Educational Woods Walk hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County Master Forest Owner Program. Public invited.
Public Woods Walk
September 17, 2017
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Location: 449 Hubbell Rd., Spencerport, NY 14559
Got Woods? Come see how you can improve the health, wildlife habitat and your enjoyment of your forest. Join us for a woods walk! Greg and Kathy Lessord and the Monroe County Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Forest Owner program invite the public to a free educational tour of the Lessord’s private forest. Representatives from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District will help lead discussion. The Lessord’s will share information about steps they’ve taken to enhance the health of their forest as well as special projects such as invasive species removal, forest restoration after ash removal due to emerald ash borer, and plans for an upcoming timber sale. Please wear comfortable footwear and weather-appropriate clothing. This event is free but please register in advance: Emily Staychock: firstname.lastname@example.org; 315-536-5123 x4127.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Forest Owner (MFO) program offers forest management assistance to private woodland owners. MFO volunteers provide free visits to private woodlots and connect woodlot owners to resources for forest management. To learn more please visit http://blogs.cornell.edu/ccemfo/, or contact Emily Staychock.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Free; Please register in advance
449 Hubbell Rd
Spencerport, NY 14559