Southside Venture Outdoors Series

Attention Landowners!  Are you a new or existing forest landowner wishing to know more about your trees from tree identification to improvement techniques within your forest? Each spring Virginia Cooperative Extension offers one-day short courses on management options for your timberland. Learn what you should know about thinning a stand of timber for the benefits of stand health, profit, wildlife and overall satisfaction. A new topic this year is an update on our forest inventory as it pertains to harvest versus supply, a must know for future planning of our forests.

Class size is limited to the first 25 registrants so register early!

What? Venture Outdoors landowner education programs will showcase timber stand improvement, invasive plant species management, wildlife and your woods, and Virginia’s Forest Inventory update.

 When and Where?  Three sessions (attend one) are

April 29, May 6, and May 21. All sessions run 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and are FREE due to our sponsors, however attendance confirmation is crucial to classroom and field tour planning. Deadlines are 10 days prior to each session. Lunch is provided and the day will consist of morning classroom, lunch, and afternoon field tour nearby (dress for the weather). See registration brochure at

For additional program information details, contact Jason Fisher, Extension Agent ANR, Forestry and Natural Resources at (434) 476-2147 or . See you there!

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Halifax Extension Office at 434-476-2147 during business hours of 8:00a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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