Meeting Archive:
Forest Management 101: An Introductory Guide to Completing a Successful Timber Harvest on Your Land

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Meeting Description:

This presentation will provide an overview of considerations related to active forest management, from planning to implementation and follow-up. The goal for this presentation is to give landowners and laypeople an introductory understanding of the factors involved in planning and implementing a successful timber harvest. Topics will include: planning and preparing for the harvest, understanding timber sale contracts and laying out and closing out the harvest. 

Even if you cannot attend on February 13, please register and we will send you the webinar recording.

Woods, Wildlife and Warblers is a non-profit partnership whose goal is to provide Vermont's landowners with the information and resources you need to better care for your woods and the wildlife that calls them home. Learn more here.

Date: Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Time: 06:30 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Woods, Wildlife and Warblers
 Presenter Information
Ethan Tapper

As the Chittenden County Forester for the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, Ethan Tapper educates landowners and citizens on forests, forest ecology and forest management, administers Vermont’s Use Value Appraisal Program and helps communities in Chittenden County manage their municipal forests. Ethan also writes a monthly column about topics in forestry which appears in 10 community newspapers. Ethan is a native Vermonter, a graduate of the University of Vermont, and the youngest County Forester in the 75-year history of Vermont’s County Forester program.

Before becoming County Forester, Ethan worked as a wilderness guide, horse-logger and consulting forester. He is interested in how forests, forest management and the working landscape can help to support culturally, economically and ecologically vibrant and healthy communities. In his personal time, Ethan is engaged in the long-term restoration of forests on his own parcel of land in the Town of Bolton.