Fall Forestry Workshop 2019: Managing the Forest for Wildlife

Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Houlton Community Golf Course (club house) in New Limerick
Date and Time: October 23th from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Continuing Education Credits: CLP = ½ day, QLP = 4 hours , LPF = , SAF =
Registration Required: Call Angie Wotton at 532-9407 extension 4. Maximum 25 participants

This workshop will focus on wildlife management strategies and techniques used by ME Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Irving Woodlands, and various small woodlot owners. It will include indoor presentations and discussion at field sites.

Agenda

7:30 Registration

8:00 Breakfast provided by the Lakeside Restaurant

8:30 Introduction and Review of the Agenda
Dan Jacobs, Maine Forest Service

8:35 Introduction to the State of Maine Wildlife Management Area in Hodgdon.
Eric Hoar, Lands Management Biologist, ME IF&W
Daniel Hill, Resource Manager, ME IF&W
Mark Martin, Forester, ME IF&W

9:15 Forest Management and Wildlife on Large Landowners in Maine.
Steve Allen, Block Planner, Irving Woodlands LLC

9:45 Wildlife Habitat Management for Small Woodlot Owners.
David Irving, Consulting Forester and Owner, Shelterwood Solutions

10:15 Travel to field

10:30 Visit recent harvest sites on the Wildlife Management Area in Hodgdon and discuss how ME IF&W is working to improve habitat for specific species
ME IF&W Professional Staff
Jon Scott, Prentiss and Carlisle
Dan Jacobs

12:30 Wrap Up

Partners:
Houlton Community Golf Course
Maine SFI
Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Irving Woodlands LLC
David Irving, Shelterwood Solutions
Southern Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District
Houlton/Hodgdon Adult and Community Education Maine Woodland Owners
Vital Pathways
Maine Forest Service