Forestry Extension Events

July 29 – August 1: National Walnut Council Meeting, Urbana/Danville, IL. The annual meeting will include a Monday field trip to the Forest Glen Preserve near Danville. Discussion topics to include crop tree release, density studies, HTIRC research plots, a "walk through" soil pit, butternuts, deer browse, a forest conversion area, invasive species ID and control, chestnut plantings, and crown openings in a natural stand from storm damage.

In the evening we'll have our always popular Landowner Show and Tell. On Tuesday we will visit the Lake of the Woods, a virgin woodlot near Urbana and see demonstrations by local woodworkers. The meeting will also include an optional Wednesday afternoon chainsaw safety seminar. For more information, visit or contact Liz Jackson, 765-583-3501,