Illinois Chapter of the Walnut Council and Illinois Forestry Association Spring Forestry Field Day

  • 04/09/2022
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Dan Schmoker Greene Tree Farm Property- Greene Co. Illinois

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Come Join the Illinois Chapter of the Walnut Council and the Illinois Forestry Association for a Spring Forestry Field Day!

When: April 9th, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm CT. In case of inclement weather, attendees will receive updates about rescheduling.

Where: Dan Schmoker Greene Tree Farm Property- Greene Co. Illinois                      6 mi N of Eldred, or 5 mi S of Hillview, Then East 1/4 mi on NW 700 N   Coordinates - https://goo.gl/maps/FAiUeWE3cHmcccnS8

Registration: $20 registration fee will be collected on site from 8:30 - 9:00 am. Registration fee will cover attendance and a box lunch. This event is open to the public. Please RSVP by April 2nd at.

Field Day Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration

9:00 - 9:30 Introductions / Property Overview

9:30 - 11:00 Prescribed Burns as Management Tools - Speaker: Chris Evans

11:00 - 12:00 Soils and Site Suitability - Speaker: Stephen Felt

12:00 - 12:30 pm Provided Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 Non Native Invasive Watch - Speaker: Tricia Bethke

1:00 - 2:00 Tree Fellling Demonstration - Speaker: John Torbert

2:00 - 3:00 Invasive Plant Control - Speaker: Chris Evans

3:00 - 3:30 Adjourn

Questions? Need help finding the field day site? Please call or email Casey Calvert or Zach DeVillez with any questions you may have.

Casey Calvert: swcrops@gmail.com, (812) 431-1811

Zach DeVillez: zachd@illinois.edu, (618) 841-0932




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