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Latest issues and trends in forest and wildlife management focus of annual conference Feb. 24

Owners of woodlands large and small can learn how to maximize their property’s potential at the 14th annual Woods and Wildlife Conference put on by the Virginia Department of Forestry.  This educational event will be held Saturday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Germanna Community College’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper. 

“This conference addresses the latest issues and trends in forest and wildlife management,” according to event founder Adam Downing of Virginia Cooperative Extension.  Ellen Powell of Virginia Department of Forestry noted, “Participants can tailor their own program by attending sessions that target large property management, small woodlot projects, or topics of general interest to any landowner.” 

Collaborators from a multitude of public, private, and industrial entities plan the conference, which is designed to appeal to a broad array of landowners.  The event features expert speakers on forest pests, pond management, coyotes, pollinators, creating and maintaining various types of habitat and other forestry and wildlife topics. The conference cost is $45 per person or $80 per couple, which includes lunch and materials. 

Registration and program details can be found at under Landowner Programs.  The deadline to register is Feb. 14.  For more information, contact Adam Downing at 540.948.6881 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Persons with disabilities who desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity may contact Downing 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations, no later than Feb. 1. *TDD number is 800-828-1120.

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