Spots open for U of M fire in forests workshop on Dec. 1

sustainable-forests-conference_dec-1-2016The University of Minnesota Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative is offering a day-long symposium discussing fire-dependent forest systems on Dec. 1,  Timberlake Lodge, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Many of Minnesota’s most productive forest systems are fire-dependent including jack pine, red pine, and oak-dominated systems. Panel presentations from regional researchers, forest and fire managers will focus on the role of fire including the potential for increased use of prescribed burning. See the agenda and register now.

Also, on Dec. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. you can learn about Minnesota forest history and how changing forest conditions are impacting the timber supply, wildlife habitat and human use. Cost is $20 and you can register here.