This forestry field day will be held at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL on Oct 14th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Registration cost is $15. Lunch will be provided on site for all registrants. Water and snacks will also be available. Topics to be covered include assessing forest health in the field, insect pests of trees, and a managed forest tour.
This field day is part of the Beginning Forest Landowner Short Course, which includes a 4-hour virtual class and two other field days.
M&B Bremer Wildlife Sanctuary, Hillsboro, IL
October 14th - 9:15am - 2:45am
Topics covered - Invasive species identification and management, prescribed burning, and managed forest tour
Dixon Springs Agriculture Center, Simpson, IL
October 28th - 9:30am - 3:15pm
Topics covered - invasive plants, prescribed fire, chainsaw milling demo, managed forest tour