Landowners and forest stewards in the Midwest are encouraged to attend this year’s May 21 in northwestern Illinois. The conference is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Illinois Extension Forestry Program. The event will include speakers from both universities, as well as the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Illinois DNR, private forestry consultants, forest soils graduate students, and more. Attendees can expect topics ranging from traditional woodland management techniques to invasive species ecology and ID, prescribed woodland fire, forest wildlife management, and soils and soil erosion in woodlands.
The conference is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna, Illinois. Registration is $30 and includes lunch. Participants are invited to register at https://go.illinois.edu/TristateForestry.