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Workshop: The Woods in Your Backyard

  • 01/12/2013
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • University of Maryland Extension - Carroll County, Westminster, MD

Sponsoring Organization: University of Maryland Extension - Carroll County

Location: University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County, 700 Agricultural Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157

Are you interested learning how to manage the natural areas on your property? Or, would you like to reduce mowing by converting some of your lawn into a wildflower meadow, tall grassland nesting area, or woodland? If so, you are invited to participate in the upcoming “The Woods in Your Backyard” workshop.

This popular workshop will be taught by University of Maryland Forestry Extension specialist Jonathan Kays and sponsored by the Carroll County Forestry Board.

Registration: The registration fee for the entire course is $40 per individual or $60 per couple (sharing one workbook) and includes morning refreshments and lunch. Workshop participants will also receive a full‐color 130‐page manual, “The Woods in Your Backyard” as a program reference (a $24 value), as well as other informational materials. Registration is due by January 4th. Make checks payable to CARROLL COUNTY EAC. Send checks and registration form to Woods In Your Backyard- Carroll County Agriculture Center 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD 21157.

More Information: Visit the University of Maryland Forest Stewardship Education Events page at: or contact the Carroll County Forestry Board at 410-848-9290. A registration form is available on-line at the above website, or by calling the Forestry Board or the UM Extension office in Westminster at 410-386-2760.

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