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Forestry for Maine Birds

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Forestry For Maine Birds
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Forestry For Maine Birds

$15

with Sally Stockwell

Calendar Next session starts May 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Location: Winthrop High School, Winthrop, ME 04364

Price: $15

Join Maine Audubon for an afternoon of outdoor exploration and forest habitat assessment in Winthrop. Participants will learn about how to identify forest birds; what features songbirds need to breed successfully; different approaches to forest management, and then discuss options for techniques that help support forest birds and other wildlife. Forestry for Maine Birds is geared toward landowners, natural resource professionals, and anyone interested in learning about managing woodlands "with birds in mind." We will start in the classroom and then take a walk in the Roger Guerrette Community Trails.

To register: https://winthrop-monmouth.coursestorm.com/course/forestry-for-maine-birds?search=forestry

Forestry For Maine Birds
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Forestry For Maine Birds

Free

with Sally Stockwell

Calendar Next session starts Jun 13, 2020 at 9 am

Location: Robbin's Hill Scenic OverlookOld Canada Road (Route 201), Solon, ME

Price: Free

Woodland management with the birds in mind!

The Forestry for Maine Birds (FFMB) approach integrates bird conservation into forest management and planning. You will learn how to:

* Improve habitat for priority forest birds and a variety of other wildlife species

* Take care of your woodland

* Work with other forest management goals

* Enhance the value and enjoyment of Maine woodlands for many generations to come

Our instructors will be Sally Stockwell, Director of Conservation at Maine Audubon and forester Logan Johnson with the Maine Tree Farm Program. Category 1 CFE credits are pending.

Hosted by Somerset County SWCD in partnership with Old Canada Road, Forest Stewards Guild, Maine Audubon, Maine Forest Service and Maine Woodland Owners - Upper Kennebec Valley Chapter.

The workshop is free, but advanced registration is required as space is limited.

To register or for more information, contact Jennifer Brockway at 207-679-7306 or somersetswcd.outreach@gmail.com.

Directions:

From Skowhegan: Travel north on US-201 for 10.3 miles. The access drive for Robbins Hill Scenic Area is on the left, 0.5 miles past the junction with ME-43.

From Bingham: Travel south on US-201 for 12.2 miles. The access drive for Robbins Hill Scenic Area is on the right near the crest of the hill.

There are two parking lots at Robbins Hill. Please use the second lot, located at the end of the access drive at the top of the hill next to the picnic area and bathroom.

 





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