MAINE WOODLAND OWNERS
PENOBSCOT VALLEY CHAPTER
FORESTRY FOR MAINE BIRDS
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9 AM – Noon
Beauregard Woodlands, Old Town, Maine
Forestry for Maine Birds pairs silviculture, the art and science of forest
management, with the habitat needs of Maine’s migratory forest songbirds. Learn to assess forest habitat and consider management options that benefit forest songbirds in a variety of forest types. This workshop is for foresters, woodland owners, land trust staff and members, and bird enthusiasts.
9:00-9:30 Registration, meet & greet
9:30-9:50 Introduction to Forestry for Maine Birds.
9:50-10:30 Walk to first site. Run “handy” habitat assessment.
Break into groups, run assessment, regroup & share findings.
10:30-11:45 Visit contrasting sites. Practice habitat assessment,
Discuss silviculture, etc.
11:45-12:00 Wrap-up, evaluation
Registration is encouraged by May 8, 2019. Please register by using the Maine Audubon portal at maineaudubon.org/ffmb. For more information on this event, contact Larry Beauregard, Maine Woodland Owners Chapter Representative, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Take Route I-95 North or South to Old Town exit 197 (Route 43 West). Travel 3.2 miles and turn Right onto Old Stagecoach Road. Travel 0.5 miles to the Beauregard Woodlands access road on the right. Look for the Maine Woodland Owners sign. Gate coordinates are N 44.99029 o ; W 068.74789 o .