and environmental benefits they provide. Find out more … Continue reading White Oak Initiative Workshop, May 26, 2022

Upcoming Woodland Stewardship Opportunities!

The University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program offers and shares a variety of webinars, workshops, publications and educational programs for woodland owners, natural resource professionals, and interested citizens across Maryland. Please consider participating in one of these offerings. There are four events listed: 1) April's Woodland & Wildlife Webinar: Deer Report 2022 April … Continue reading Upcoming Woodland Stewardship Opportunities!

How Do Birds Survive the Final Months of Winter?

Watching backyard birds at my feeders from November through the end of February, I've wondered how they manage to survive a dearth of food and cold- and wind-free shelters throughout the long winter months. In my back yard I provide a variety of foods to satisfy different species, from suet cakes for woodpeckers, to small … Continue reading How Do Birds Survive the Final Months of Winter?

The Woods In Your Backyard Train the Trainers Workshop registration has been extended until March 4.

There is no cost for this workshop. The Woods In Your Backyard (WIYB) Partnership is offering a free Train The Trainers workshop in Hagerstown, Maryland on March 22-23, 2022. The Partnership is seeking representatives of organizations that can utilize the printed publications, experience, and resources to offer educational outreach opportunities for landowners, professionals and others … Continue reading The Woods In Your Backyard Train the Trainers Workshop registration has been extended until March 4.

Sign up for a one-day Event About the Many Facets of Trees, on the Eastern Shore, Nov 3rd!

Check out this great training opportunity on the Eastern Shore! Sponsored by Maryland Arborists and Tree Care This one-day event will have in person presentations on Tree Pests and Diseases, Tree Planting Funding Opportunities and outdoor demonstrations on Tree Trimming, Stihl products, Drones to name a few sessions.  Vendors will be present with latest tools in … Continue reading Sign up for a one-day Event About the Many Facets of Trees, on the Eastern Shore, Nov 3rd!