On Saturday, February 22, 2020, the Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference will feature morning presentations focusing on: Severe weather events and what to look for in your woods, how to prepare for changing weather conditions, forest stand conversions with options for oak, pine and ash. The afternoon sessions include strategies for invasive plant management, Native American sites on private land, and how to enhance pollinator habitat on your land.
The conference will be held at the American Family Insurance Headquarters Training Center, located between Madison and Sun Prairie, off of Highway 151 on 6000 American Parkway. Commercial and educational exhibits will also be included as part of the event.
The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and includes continental breakfast, lunch and handouts. The “early bird” fee is $40 for registration by February 14, 2020. Registration fee is $50 by February 21, 2020 and on site registration is available for increased fees. Couple discounts apply.
The sponsors for the conference include UW Madison Division of Extension, Dane County Extension, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association. If you would like to receive a registration brochure or are interested in having an exhibit at the conference, contact Mindy Habecker at the Dane County Extension office (608)224-3718. The conference brochure as well as the online registration option is also available at https://dane.extension.wisc.edu/.