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Stormwise II: Preparing for the Storm - A Live Demo at Field Forest

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:00am - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:45pm
Field Forest in Durham
Durham, Connecticut
Event Type: 
Event Description: 

Join CFPA, UCONN Extension and CAES for an active, informative and fun workshop on management activities to foster storm resilient roadside forests. As a follow-up to our (rainy!) fall 2016 Stormwise workshop, this session will reinforce the principles associated with Stormwise management and demonstrate some of the techniques being applied in roadside forest management logistics. 

  • Step-by-step demonstration of directional felling techniques for product recovery
  • Tree lean analysis, geometry and compensating techniques
  • Log-making 101: optimizing market value potential
  • Standing tree volume estimation and log scaling
  • Demonstrations of various small scale wood-moving tools and equipment
  • Safety and more safety!

1.5 CEUs confirmed for foresters and 3 CEUs confirmed for tree wardens and arborists. 

Parking Information: 
Bear Rock Road in Durham
Inclement Weather: 
Inclement weather postpones to Wednesday, May 24th, same time
Registration Fee: 
$10 CFPA members; $15 non-members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Kravet
(860) 346 - TREE

Program co-sponsored by CFPA, UCONN Extension and CAES.

Stormwise Logging Demo