Forestry Extension: Missouri Woodland Steward
Missouri Woodland Steward
Missouri Woodland Steward is a program for landowners interested in better property management.
The introductory, four-session series will help you gather information about your property, introduce
you to basic forest and wildlife management principles and practices, and guide you through the process
of developing a plan to realize your objectives.
This introductory series is offered in three formats:
- 'Live' with trained facilitators and regional experts. This format culminates with a
"Walk in the Woods" with a professional forester that reinforces the concepts and techniques presented
in the classroom. To find out when this format will be offered in your area, contact your local MU
County Extension Center.
- DVD set that can be purchased through MU Publications
for $40 plus tax and shipping.
- Online through the Center for Distance and Independent Study.
You will also have 24/7 access to post questions to resource professionals and chat with other Woodland Steward
participants in a secure discussion group.
Advanced topics are currently being developed on:
- Wood Energy
- Carbon Markets
- Family Forest Succession
- Conservation Easements
- Forest Certification
- Best Management Practices (including Woody Biomass BMPs)
These topics will be released through our webinar series.