Master Woodland Managers Program Registration Now Open
Beginning on Aug. 21, 2013, the 39th session of Iowa's highly successful Master Woodland Managers Program will begin at the Chickasaw County Conservation Board office near Ionia, Iowa. This educational program involves 32 hours of intensive field- and classroom-oriented forestry instruction designed specifically for woodland owners or managers, public land managers, and natural resource consultants.
Course instruction focuses on various aspects of woodland management, including tree and shrub identification, basic tree biology, land and tree measurements, protection from insects and diseases, tree planting and pruning, wildlife management, timber marketing, and wood utilization. Both indoor classroom instruction and outdoor laboratory sessions will be used in this program.
Application deadline is July 1, 2013. A maximum of 20 people will be admitted to this educational program.
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