Virginia Forest Landowner Update January 2017 Issue Available – Items on Women Landowners, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Firewise Program, Events, and More

As of February 6, 2017, the latest issue of the Virginia Forest Landowner Update newsletter is available online at http://forestupdate.frec.vt.edu/newsletter/current.html.  Archived editions are also available at that link.

The newsletter is part of the Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program, which is coordinated by the Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation in collaboration with several state and federal partners.  Each newsletter focuses generally on applied forest and wildlife management topics, innovations in wood products, exotic invasive species, useful resources for forest owners, non-timber forest products, and upcoming forestry education events.

The January 2017 issue includes the following items:
Women Landowners Network and Learn About Conservation Stewardship;
You Ain’t From Around Here! Exotic Invasive of the Quarter: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug;
Be Safe; Be Firewise;
Virginia’s Century Forest Program;
Useful Resources;
Events Calendar.

For more information about the newsletter of the program, contact Jennifer Gagnon at (540) 231-6391 or jgagnon@vt.edu.

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