Woodland workshop to take stock

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BRYAN, Ohio – Learn how and why to take stock of your woods at the Tri-state Woodland and Wildlife Workshop, 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, in Bryan in northwest Ohio.
Forestry and wildlife experts from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana will speak on such topics as tree identification, timber marketing, tax considerations and reforestation plus bats, insects, woodland ponds and how to use a camera to census wildlife – in all, nearly 20 general and concurrent sessions, with a keynote talk by Purdue University forest ecology professor George Parker.
Inventory. Organizers said a portion of this year’s workshop will be spent examining the benefits of inventorying your woodlot, not just walking through it.
Registration, which includes lunch, breaks and a resource CD (comprehensive woodland and wildlife management information from all three states), is $30 per person by Oct. 26 and $40 person after Oct. 26.
Preregistration is required. Call 419-636-5608 for more information. Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu or send your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address, number of people attending, and a check for the total registration fee to OSU Extension, Williams County office, 1122 W. High St., Bryan, OH 43506. Make checks payable to Tri-state Woodland and Wildlife.
Location. The program takes place at Bryan Middle School, 1301 Center St.
Bryan is in Williams County in the northwest corner of Ohio, at U.S. 127 and state Route 2, 2 miles north of U.S. 6 and close to both Michigan and Indiana.

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