Strategic Wood Addition Training for Foresters/Professionals
June 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration required; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (802)723-6551 extension 302. Space is limited.
Friday, June 25, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center (154 Leadership Dr, East Charleston VT). Field visits to follow; please be prepared to drive yourself to the sites in the afternoon (locations/directions will be provided)
Cost: Free (sponsored by Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept, Vermont Dept of Environmental Conservation, Trout Unlimited, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation)
SAF Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 Category 1 CFE
The NorthWoods Stewardship Center will be hosting a training for foresters and other land management professionals to learn about Strategic Wood Additions for in-stream habitat restoration. This event is hosted in partnership with Trout Unlimited, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, and Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. Participants will gain a basic understanding of stream geomorphology, the strategic wood addition management concept, project planning considerations, and implementation techniques. Field visits in the afternoon will be used to demonstrate the practices discussed. Upon completing the training, participants will have a basic knowledge and resources for implementing wood addition projects with landowners/clients or in forests they manage.
Lead instructors are Jud Kratzer (VT FWD, author of the Vermont Strategic Wood Addition Handbook) and Staci Pomeroy (VT DEC) with other guest speakers.
Please bring your own bag lunch and be prepared for an afternoon in the field