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Registration open for "Women Owning Woodlands" weekend


Women landowners who wish to learn more about forestry in West Virginia and network with other women involved in woodlands management can now register for the W.Va. Division of Forestry's "Women Owning Woodlands" workshop.

The event led by women instructors provides women landowners with an opportunity to ask questions, practice skills, and connect with woodland professionals, forest owners, and resources will be at Watoga State Park and Calvin Price State Forest in Pocahontas County on Sept. 17-19, 2021.

Barbara Breshock, a workshop instructor and retired W.Va. Division of Forestry assistant state forester emphasized the sense of community that the event inspires.

“Whether you are getting acquainted with your land or have been managing woodlands for years, the Women Owning Woodlands weekend offers learning experiences and a sense of community for all,” Breshock said.

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