Bird-Focused Habitat Management Workshop to be Held on April 29 for St. Lawrence Valley Land Owners
The landowner workshop scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County - Learning Farm classroom, 2043B State Highway 68, Canton, NY 13617, will offer participants the chance to learn successful strategies and techniques for maintaining high-quality habitat on their land to support the needs of birds and other wildlife.
The Saint Lawrence Valley provides a patchwork landscape of forests, wetlands, and grassland essential to the survival of at-risk bird species such as Golden-winged Warbler, American Woodcock, Brown Thrasher, and many others.
Individual and family land owners are encouraged to attend and learn about habitat needs of songbirds, game species, and other wildlife. Resources are available to help you manage your land for young forest.
Expert Presentations From: Audubon New York, USDA – NRCS, NYS-DEC, Clarkson University, and local land trusts.
For more info, visit: ny.audubon.org/forestworkshop
The workshop is free but registration is required. Registration deadline is Friday, April 28. To register, contact Linnea Rowse at email@example.com or (315) 221-5867. Registrants should plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. for registration and refreshments. The workshop goes from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. followed by a woods walk from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. A free pizza lunch will be provided.