When: Sat., May 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2016
Event co-sponsors include the Dutchess Land Conservancy, Great Mountain Forest, New York Forest Owners Association, and Oblong Land Conservancy. Discover how absence of fire, deer proliferation, shade-tolerant maples, logging practices, and climate change threaten oak regeneration. Explore the importance of oaks to wildlife and how land use practices set the stage for oak declines. Through an interactive panel, gain firsthand knowledge about how private forest owners and land managers can make a difference.