20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Posted on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 1:13pm

On Saturday, March 3, 2012 Cornell University Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 20th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. There will be three concurrent sessions with approximately four classes per session and you must choose one class per session.

The Rural Landowner Workshop is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to landowners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information. Some of this year’s topic highlights are: Wild Apple Trees for Wildlife, Oil & Gas Landowner Coalitions in the Utica and Marcellus shale formation Areas, The Woods in your Backyard, Small-scale Woodlot Logging and Management, Protecting your Timber and Wildlife Resources During Natural Gas Operations, Bats of New York, Best Management Practices for Timber Production, Safety in the Woodlots and many more.

The program will be held at Pioneer Central School located on County Line Road in Yorkshire, NY. There is a cost for this program and pre-registration is required. The deadline for registration is Friday, February 17th. For more information or to register contact Cornell University Cooperative Extension at 585-268-7644 ext. 18.