Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut Master Woodland Manager (CT MWM) program. This application is an important step in becoming a woodland owner or manager who has the knowledge and resources to make sound forest management decisions. The program begins annually in August and must be completed within a year. The CT MWM program offers a mix of self-guided online classes and guided learning experiences in the classroom and the forest. A program schedule and completion requirements can be found on the CT MWM website.
HOW TO APPLY: Fill out the form below to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 12, 2021.
COST: The fee for this program is $410 with Coverts weekend and $385 without Coverts weekend. Participants will be granted access to the MWM online learning portal, seven online learning modules, three indoor classes, up to 10 field-based learning experiences, and reference materials. Coverts weekend provides an all-inclusive overnight educational experience for woodland managers and is recommended but not required for MWM participants. Limited scholarship funding may be available.
ACCEPTANCE: Once you have completed this application, you will be contacted by CFPA about your acceptance into the program.
PAYMENT: Once accepted, you will be asked to send payment by check (payable to the Connecticut Forest & Park Association) to:
Connecticut Forest & Park Association
16 Meriden Road
Rockfall, CT 06481
or make a Visa or MasterCard payment by calling (860) 346-TREE.
Questions? Please contact Beth Bernard, CFPA Education Director at email@example.com, 860-398-4538.
The Connecticut Master Woodland Manager program is brought to you by these partners: Connecticut Forest & Park Association, CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, UConn Cooperative Extension, Yale Quiet Corner Initiative, Audubon Connecticut, and the Connecticut Land Conservation Council.