On October 2nd, the Illinois Tree Farm Forestry Field Day is being held at the McCully Heritage Project in Calhoun County from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. This event will feature demonstrations, presentations, and walks on a variety of forestry topics.
More information on this event can be found HERE.
Morning and Afternoon Activities:
•Shiitake mushroom production demonstration – Michelle Berg Vogel
•Tree Identification walks – Mary Grapperhaus, Illinois Tree Farm System
•Woodland plant management: Ginseng – Paul Deizman, State Forester, Illinois DNR
•Timber Stand Improvement / Timber Management – Jim Adams, MHP
•Forest Pests and Management – Chris Evans, Extension Forester, University of Illinois
•Portable Sawmill Demonstrations
•Bluebird house building and other activities for kids
•Educational displays and organizations
•Opportunities to meet with Conservation Professionals
•Self-guided tours of wetland, creek, longer walks along trails (maps provided)
Event is FREE to attend. Lunch will be available for purchase.
This is an outdoor event and will be held rain or shine. Dress for the weather.
For more information contact Michelle at the McCully Heritage Project at email@example.com or 618-653-4687
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the event coordinator as soon as possible.