Attend 12 classes FREE at Boulder Lake ELC

January 14, 2009 at 1:11 pm Leave a comment

Wow!  I just learned that Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, with financial support from the Northeast Minnesota Sustainable Development Partnership, is offering a whale of a deal.  These spots will go fast, so contact them now if interested.

12 Free Classes for Landowners at Boulder Lake ELC

Do you or someone you know own land in the Boulder Lake area north of Duluth?

If so, don’t miss this opportunity to attend 12 Woodland Advisor classes for free ($270 value)…Thank you to the Northeast MN Sustainable Development Partnership – Forestry Committee for creating this opportunity.

There are currently 6 full scholarships left….

How to apply: Download, fill out, and return this application form by tomorrow – January 15.  Send it by email to jdgeissl -at- d.umn.edu or fax to 218-721-3373.  Please call 218-721-3731 with any questions.

Below are the Woodland Advisor classes included in the program. Note: you may sign up for individual classes but you will not be eligible for the scholarship money.

Minnesota’s Forests: Ecology, History and People
January 16, 6:00 –  9:00 p.m., $20

How Trees Grow & Top Ten Insect and Disease Problems
of the Northern Boreal Forest

January 17, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. , $20

Winter Tree and Shrub Identification
January 17, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. (includes MN tree ID book), $30

Financial Aspects of Woodland Ownership
February 20, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. , $20

A Brief Introduction to Using a GPS Receiver
February 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $40

Using Landview for Loggers, Foresters, & Landowners
February 21, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., $20

How & What to Plant in your Forest
March 27, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., $20

How to Mark a Stand for Harvest
March 28, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $20

Forest Management Field Tour –
Grouse Management Area & Tapping into Maple Resources
March 28, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., $20

The Nuts & Bolts of Timber Sales
April 17, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., $20

Measuring and Reading Your Forest
April 18, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., $20

Controlling Runoff & Erosion around Your Property
May 14, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., $20

Note:  You can find many other Woodland Advisor class listings here.  Not all will be eligible for free registration, though!

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