Forestry Field Day

Price: $50.00
Available

Saturday, October 23, 2021  - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Your Receipt will be your Event Ticket
Inclement weather date: 10.30.21

 

Learn Forest Farming Skills

Producing and Marketing Forest Products

  • Posts and beams for timber-frame structures
  • Custom rough-sawn lumber
  • Firewood
  • Mushrooms
  • Beneficial plants

Agroforestry Practices

  • Low-impact timber harvesting with draft horses and mules
  • Draft animal power for log extraction
  • Silvopasture - livestock in the forest
  • Tree selection and integrating ecosystem diversity
  • Pest management
  • Using Renewable energy in your forest and on your farm
  • Battery Powered Chain Saw Demo

Speakers

  • Richard Sanders, Wildwood Consulting, PLLC
  • Clint Barden, Wildlife Conservation Biologist, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
  • Jeanine M. Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, NC Alternative Crops and Organics Program, Dept. of Horticultural Science, NC State University
  • Ben Burgess, horse logger, Berea College
  • Bill Leatherwood, Leatherwood Wildland Management
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