Hocking Hills Woodland and Wildlife Workshops – May 3rd and 4th

Presented by: Appalachia Ohio Alliance, Appalachian Ohio Weed Control Partnership, Hocking Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio DNR Division of Forestry, Ohio State University Extension, and Rural Action

With support from: Logan Tree Commission and Ohio State University Department of Geography.

Sponsored by: Ora E. Anderson Conservation Fund for Appalachian Ohio, Ohio Tree Farm Committee, Southeast Ohio Woodland Interest Group, & Ohio Invasive Plants Council.

Registration flyer can be found here: Woodland & Wildlife Workshop

Please fill out and send the registration by April 29th!  Hope to see you there!

Woodland Health & Wildlife Habitat

Friday May 3, 2013. 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hocking SWCD Bishop Educational Gardens

13200 Little Cola Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

3:45 – Registration

4:00 – Introduction: The Hocking Hills Woodland Plan

4:15 – Developing a plan for your woods.

4:30 – Invasive plants that threaten your woodland health & wildlife habitat.

5:00 – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.

5:40 – Improving your wildlife habitat.

6:10 – Dinner,

Sponsored by: Ohio Tree Farm Committee, Southeast Ohio Woodland Interest Group, & Ohio Invasive Plants Council.

7:00 – Examples in the woods

(This portion of the workshop will be outdoors so please dress appropriately for weather and the woods) This program is free to the public. Registration is requested to arrange for seating and dinners.

Directions: From U.S. 33, turn west on County Rd 34 (Buena Vista Rd), follow Buena Vista Rd approximately 6.5 miles to Little Cola Rd (Twp Rd 137), turn left (SE) & follow Little Cola Rd approximately 0.5 miles, 13200 Little Cola Rd will be your left (NE side of the road).

Non-Timber Forest Products

Saturday May 4, 2013. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Appalachia Ohio Alliance Mathias Grove

25779 Bailey Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

8:45 – Registration

9:00 – Welcome/ Introduction

9:10 – The Hocking Hills Woodland Plan

9:30 – Intro to non-timber forest products

10:50 – Mushroom log inoculation demonstration

11:10 – Appalachia Ohio Alliance & Mathias Grove

11:30 – Lunch

12:00 – Hike through Mathias Grove

(This portion of the workshop will be outdoors so please dress appropriately for weather and the woods) Sponsored by:

Ora E. Anderson Conservation Fund for Appalachian Ohio

Directions: From U.S. 33, turn southwest on Opossum Hollow Rd (T.R. 129), then turn immediately to the southeast on Bailey Road which runs parallel with U.S 33, go 0.3 miles, 25779 Bailey Rd. is on the southwest side of the road.

Registration for this program is $10.00, lunch will be provided

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About appalachianohioweeds

My name is Eric Boyda and I am the current coordinator of the Appalachian Ohio Weed Control Partnership. My interests include increasing the awareness of invasive plants and helping individuals or groups plan control strategies.

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