On Saturday, March 5, 2016 Cornell Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 24th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. There will be three concurrent sessions with four classes per session to choose from.
The Rural Landowner Workshop is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to landowners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information.
The opening session will be Birding in the Southern Tier with Craig Braack, Allegany County Historian. Some additional topic highlights are: Invasive Species in the Forest Landscape with Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator; Measuring Your Woodlot and Mode and Method of Vegetation Control presented by Peter J. Smallidge, NYS Extension Forester Cornell University. Conservation and Management of Woodland Pools, Forest Mushroom Cultivation, Present & Potential Forest Pests in NYS, Overview of PPE Equipment for Pesticides, Tech Tools for Land Stewardship and many more. Up to 3 DEC recertification credits available.
The program will be held at Pioneer Central School located on County Line Road in Yorkshire, NY. There is a cost for this program and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register contact Lynn Bliven, Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-268-7644 ext. 18.