Past Events

  1. Mar 25, 2017 (All day)

    The Ohio Woodland Water and Wildlife Workshop is Saturday March 25th at the Boone County Enrichment Center in Burlington, KY. Join us for the Woodland and Wildlife Workshop that is designed to provide you with forestry and wildlife related educational opportunites to help you get the most out of your property.  The workshop will allow you to interact with experts from Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio to address the questions and concerns that you have with forestry and wildlife issues. Burlington, KY is:

  2. Mar 14, 2017 (All day)

    This workshop is for woodland owners wanting to explore a broad range of topics than concern the woodland they own.  Learn about the importance of tree diversity, test your tree id skills and learn about the good and the bad when it comes to wildlife.  Sessions will be indoors and out with hands on for some topics.

  3. Feb 6, 2017 (All day)

    The woodland you own may be something you purchased or something you 'got with the farm' but now that it is your what should you do with it?  This can be a common question from woodland owners.  This evening class will cover some of the income opportunities landowners should explore when assessing the future of their woodland acreage.

  4. Oct 15, 2016 (All day)

    Spend a fun and exciting day learning how to take your outdoor photography to the next level.  You'll receive "real time" instruction in the field, as well as intensive classroom preparation.  In the classroom sessions, you will learn the simple steps that make the difference between ordinary snapshots and extraordinary photos.  Minutes later you will be practicing those steps. Capturing Nature's Wonders Photo Contest

  5. Oct 14, 2016, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    We all own our woodland for a variety of reasons.  Understanding how your goals and objectives relate to your woods is part of what will be explored for the day.  What can a landowner do to ensure a healthy and productive woodland into the future?  See what items should be on a landowners radar when it comes to their woodland.  How can our goals and objectives best be accomplished?  We will spend the morning inside exploring these issues and the afternoon outside putting those ideas to work!

  6. Sep 9, 2016, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    Today's landowners are being faced with the challenge of numerous invasive insects either changing the way their woodland landscape looks or how they manage it.  This class will help landowners work through how to deal with these invasive insects.  What do they look like?  What do they do?  What can the landowner do?  In the afternoon we will head outside to take a look at the woods and see what signs and symptoms landowners should be on the lookout for.

  7. Aug 17, 2016, 9:00am - 4:15pm

    This class will introduce the freeware program QGIS that can be used by land managers to create useful maps of their properties.  Dr. Londo will introduce the software, share free data sources and ultimately demonstrate how to create maps using the tools introduced during the workshop.  There are 4.5 hours of Cat.1 CFE's available for SAF Certified Forester Credit. The class will be in Conard Hall room 209.

  8. Aug 5, 2016, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Spend the day with a variety of Ohio State University Extension specialists working on diagnosing some common (and maybe not so common) tree problems.  Which ones need immediate attention and which ones are just cosmetic and won't compromise the health of the tree?  What resources are availble to help you with the process?  All this and more will be covered in the workshop along with some hands on diagnostics both inside and outside the classroom.  Continuing education credits will be offered for SAF, ISA and others where appropriate.

  9. Jul 15, 2016, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    This one-day workshop is for those landowners who have a small section of woods out back that they want to learn more about.  Which trees and shrubs are 'good' and what are they good for!  Want to attract wildlife, improve the health of the trees, deal with invasive species - this workshop is for you.  We will spend part of the day inside learning some of the basics and the tools you can use.  Then we will take that knowledge outside to put it to good use.

  10. Jun 3, 2016, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Wetlands are incredibly important features of the natural landscape, providing countless ecosystem services to local ecology and wildlife.  Come learn about these fascinating habitats and the plants and wildlife that depend upon them!  You will also learn how to manage wetland water levels and to identify and manage invasive wetland plants.  This class will begin indoors and end outdoors with a walk to two on premises wetlands.  We will further discuss management tips and search a vernal pool for salamanders and egg masses.