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A complete listing of upcoming forestry education events in Virginia

Do you have an event you'd like to see in the Events Calendar?  Submit your events here.

On-line registration is available for many events.

An * after a registration fee means meals are included.  ** after a registration fee means meals and lodging are included.

Working Woods Walk

July 19

2:00 p.m.

$10/person or $5/person with the purchase of a mansion ticket

James Madison's Montpelier, Montpelier Station

Venture deep into the Montpelier Demonstration Forest on a two-hour hike guided by experts in forest conservation. Learn about cultivation strategies that generate mutual benefit to man and nature, both in the Madisons' time and today.

No pre-registration required.

Pines to Products - Continuing Education for Teachers

July 22-23

Charlottesville

Designed for teachers in grades 9 -12, this 2-day experiential session includes training in 3 Project Learning Tree (PLT) secondary modules and a field tour of a certified Virginia Tree Farm.

For more information: contact slillard@vt.edu 540-948-6881

Southeast Virginia Landowner Weekend Retreat

August 28-30

Airfield 4-H Educational Center, Wakefield

Individual, No Lodging - $45*
Couple, No Lodging - $85*
Individual, Lodging On-site, Dorm Style - $65**
Couple, Lodging On-site, Dorm Style - $130**
Couple, Lodging On-site, Hotel Style - $170**

Spend the weekend with fellow forest owners and natural resource professionals. A combinatiregister on-lineon of classroom talks, field tours, and hands-on experiences will teach new landowners about important aspects of forest management.  

Agenda and registration available in July.

Contact Ellen Powell or Jennifer Gagnon 540/231-6391 for more information.  

Quail and Pollinator Habitat Field Day

September 11

9 - 3:30

Rappahannock and Madison Counties

More details coming soon

Family Forestland Short-course: Focus on Land Transfer to Generation NEXT

September 14 & 21

Natural Bridge Hotel, Natural Bridge

12:30 - 7:00

$60* Individual or 2 Family Members

$30* for each additional family member

- Are you concerned about passing your family land to your heirs?

- Do you know your options to pass on your family woodlands or farm?

- Interested in saving lots of money?

Then this program is for you. Registration is now open! 

Print and mail in application or apply on-line.

For more information, contact Adam Downing, 540/948-6881

Central Virginia Landowner Weekend Retreat

October 3-4

Bear Creek Lake State Park, Cumberland

$75 /person, $150/couple** or
$40/person, $80/couple*

You must register by close of business September 2 to qualify for these rates; rates will increase by $10/per person after September 2.  

Spend the weekend with fellow forest owners and natural resource professionals. A combination of classroom talks, field tours, and hands-on experiences will teach new landowners about important aspects of forest management.  

Agenda and registration available in July.

Contact Ellen Powell or Jennifer Gagnon 540/231-6391 for more information.  

Real Forestry for Real Estate

October 15

Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors Office, Roanoke

Details and registration coming in August.

 
An * after a registration fee means meals are included.  ** after a registration fee means meals and lodging are included.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in these activities, please contact Jennifer Gagnon at 540/231-6391/TDD* during business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.