Woodlot and Forest Management Workshop
Where: Drake Farmstead
927 North Drake Rd., Oshtemo, MI
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This FREE workshop will help you make some important decisions as to how to best manage your forest or woodlot no maer what the size of your property. You will learn about the value of having a forest management plan to help meet your goals such as habitat needs
(game and non‐game), invasive species identification and control, and timber harvests. Topics will include the importance of woodlot management, available programs, funding options, and tax incentives for your managed land.
You will learn about the following programs: Qualiﬁed Forest Program, Forest Stewardship Program, USDA Farm Bill EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentive Program), & MAEAP—Forest, Wetlands & Habitat Program.
Come prepared for a walk in the woods at the Drake Farmstead.
Featured Speakers: Chris D’Hulster, Steinkraus Forest Management. LLC.
& Karen High, Oshtemo Township Park Director
Other speakers will include Elizabeth Rochow—Kalamazoo Conservation District,
Linda Zabik— MAEAP, Jean Gagliardo—NRCS District Conservationist,
and Fallon Januska—BCK‐CISMA Coordinator
This workshop qualiﬁes for a MAEAP Phase 1 meeting.
Please RSVP to the Kalamazoo Conservaon District at www.kalamazooconservaon.org and for more information. Call the KCD Oﬃce at 269‐775‐3368 if you have questions.