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Updated 1.21.10 for 1.26.10 class in Andover

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  • Small Woodland Management By Angela Gupta, U of MN Extension Barb Spears, TWF Consulting, LLC
  • Overview
    • What is Small Woodland Management
    • Your Goals
    • Assessing & Inventory
    • Your Plan
    • Management
    • Safety
    • Legal Considerations
  • Introductions
    • Your name
    • How much land you own & where
    • Why youre here
    • What youre hoping to learn
    • Do kids use your woods?
  • Resources
    • Resource List
  • Goal Setting Photo by Pingu1963
  • Goal Setting
    • Get family involved!
  • Goal Setting
    • General Guidelines to Consider:
      • Encourage native species
      • Discourage invasive species
      • Minimize runoff
      • Avoid construction damage
      • Remember your neighbors
    Dennis Haugen
  • Goal Setting - Homework
  • Assessing & Inventory Connectivity http://www.google.com/webhp
  • Assessing & Inventory Photo by Soil-Science.info USDAs Plant Hardiness Zones
  • Assessing & Inventory Community Forestry Resource Center, IATP
  • Assessing & Inventory Special Forest Products Peggy Castillo
  • Your Plan
    • Develop your own land management plan! Include:
      • Your goals
      • Your inventory
      • Your management objectives
  • Your Plan
  • Your Plan DNR Project Plan SWCD Tree Farm DNR
  • Management: Wildlife
  • Management: Wildlife
    • Wildlife will come when they have:
    Photo by Steve and Dave Maslowski, NACD Photo by Just Us 3 WATER SHELTER Photo by poeticallychallanged FOOD Photo by esagor SPACE
  • Management: Wildlife - Food
    • Feed or not to Feed: birds, deer, etc
    Photo by ricmcarthur = Photo by orthinoloco
  • Management: Wildlife - Food
    • Plant wildlife friendly native trees and shrubs - no need to artificially feed.
    Photo by esagor Photo by birderboy
  • Management: Wildlife Shelter Photo by Joy Weese Moll Photo by Dennis Haugen
  • Management: Wildlife - Water
  • Management: Wildlife - Water Photo by tassiesim Photo by TopTechWriter.US
  • Management: Wildlife - Space Photo by Robert Crum
  • Management: Healthy Woodlands
    • Invasive species = HUGE problem
    Photo by esagor Photo by esagor Photo by jnthnhys
  • Management: Healthy Woodlands
    • Invasive Insects
    Photo by michiganlakefronts
  • Management: Healthy Woodlands
    • Maintain a healthy stand
      • Increase species diversity
      • Increase age diversity
      • Increase stand vigor
    Photo by esgaor
  • Management: Regeneration
    • Select trees right for your property
    • Planting goals
    • Planting considerations
    Photo by esagor
  • Management:
    • Plantings
    • Natural regeneration
    Photo by esagor
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing
    • Reasons to harvest
      • $$$
      • Change species composition
      • Convert to a different land use
      • Improve forest health and vigor
      • Wildlife habitat
      • Create vistas
      • Clear trails
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing
    • Timber Sale
      • How will the trees be cut?
      • How will the trees be moved from the forest to the landing?
      • How will trees be removed from property?
      • What are the forest impacts?
  • Management: TSI
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing Photo by Barb Spears
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing Photo by esagor
  • Management: Harvesting & Marketing Photo by Barb Spears
  • Management: Special Forest Products Photo by MNgilen Photo by gargoylesoftware Photo by Martin LaBar
  • Management: Trimming
  • Management: Trimming Photo by Muddy (home again) Photo by liljulier
  • Management: Trimming Image from Backyard Woods
  • Management: Trimming
    • Things to consider:
      • Time of year
      • Type of tree
      • Proper tools
      • Reasons for pruning
      • Safety
    Imagine from Backyard Woods
  • Management: Hydrology
    • Creation of wetland
    • Mitigation
    • Restoration
    • Enhancement
    Photo by Partners for Fish and Wildlife
  • Management: Hydrology
  • Management: Hydrology Photo by drplokta
  • Management: Open Lands Photo by esagor
  • Management: Homesite
  • Management: Homesite
  • Safety
  • Legal Considerations
    • Licensed operators
    • Utility lines
    • Call before you dig ( Gopher One Call)
      • 800-252-1166
    • Land transfer/estate planning
    • Angela Gupta, U of MN Extension 507-280-2869, [email_address]
    • Barb Spears, Consulting Forester 651-328-0463, [email_address]

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