Forestry for Maine Birds - Old Town
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Educational
Description:

Location: Beauregard Woodlands,Old Town (See directions below).

Forestry for Maine Birds pairs silviculture, the art and science of forest management, with the habitat needs of Maine's migratory forest songbirds. Learn to assess forest habitat and consider management options that benefit forest songbirds in a variety of forest types. This workshop is for foresters, woodland owners, land trust staff and members, and bird enthusiasts.

9:00-9:30  -  Registration, meet & greet

9:30-9:50  -   Introduction to Forestry for Maine Birds.

9:50-10:30 - Walk to first site. Run “handy” habitat assessment. Break into groups, run

                     assessment, regroup & share findings.

10:30-11:45  - Visit contrasting sites. Practice habitat assessment, 
Discuss silviculture, etc.

11:45-12:00 -  Wrap-up, evaluation

12:00     -         Adjourn

Registration is encouraged by May 8, 2019. Please register by using the Maine Audubon portal at maineaudubon.org/ffmb.  For more information on this event, contact Larry Beauregard, Maine Woodland Owners Chapter Representative, at ljbeau273@gmail.com

Directions: Take Route I-95 North or South to Old Town exit 197 (Route 43 West).  Travel 3.2 miles and turn Right onto Old Stagecoach Road.  Travel 0.5 miles to the Beauregard Woodlands access road on the right.  Look for the Maine Woodland Owners sign.  Gate coordinates are N 44.99029o; W 068.74789o.

Owned by Jeanne On Monday, April 8, 2019

Contact Us

Maine Woodland Owners
8 Mulliken Court
PO Box 836
Augusta, Maine 04332-0836
(207) 626-0005

email:info@mainewoodlandowners.org