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Woodland Owner Webinar Series: Forests for the Birds
November 18, 2020 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 pm
November 18, 2020
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CT (2:30 p.m. ET)
Do you enjoy watching the birds in your yard? Would you like to help increase their population? Private lands play an important role in protecting bird habitat. Jared Elm from the Ruffed Grouse Society and Duane Fogard from American Bird Conservancy will talk about how you can help create better habitat for woodland birds.
About the presenters:
- Jared Elm is a Forest Wildlife Specialist for the Ruffed Grouse Society, covering NW Wisconsin and based out of Spooner. Forest Wildlife Specialists are a partnership position with NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service), WI DNR, and RGS based out of USDA Service Centers assisting landowners with forestry assistance for habitat management, with an emphasis on assisting with Federal Farm Bill programs for forestland owners.
- Duane Fogard has been working in field forestry for 20+ years, mostly in Minnesota and Wisconsin. For the last five years, he has been the northeast Minnesota private lands forester for the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). Currently, most of his efforts are directed towards ABC’s partnership with USDA/ NRCS, helping forestland owners manage their land for young forest wildlife.
Hosted by St. Croix River Association.