Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series

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The Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series teaches the stewardship of land through a series of one-hour webinars. Join us from the convenience of your computer to learn how landowners, of even just a few acres, can positively influence the environment by implementing simple stewardship practices.

  • When

  • Wednesdays (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET)
    Jan. 27, 2021
    Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2021
    Mar. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2021


  • Webinar Access

  • The link to access the webinar is provided immediately upon completion of registration in your registration confirmation email.

By enhancing or creating natural areas and woodland, landowners can:

  • Create habitat for wildlife
  • Improve water quality
  • Expand recreational opportunities
  • Enhance aesthetics

If parcels of land connect with others, there is opportunity to make an even bigger impact!

Join us to learn how landowners, even small-acreage owners, can positively influence the environment by implementing simple stewardship practices. Live lectures are recorded and can be viewed again. 

To Be Covered

  • Habitats for Wildlife
  • Tree and Shrub Identification
  • Tree Planting
  • Woods and Water Quality
  • Forest Ecology
  • Woodlot Management Techniques
  • Invasive Plant Identification/Control
  • Creating Wildflower Meadows
  • . . . and more!

Who Should Attend?

An online workshop, Woods in Your Backyard is designed specifically (but not exclusively) for landowners with 10 or less acres. If you own land that is wooded, have natural areas, are interested in creating new natural areas, and you would like to create wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and enhance aesthetics, then you should join us for this informative webinar series!

Credits Available

  • ISA Certified Arborist CEUs will be awarded for those attending live presentations.
  • Landscape Architecture CEUs will be awarded through a certificate for those attending live presentations.
  • Certificates of attendance available upon request for those attending live presentations.

The Woods in Your Backyard Manual

The manual used for this workshop, The Woods in Your Backyard: Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home, is a self-directed book. It will guide participants through the process of developing and implementing projects to enhance their land’s natural resources.

Each participant will receive a complimentary, full color, 108-page copy of The Woods in Your Backyard manual (a $29 value).

Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recordings.

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