Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference

Dane County UW-Extension along with partners from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association and the Wisconsin Walnut Council sponsor at yearly educational conference for those who own and management woods.  The conference is typically at the end or February or beginning of March of each year.  In an effort to provide more resources to woodland owners, this site will post selected past presentations.

The 2017 conference occurred on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the American Family Insurance Training Headquarters.  Some of the presentations from the conference are below.  The 2017 conference agenda and presenter contacts can be found here.  Click here to see photos of the conference.

If you are interested in Exhibiting at a future conference, contact Mindy Habecker  at 608-224-3718 or  habecker@countyofdane.com  before  January 10th of the coming year.

Past Presentations

Outdoor Hazards – Insects, PJ Liesch, UW Dept of Entomology, 2017

Outdoor Hazards – Plants, Anne Pearce, UW Dept of Agronomy, 2017

Managed Forest Law Update (MFL) , Jeff Simon, DNR, 2017

Products from Our Forests Scott Bowe   Dr. Scott Bowe, UW Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, 2016

Climate Change Fred Clark  Fred Clark, Baraboo Woodworks, LLC, 2016

Invasive Plant Management  Craig Annen, Integrated Restorations, LLC,  2016

Milestones in Managment Woodland Conservation History, Dr. Stan Temple, 2015

Multiple Benefits of Woodland Management, Dr. John DuPlissis, 2009