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Spring Forestry Field Day

  • 04/15/2023
  • 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • 436 East 1300 North Road, Monticello, IL 61856


  • Pay in person by cash or check made payable to "Walnut Council"

Registration is closed

This Spring, come join the Illinois Chapter of the Walnut Council, the Illinois Forestry Association and Illinois Tree Farm at a field day focused on responsible forest management and conservation! This field day will be held at two properties near Monticello, Illinois. Attendees can expect to learn about various aspects of forestry through demonstrations and presentations conducted by professional foresters.

When: Saturday, April 15th, 8:00 am - 2:15 pm ct
Where: 436 E 1300 North Road, Monticello, IL 61856

Registration Fee:

Admission cost is $20 per person (lunch included).  Students granted free admission to the program. 

Special Note:

This is an outdoor program.  Please dress for the weather, bring water, and potentially a folding chair. This program will include some hiking across terrain of easy to moderate level difficulty.

Program topics include: 

Transitional forest, forest health, even-aged stand management, invasive species control, forest soils, tree coppicing demonstration, cost-share opportunities, crop tree selection, and pruning.


Contact Zach DeVillez


Casey Calvert

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