Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 1 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, Finland, MN (Directions)
Cost: FREE (Registration closed – Meeting notes coming soon)
1 PM: Introductions:
- Welcome, housekeeping, and introductions.
1:30 PM Featured Speakers:
- Amber Jungwirth – DNR Forest Stewardship Program – newly expanded programs for forest management assistance to private forest landowners. Presentation and Questions and Answers.
- Stephen Handler – Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science – Climate change impacts for northwoods forests and what this means for small woodland owners.
- NSFC staff – Updates on NSFC programs, restoration projects and what to expect in the coming year.
3:20 PM – Break
3:30 PM – Field Tour
- John Kohlstedt – Restoration activities at Wolf Ridge – planting/fencing, gravel bed nursery, invasives treatment.
- Brooke Haworth (DNR) and Margie Menzies (Sugarloaf Cove) Native Plant Communities – Understanding NPCs and Identifying key plants.