Women and Our Woods - Maine outdoors workshop

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
08:30 to 16:30

Women and Our Woods workshop

April 29, 2017

Pine Tree Camp, Rome, Maine (Directions link)

Women and our Woods is teaming up with Women of the Maine Outdoors to offer an action-packed workshop for women woodland owners and outdoor enthusiasts! Join us Saturday, April 29 at Pine Tree Camp in Rome, Maine for engaging, hands-on classes in a variety of forest-based topics. Register by April 15! Participation limited to 50.

Topics:

A: Seeing the forest for the birds: Forestry with birds in mind
B: Where in the woods are we?: How to get there from here
C: Chainsaws: Safety first
D: Wildlife tracking: Living with four-footed neighbors

Schedule:

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcome, introductions, outline of the day
9:30-10:45 Session 1 (A/B)
10:45-11:00 Break/move classes
11:00-12:15 Session 2 (A/B)
12:15-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:30  announcements
1:30-2:45 Session 3 (C/D)
2:45-3:00 Break/move classes
3:00-4:15 Session 4 (C/D)
4:15-4:30 Wrap-up, evaluation

Instructors:

  • Sally Stockwell, Director of Conservation, Maine Audubon Society
  • Amanda Mahaffey, Northeast Region Director, Forest Stewards Guild
  • Patty Cormier, District Forester, Maine Forest Service
  • Amanda Shearin, Habitat Outreach Coordinator, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (invited)
  • tish carr, Licensed Forester, Licensed Arborist, tish carr, Consulting, LLC

Cost:

$25, includes lunch. Scholarships available through Women of the Maine Outdoors. When you register, please select "Scholarship applicant," appy for a scholarship at WomenoftheMEOutdoors.com, and pay your balance in full before the workshop.

Lodging:

Overnight lodging is available Friday at Pine Tree Camp for $15 per person. Please reserve when you register.

Registration:

Register by April 15! Participation limited to 50. Please follow this link to register: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=7ymsovcab&oeidk=a07edflh9cs8dcf3ba5

Please contact Amanda Mahaffey with any questions, (207)432-3701 or amanda@forestguild.org. We look forward to seeing you in April!