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Sustainable Woodlot Management Workshop
Friday, June 15, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
Sustainable Woodlot Management
Instructor(s): Tim Fleury and Jeremy Turner
Friday, June 15, 2012
Class times: 2pm-5pm
Class size: 50 max
Total fee: $11 CSV Members, $12 non-members (Includes $8 materials)
Canterbury Shaker Village is not only famed for its pastoral setting, it is also managed as a tree farm utilizing modern forest management practices. Join Jeremy Turner and Tim Fleury for a walking tour of the Village woodlands where they will highlight recent forestry activities. You will discuss sustainable forestry practices, wildlife habitat, sugar bush management, modern timber harvesting, forest soils and sites, forest ecology, and management planning. They will also extend advice and offer resources to help you manage your own woodlot. Questions and personal experiences are welcome and encouraged. Please wear sturdy footwear and outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather conditions, and be prepared for a moderate walk in the woods.
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Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit.
Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.
Canterbury Shaker Village offers visitors a variety of engaging experiences in one of the most picturesque settings in northern New England. Find your inspiration in hands-on workshops, events, exhibits, tours, and demonstrations. Shop for regional handcrafts in the museum store and enjoy lunch at the Farm Stand Cafe. Visit us at www.shakers.org