Launching the Women’s Woodland Stewardship Network to Support Women in Forestry

February 27, 2023 2:10 PM

As I sat at home watching a webinar in October of 2020 about an Oregon State University Extension and Outreach program that supported female woodland owners through educational and networking opportunities, I thought to myself, “Would it be possible to have a program like this in Iowa?” Fortuitously, six months later I received an email from a partner at Missouri Extension and Outreach asking if Iowa was interested in joining them in offering programming for women who are woodland owners in the Midwest. My response was an enthusiastic yes!

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Julia Baker Natural Resource Program Specialist

Julia Baker assists the Natural Resource Extension team with a variety of grant projects and manages and develops content for the website. She is also the program coordinator for the Women'...