https://naturalresources.extension.iastate.edu/files/events/files/loess_hills_fffd_2021_flyer.pdfThe Loess Hills State Forest fall forestry field day will occur on Tuesday, October 26th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., near Pisgah, Iowa. This is a free event with no pre-registration required. The event will focus on oak management, which includes a "crash course" and expert panel discussion on herbicide selection and application techniques associated with oak management.
ISU Extension and Outreach, in partnership with Amana Forestry, the Iowa DNR, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering a women's walk in the woods event at the Amana Nature Trail. During this event, women will have the opportunity to meet and get to know other female woodland enthusiasts in their area. Several female professional foresters will lead a tour of the woodlands at the Amana Nature Trail where participants will learn about tree identification and forest health.
The 2021 Stephens State Forest fall forestry field day has been moved to April 21, 2022 (rain date of April 28, 2022), and will entail a hands-on woodland prescribed fire workshop. This event will provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to preform/organize prescribed fire on smaller parcels of forest. Emphasis will be placed on prescribed fire for oak regeneration.