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Women Owning Woodlands Workshop offered in Woodstock

Saturday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. — WOODSTOCK — Whether you’re age 16 or 60+, a sole owner or partner, own woodland by choice or circumstance, know something or nothing about caring for the woods, but want to meet others and learn, then Women Owning Woodlands is for you!

The day-long gathering will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock. If you’re new to getting into the woods or looking to expand your knowledge, the day’s activities are especially designed so women at any level of engagement can learn about their woods in a supportive setting. Presenters include consulting foresters, Extension Forester, and other women woodland owners.

Activities will include indoor and outdoor sessions covering topics such as food in your forest, birds and other wildlife, being prepared to safely and successfully navigate your woods, and tools and resources available to assist you. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet other women interested in fully embracing the experience of woodland ownership.

The cost for the program is $30, which includes lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited.

For more info or to register, visit vermontwoodlands.org/workshops.asp, call 802-747-7900, or email [email protected]

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