Following the severe weather outbreak in the southeast on April 27-29 , the following Extension publications are being posted in the hope that they will be helpful to those who have suffered forest/tree damage on their property:
Publication IS1355 Repairing Storm-damaged Shade, Ornamental, and Fruit Trees,
Publication IS1922 Casualty Losses of Shade Trees and Landscape Elements, and
Publication P2619 Frequently Asked Questions about Timber Casualty Losses
Note: There are several means by which to access the publication links: Click on the main title, i.e., Storm Damage and Casualty Loss Publications, either on the Home Page, or under the Publications Tab, or click on the title under the “Recent Publications” column on the right-hand side of the page. This will bring up the announcement with an active link.
This will be a tour through privately managed hardwood forest sites, and is designed for forest landowners interested in gathering information needed to assess situations on their own lands. It’s FREE (really) — check the details on the flyer.
This workshop is a good one to catch if you can — it offers CFE credits to foresters, and CLE credits to professional loggers. For more information on the exact location and times check out the brochure.
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If you are interested in being able to identify some of the common species of trees in the Corinth area, you should join those of like mind at the Benton County Agri-Center for this workshop. (It will be fun – even if you just want to take a walk in the woods). Read details and get the registration slip from the brochure!
This workshop is designed for the landowner who wishes to learn multiple use management of his forestland for both timber and wildlife. Pine thinning, hardwood management, feral hog control, habitat improvement are a few of the subjects covered. Check out the details and get the registration form from the brochure.
This workshop is sponsored by the Mississippi Tree Farm Committee. There are CFE credits for the course, and there are qualification requirements for registering. Details are given in the brochure. If you are interested in becoming a Tree Farm Inspector, check it out.
A workshop for private non-industrial forest landowners, loggers, and foresters. It will be held at the Lafayette County Extension Office at 101 Veterans Drive, Oxford, MS, beginning at 8:30 AM and concluding at 2:00 PM. See the brochure and registration slip to get further details and sign up.
Not much time left – but if you are interested in becoming a certified tree farmer, or just want to learn how to manage your woodland to make it a more productive part of your overall land use, take a look at the brochure for this workshop.