Woodlot owners are drawn to wildlife, wildlife they can see and knowing they are providing useful habitat. They say ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, and that certainly is the case when it comes to wildlife habitat. Animals, unlike people, tend to prefer ‘messy’ surroundings that provide good places to hide and abundant food items. Woodland owners and forest managers can play active roles in assuring woodland have a variety of habitats to support a diversity of wildlife species. Learn about the steps you can take to create better wildlife habitat and increase biodiversity, and how looking at your woodland as part of the surrounding landscape can help you make important management decisions.
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Your woodland as wildlife habitat and a source for biodiversity. Presented by Kristi Sullivan, Cornell University. (approved for 1.0 credits of category 1 CFE from the Society of American Foresters)
Wednesday December 17, 2014
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