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Audubon Forester Training and Endorsement Program
May 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Four-Part Webinar Series
Fridays: May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021
8 AM – 9 AM ET
Attend all four webinars to receive 4 Cat 1 CFEs
May 7 – Audubon’s Forester Training and Endorsement Program and Introduction to the Healthy Forests Initiative: Information and details about Audubon’s new program for foresters, including steps involved; forest birds experiencing population declines, causes of declines; opportunities to mitigate threats and stressors to breeding habitat.
May 14 – Forest Bird Habitat Management Planning and Assessments: Audubon’s approach to assessing habitat diversity for forest birds at landscape and stand levels; quick guide to assessing landscape forest cover and estimating age class diversity; applying forest habitat management while reducing threats to breeding birds.
May 21 – Forest Management for Birds: Applying traditional, hybrid and mixed systems silvicultural approaches to create desired habitat conditions for mature and young forest birds to meet their full breeding season needs;creating canopy gaps and patch cuts of varying sizes to benefit the most birds.
May 28 – Resources for Audubon Endorsed Foresters, Engaging Landowners, and Current Audubon Projects: Overview of resources available for foresters (guides and examples of a variety of forest management plans that include birds and habitat; engaging forest owners and general public in forestry for birds; current Audubon projects that reach and engage forest owners; upcoming programs and webinars.