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2024 Fridays with a Forester Zoom series starts February 9

Join the University of Minnesota Extension foresters to discuss some of the key issues and questions around forest and woodlands facing Minnesota landowners. These online sessions will be very informal, open to the public and free of charge. Each session will start with a brief presentation, followed by a discussion framed around participant questions on the topic. Each zoom will be from 9 am to 10 am.

Dates and topics

  • February 9: Selecting and Working with a Professional Logger
  • February 16: Offal Wildlife Watching - A research and citizen science project to better understand scavenging of deer gut piles.
  • February 23: Tree and forest impacts from recent droughts and floods
  • March 8: Recreational Trail Design for Woodland Owners
  • March 15: Forestry for Minnesota Birds
  • March 22: Stocking first aid kits: What to bring into the woods.
  • March 29: Climate Ready Woodlands
  • April 12: Status Update on emerald ash borer (EAB) in Minnesota
  • April 19: MN Ticks and Mosquitoes – What you should know.
To learn more about each topic and sign up for these zoom sessions, register at this link:

Recordings from all webinars in the series will be made available on our You Tube page:

If you have questions regarding this zoom series please contact Gary Wyatt,

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