Natural Area Management Services Webinar Series: A Case Study
Grow your business by providing natural area management services to small-acreage clients
Thursday Afternoons ~ 2:00 – 4:00 PM ~ March 10, 17 and 24, 2022
Are you a Green Industry professional interested in expanding the suite of services offered to your clients to include creating and enhancing woodlands and meadows? If so, then this three-part webinar series is for you!
Developed by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership, this program aims to inform and equip green industry professionals with knowledge and skills to provide additional services to clientele while improving ecosystem health. Small-scale natural area management services include wildlife habitat enhancement, forestry practices such as thinning and chosen tree management, tree planting, and invasive control. A resource manual and specialized checklist tool complement the training and help Green Industry professionals determine which enhancement practices suit a given property.
This 3-part webinar series provides in-depth instruction related to the management of a small-acreage property from start to finish through our case-study scenario. We start with an assessment of the property with a standard checklist and proceed with plan development and finish with the implementation of various land care practices including the management of existing tree canopies, invasive plant control, lawn conversion to trees, and deer impact mitigation.
This series will increase your knowledge and skills so you can gain an edge over the competition and grow your business by providing additional services for your clients. Recordings of past Woods In Your Backyard Webinars are available at: https://extension.umd.edu/resource/natural-area-management-
Registration Fee includes:
- $35.00 includes Woodland Health Practices Handbook and the Woodland Health Assessment
Checklist and Management Actions Guide.
- $15 without the Handbook and Guide
Note: For an additional $20 ($55.00 total) participants can also receive a copy of the original Woods in Your Backyard book (regular cost $29 + shipping). Choose this option at registration.
If you pay online, a link to Zoom will be included in confirmation Email you will receive. This link will be the same for all three webinars. PLEASE retain this information and have available each week!
If you choose to pay by check, the link to Zoom will be sent after payment is received.
Continuing Education Credits:
A certificate of attendance will be provided to all "live" session attendees which can be used to obtain professional development credits. The course has been submitted to several organizations (such as ISA and SAF) for prequalification so certificates will be accepted.
This webinar series is provided by The Woods in Your Backyard Partnership which includes University of
Maryland Extension, Penn State Extension, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Department of
Forestry, Trees Virginia and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Forestry for the Bay.
Individual Registration here
Group Registration here
SAF & CEU credit hours available