Woodland Owners’ Conference: Saturday, 2.23.13

Please see a press release from the Dane County UW-Extension for an upcoming conference:

On Saturday, February 23, 2013 the Madison Area Woodland Owners’ Conference will feature presentations focusing on drought and forest management, impacts of invasive earthworms on forests, integrated invasive plant management, managing deer, marketing timber in the current economy, safety practices for woodland work and Wisconsin Managed Forest Law updates.

The February 23rd conference runs from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and includes continental breakfast, lunch and handout materials. The registration fee is $35 if you register before February 7th and $40 for a late or onsite registration. Couples can register for $65 prior to February 7th or $75 after that date.

The conference will be held at the American Family Insurance Headquarters Training Center, which is located between Madison and Sun Prairie, off of Highway 151 on the American Parkway. Commercial and educational exhibits will also be included as part of the conference.

The sponsors for the conference include, Dane County UW-Extension, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and Wisconsin Woodland Owners’ Association. If you would like to receive a registration brochure or are interested in having an exhibit at the conference, contact Mindy Habecker at the Dane County UW-Extension office (608) 224-3718. The conference brochure is also available at: New this year is the option to register online and pay via credit card by going to: A small convenience fee will be added to the registration price for this service.

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