Each section below links to different materials needed to host one or all four of the Woodland Steward Series workshops. Visit each page for the full description of how to hold a workshop in your region.
An overview of the workshop series and its history, how to plan for your target audience, checklist of tasks to complete when planning a workshop, plus workshop tips and suggestions.
Basic items needed to plan a workshop—document and name tag templates, registration spreadsheet, sample PR materials, participant program materials, sample budget, and whole course evaluation materials.
All the necessary materials to plan and implement this workshop on setting property management goals and objectives, using basic land management tools (such as GPS, plant identification, soil sampling, maps and compasses), and managing woodland with wildlife in mind.
All the necessary materials to plan and implement this workshop on choosing and planting native plants, care of urban trees, and eradicating invasives. Plus, information on stormwater best management practices, planning and locating ponds, and managing streamside riparian zones.
All the necessary materials to plan and implement this workshop on managing woodland—how topography and soil affect the forest type, a tour of harvesting methods, information on forest insects and diseases, secondary forest products, as well as the benefits of prescribed burning and becoming "Firewise" in your backyard.
All the necessary materials to plan and implement this workshop on land stewardship topics including planning trails, landowner liability, recreational income opportunities, available conservation options, and a field session to put new management knowledge and skills into practice.
A storehouse for suggestions, modifications, tips, and materials submitted as the Woodland Steward Series is implemented in regions beyond North Carolina.