Iowa Master Woodland Manager Program

Spring 2024 Master Woodland Stewardship Class

This class will be co-led by Hamilton, Story, Boone and Webster County offices of Iowa State Extension and Outreach. The programs will entail seven educational modules spread over a six-week period. Each module will consist of approximately one hour of online self-paced prework, followed by a three-hour combination classroom and in-field session. Class/field sessions will be held in-person, at a variety of locations within and adjacent to respective host counties. You do not need to be a resident of host counties to participate.

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Session Dates and Times


  1. Thursday, 04/04/2024 6:00 PM
  2. Thursday, 04/11/2024 6:00 PM
  3. Thursday, 04/18/2024 6:00 PM
  4. Thursday, 04/25/2024 6:00 PM
  5. Thursday, 05/02/2024 6:00 PM
  6. Thursday, 05/09/2024 6:00 PM
  7. Thursday, 05/16/2024 6:00 PM


Module 1: Overview of Iowa's Woodlands and Forestry

Module 2: Planning and Goal Setting

Module 3: How Trees Grow

Module 4: How Woodlands Grow

Module 5: How Woodlands Change

Module 6: Woodland Management

Module 7:Program Wrap and Skills Recap