20th Annual Landowner and Tree Farmer Meeting

DNR forester and landowner walking in landowner's woodlands

Learn from professional foresters on way to improve your woods and meet other woodland owners. Topics include: identifying and managing tree problems; making your home safe from wildfires; converting logs to lumber; maintaining chainsaws; Minnesota State Forest Nursery; fun facts about wildlife. Light snacks will be served.

Date: Fri., Feb. 16
Time: 12:30-6 p.m.
Location: Common Ground Church, 404 Cypress St., Cambridge
RSVP Date: Mon., Feb. 12, by contacting Vikki Olsen at [email protected] or 763-689-7100 ext. 222.
Cost: Free
12:30 p.m.–Sign in
12:30 p.m.–Welcome, Jeff Wilder, DNR Cooperative & Private Forest Management Forester
1:00 p.m.–Tree Maladies from 2017: Identification and Management, DNR Insect and Disease Specialist
1:45 p.m.–Tips and Tricks to Making Your Home FireWise, Wade Mapes, DNR FireWise and Wildfire Prevention forester
2:30 p.m.–Introduction to Minnesota State Forest Nursery, Kristina Somes, DNR Nursery Supervisor
3:15 p.m.–Break
3:45 p.m.–Fun Things About Wildlife You Never Knew, Jamie Gangaware, DNR Assistant Area Wildlife Manager
4:30 p.m.–Converting Logs to Lumber, John Kranz, Retired DNR Forester
5:15 p.m.–Basic Chainsaw Maintenance, Alex Bideaux, National Chainsaw Safety Instructor