Calendar of Events
November 3, 2021: Maryland chapter virtual fall meeting, 7-8 pm ET. See the Fall 2021 newsletter link below to get the link to join online (pg 3). The guest speaker will be Heather Disque, from the Maryland Department of Agriculture Forest Pest Management, who will give a presentation on forest pests of concern in Maryland. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the identification, impacts, and control of numerous insects and other pests that are impacting, or could impact, your forests and tree plantations.
November 9, 2019: Maryland chapter fall field day
Manor Area of Cunningham Falls State Park. 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM. Agenda includes: A "Forestry 101" presentation-Aaron Cook, of the Maryland DNR Forest Service will demonstrate and explain the basic tools, techniques, and concepts of forestry and forest management, a tour of the Cunningham Falls Manor Area Visitor Center and Aviary, an optional walk to Catoctin Furnace, including historical interpretation.
May 18, 2018: Maryland chapter spring field day
Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville, MD in Washington County. 1:00 PM-4:30 PM. Tour an understory pine regeneration study area, learn about the physics of tree felling, thin the agoforestry demonstration area site 2B mixed hardwood plantation. See the flyer for details and to register.
March 19, 2016: Maryland chapter spring field day
Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville, MD in Washington County. 1:00 PM-4:30 PM. See the flyer for details and to register. We will discuss and provide hands-on opportunities to learn about: using the Crown Competition Factor (CCF) method to mark timber stands for thinning; Side pruning of large sapling and pole-sized (15-19 year old) crop trees for quality timber; and relative success and growth rates of sheltered, unsheltered, and direct-seeded trees. For more information call David Robbins at 301-371-0675.
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