The 6th Annual Landowner Retreat has been set for April 25th-27th at Holiday Lake 4-H Center in Appomattox. Only a handful of spots remain open as of this posting. Hurry and register online today or contact Jason Fisher at 434-476-2147 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. landowner retreat spring 2014
The 6th Annual Landowner’s Retreat: Focus on the Forest will be held April 25-27 at Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox, VA.
This retreat, designed for new and inexperienced landowners will include both indoor and outdoor sessions. Topics to include:
- Working with a forester
- Timber sales/preventing timber theft
- Managing for quail/creating early successional wildlife habitat
- Water quality
- Current research on hardwood and pines
- Forest insect pests
- Wildflower ID
- Introduction to forest measurements
For more information, view the Landowner Retreat Spring 2014 brochure.
Please register by Friday, April 11, 2014.
Do you know any youth aged 13-16 who are interested in natural sciences? Please consider nominating them to attend Holiday Lake Forestry Camp, held June 16-21 at Holiday Lake 4-H Center near Appomattox. Led by natural resource professionals, this residential camp provides field-based learning, skill development, and an introduction to natural resource careers. All campers receive a substantial scholarship, keeping out-of-pocket costs low. The nomination form and information can be found at www.dof.virginia.gov/camp. The nomination deadline is April 11. Please contact Ellen Powell (email@example.com) if you have questions.