Forest management workshop March 28

The Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, is offering a free workshop to forest owners from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 28 at the Oswego County Federal Credit Union located at 5828 Scenic Drive, Mexico.

This educational event includes a classroom presentation with three speakers as well as a light dinner from 5:30 to 6.

Landowners interested in obtaining information about managing their forested properties for timber, recreation, wildlife or other goals, should attend. The workshop will answer the basic questions landowners often have about how to get started with forest management on their properties, the steps involved in harvesting and selling forest products, timber stand improvement, invasive species and several other topics.

The presenters will include, Joe Chairvolotti of Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District, Art Brooks of Brooks Forestry and Resource Management Co. and Josh Hornesky with U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, March 26. Call Joe Chairvolotti at Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District at 592-9663 or send an email to joe.chairvolotti@oswegosoilandwater.com to register.

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