Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Low Impact Forestry Workshops

MOFGA Events \ Low Impact Forestry Workshops

Low-Impact Forestry Harvest Tour

January 6, 2021 – Wednesday, 12 to 3 p.m., Dexter, Maine. $20; $15 for MOFGA members. Tour an active harvest with forester and logger Rob Nelson. He'll demonstrate his small Swedish cut-to-length system and discuss how he manages woodlots using low-impact forestry principles. Rob will also discuss how forest improvement project funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service can help landowners, foresters and loggers carry out exceptional forestry. Registration is limited for this event and MOFGA requires that participants complete a pre-attendance health self-evaluation, wear a mask at all times and practice social distancing. REGISTRATION

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Timber Stand Improvement Projects: Increasing Value and Health in your Woodlot

February 8, 2020 – Monday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. $10 $5 for MOFGA members. Join this webinar to learn about hands-on work you can do to increase forest health, wildlife habitat, and financial value in your forest. The event will feature a video of Forester Mike Richard and Land Steward Tim Libby demonstrating and discussing pre-commercial thinning techniques, followed by a live discussion and Q&A. They'll talk about working with a forester to set up a TSI project, funding opportunities that can help defray some of your initial investment, and dive into some of the specifics of carrying out TSI work safely and efficiently. REGISTRATION

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