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Essential Principles for Conservation Planning on Pastures

Participate in this webinar to gain an understanding of essential grazing components and measurements that should go into every grazing plan.

Webinar Date:   Feb 29, 2012 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Tax Basis

This webinar is designed to give you a detailed and clear understanding of timber tax basis, a deduction that many landowners struggles with after timber sale or loss of timber from fire, theft or storm. Properly and timely setting up your timber basis is an important step in saving taxes, time, and hassle.

Webinar Date:   Feb 22, 2012 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

RUSLE2 in Organic Systems

Watch this webinar to improve your use of RUSLE2 to evaluate organic and specialty crop systems.

Webinar Date:   Feb 14, 2012 3:00 pm
Length:   01:08 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Tax Update for 2011 Tax Filing Season

The tax rules for timber differ significantly from the general tax rules for other activities. Learn the federal income tax laws on timber transactions that affect your 2011 tax return filing. We will explain the tax laws on timber income and deductions, provide practical tips, and answer your questions.

Webinar Date:   Feb 1, 2012 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Stream Habitat Management - Assessing Stream Condition & Identifying Management Options

Examine the physical basis of stream habitat, discuss tools and concepts to diagnose causes of habitat degradation, and suggest management framework to consider options.

Webinar Date:   Jan 25, 2012 2:00 pm
Length:   00:55 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife Forestry: Management of Hardwood Forests to Attain Desired Conditions for Priority Species

View this webinar for guidance regarding (1) how and where to restore forests for forest dwelling birds and (2) how to manage mature forests for forest dwelling birds.

Webinar Date:   Jan 10, 2012 2:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch: Conservation & Income through Nature Tourism, ie Guest Operations

This Presentation provides an overview of the opportunities and economics of nature tourism in Texas. Terms, Concepts and Resources for development of nature tourism operations will be addressed along with operation examples. There will also be opportunity for live questions and answers.

Webinar Date:   Dec 15, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Conservation and Management of Migratory Birds During Non-breeding Seasons

View this webinar to learn about the interrelationships among the breeding, wintering, and migrating phases of the annual cycle of migratory birds and the critical importance of migratory stopover and wintering habitats.

Webinar Date:   Dec 14, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:05 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Introduction to the Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System - IFTDSS

What you will learn: The web-based Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS) was designed to provide fire and fuels managers with a single software solution to manage the many data types, software applications, and tools available for fuels treatment planning.

Webinar Date:   Dec 14, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   00:50 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   MOV
Archived:   Yes   View

Pest Management in Organic Production Systems

With an emphasis on prevention, this webinar provides an overview of how to successfully manage weeds, insects, and diseases in an organic production system.

Webinar Date:   Dec 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Length:   01:20 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Life History and Conservation Needs of Freshwater Mussels

Participants will learn about the life history, ecological services, habitat requirements, causes of decline, and conservation needs of freshwater mussels.

Webinar Date:   Dec 1, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:35 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Nutrient Management in Organic Systems

Viewers learn about nutrient sources appropriate for organic production, management strategies for using legume cover crops to balance nitrogen needs, and planting date and species factors affecting nutrient release to meet production goals.

Webinar Date:   Nov 30, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

What do you do when people start throwing food at the table? A conflict management perspective

The 2011 Changing Roles webinar series has a theme: Considering Natural Resources in Land-Use Decision Making Processes. Natural resource professionals often refer to "being at the table" in reference to their participation in multi-stakeholder processes such as land-use planning and therefore, this same language is used in the session titles of this series. Each session will a...

Webinar Date:   Nov 18, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch:Factors Influencing Efficiency of Intensive Deer Management

Deer managers in Texas have a bewildering array of management tools available, ranging from supplemental feed to selective harvest and introduction of deer, and attempts to alter genetic characteristics of wild deer. New management approaches constantly surface, some of which are not biologically sound or feasible. This webinar will provide biological background and informati...

Webinar Date:   Nov 17, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Prescribed Fire and the Public: Myths and Realities

November 16th, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific)

Webinar Date:   Nov 16, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Other - Not Specified
Archived:   Yes   View

What happens when we are at the table together? A case study from Sumner County, Tennessee

The 2011 Changing Roles webinar series has a theme: Considering Natural Resources in Land-Use Decision Making Processes. Natural resource professionals often refer to "being at the table" in reference to their participation in multi-stakeholder processes such as land-use planning and therefore, this same language is used in the session titles of this series. Each session will a...

Webinar Date:   Nov 10, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

What's Sociology Have to do with Getting More Conservation on the Ground?

This webinar addresses seven key behavioral principles to get more conservation on the ground: build trust, know your product, know the processes, make it simple, market and re-market, team build, and set your own goals.

Webinar Date:   Nov 8, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   00:53 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Large Flower Partridge Pea in Longleaf Pine Plantings: The Plant, Issues and Answers

What you will learn: Large flower partridge pea - Chamaecrista fasciculata aka Cassia fasciculata, is a native, annual legume occurring across the native range of longleaf pine. It has been utilized widely in food plots for quail, and cultivars have been included in many native herbaceous seed mixes that have been broadcast or drilled into young longleaf pine plantations acros...

Webinar Date:   Nov 8, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Crop Tree Management for Forest Stand Improvement

Gain insight into how meeting the sunlight needs of individual crop trees can facilitate Forest Stand Improvement efforts efficiently and effectively, while meeting a variety of possible forest landowner goals and objectives.

Webinar Date:   Oct 26, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   00:56 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Crop Tree Management for Forest Stand Improvement

Gain insight into how meeting the sunlight needs of individual crop trees can facilitate Forest Stand Improvement efforts efficiently and effectively, while meeting a variety of possible forest landowner goals and objectives.

Webinar Date:   Oct 26, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   00:56 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Using Smoke Prediction Models for Prescribed Burning Planning

October 19th, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What You Will Learn: A variety of smoke management models are available for predicting emission production and smoke movement. These can be especially valuable for planning and conducting prescribed burns, yet few people are ...

Webinar Date:   Oct 19, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Other - Not Specified
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles: Why we need you at the table? and How do you get to the table? Land-use planners' perspectives

This session's speakers will highlight the growing need for natural resource professionals to become active participants in local planning processes. The presentation will provide an overview of the key elements of local planning, explain how and when resource professionals can become engaged in the process, and discuss what is expected of participants. Craig and Jim will pro...

Webinar Date:   Oct 17, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Longleaf Container Grown Seedlings: What's Good? What's Bad? What to Look for in Your Seedling Shipment.

What you will learn: During the 2011-2012 planting season somewhere between 80 and 100-million longleaf pine seedlings will be planted across the Southeastern, US. Approximately 90% of these seedlings will be grown in containers and shipped as plug or containerized. Most of these shipped seedlings will be acceptable or 'target' grade seedlings. However, grades or categories ...

Webinar Date:   Oct 14, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles: Why should we be at the table? Natural resource managers' perspectives

This session will begin with an interactive exercise in which participants will explore the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with considering natural resources in land-use planning. Next, Susan Stein will discuss findings from the Forest on the Edge project including the impacts of increased development surrounding both private and public forestland...

Webinar Date:   Oct 12, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Golden-Winged Warbler Ecology and Guidelines for Creating Breeding Habitat on Forestlands

View this webinar to learn about Golden-winged Warbler ecology, why populations are declining, and habitat requirements and best management practices that result in successful breeding.

Webinar Date:   Oct 11, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:44 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Social Indicators: a Tool for Increasing Conservation Adoption

View this webinar to learn about the social dimensions of watershed management and how understanding farmers can help increase the adoption of conservation practices.

Webinar Date:   Oct 4, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Crop Diversity, Rotations, and Systems for Soil Health

Viewers learn how incorporating crop diversity through varied crop rotations, use of cover crop mixes, and minimizing soil disturbance can improve soil health.

Webinar Date:   Sep 28, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:13 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Using the Southern Fire Exchange Resource Center

September 28, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What you will learn: This webinar is an introduction to the Southern Fire Exchange (SFE) Resource Center. The SFE is a regional fire science delivery program, for the southeastern United States and is a member of the national ...

Webinar Date:   Sep 28, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife For Lunch - Using technology to age and score white-tailed deer in photographs

Knowledge of a buck's age and quality is critical for successful white-tailed deer management programs. In the past, deer enthusiasts have subjectively aged and scored deer "on the hoof" or have collected age and antler data from harvested animals. Although aging and scoring live deer is a skill that most hunters can develop with practice, many people don't have the experienc...

Webinar Date:   Sep 22, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Holistic Dollar-Valuation of Urban Forest Functions to Support Resource Conservation and Management

September 21, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What you will learn: In an arena of ever-shrinking government budgets that must make decisions on what programs to fund or cut based on competitive comparisons, obtaining funding and public support for managing urban forests ca...

Webinar Date:   Sep 21, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

A Management Guide for Invasive Plants in Southern Forests

Nonnative plants continue to invade and spread through forests in the South. These infestations increasingly erode forest productivity, hinder forest use and management activities, and degrade diversity, habitat, and our recreational experiences. Managers, landowners, and homeowners need to have the latest information on how to prevent entry to their lands, build strategies wit...

Webinar Date:   Sep 20, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Other - Not Specified
Archived:   Yes   View

Native Plant Uses and Stewardship Methods

Gain insight into how the Plant Material Centers might integrate Indigenous Stewardship Methods into NRCS conservation practices and how to evaluate and test these methods for resource conservation.

Webinar Date:   Sep 15, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Organic Small Grain Production

View this webinar to increase your understanding and application of nutrient and pest management strategies for successful production of organic small grains.

Webinar Date:   Sep 13, 2011 3:00 pm
Length:   01:07 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Establishment of Wildflower Habitat for Pollinators, Beneficial Insects, and Wildlife

This webinar provides instruction regarding the creation or restoration of quality pollinator habitat.

Webinar Date:   Sep 8, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   02:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Range Webinar: Do-It-Yourself Brush Control Equipment

!!!!Mandatory Pre-Registration for this webinar!!!! Use the Link below... There are numerous equipment options for brush management. This presentation will feature equipment options that are efficient, labor-saving, and can save money. These are equipment options that are well-suited to the Brush Busters and Weed Buster approaches to brush and weed management.

Webinar Date:   Sep 8, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Managing Cover Crops for Nutrient Management: A Farmer's Perspective

View "Managing Cover Crops for Nutrient Management - A Farmer's Perspective," presented by a farmer with over 30 years of experience using cover crops, overcoming challenges, and making it work on his farm, to increase your practical understanding and ability to promote the use of cover crops.

Webinar Date:   Sep 7, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:04 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Large Flower Partridge Pea in Longleaf Pine Plantings: The Plant, Issues and Answers

What you will learn: Large flower partridge pea - Chamaecrista fasciculata aka Cassia fasciculata, is a native, annual legume occurring across the native range of longleaf pine. It has been utilized widely in food plots for quail, and cultivars have been included in many native herbaceous seed mixes that have been broadcast or drilled into young longleaf pine plantations acro...

Webinar Date:   Sep 6, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   00:45 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

The Most Prevalent Invasive Plants in Southern Forests: Part 2 – Non-Woody Plants

Nonnative plants continue to invade and spread through forests in the South. These infestations increasingly erode forest productivity, hinder forest use and management activities, and degrade diversity, habitat, and our recreational experiences. Managers and landowners need to recognize and be able to identify these threats. In the second of two webinars, we will introduce yo...

Webinar Date:   Sep 1, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Low-water Crossings for Livestock and Equipment

Gain insight into evaluating producer operations, watershed context, and stream geomorphology to assist in the planning and design of stream crossings that promote aquatic organism passage, conservation biology, stream continuity, and habitat quality.

Webinar Date:   Aug 31, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   00:58 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

The Most Prevalent Invasive Plants in Southern Forests: Part 1 - Woody Plants

Nonnative plants continue to invade and spread through forests in the South. These infestations increasingly erode forest productivity, hinder forest use and management activities, and degrade diversity, habitat, and our recreational experiences. Managers and landowners need to recognize and be able to identify these threats. In the first of two webinars, we will introduce you...

Webinar Date:   Aug 30, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

In-season Adaptive Nitrogen Management Tools for Corn

Participants in this webinar learn about the effects of weather on nitrogen availability and optimum application rates for corn, and tools that can be used to adaptively guide in-season nitrogen application to meet production needs.

Webinar Date:   Aug 24, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:24 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Drainage Water Management Awareness - Basic Principles and Practices

Participate in this training to raise your awareness level of basic agricultural drainage water management principles and practices.

Webinar Date:   Aug 18, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Deer Population Survey Methods: Which One is Right for You?

Participants will learn how to conduct several types of surveys: incidental, spotlight, aerial, and camera. Pros and cons of each will be discussed as well as types of situations in which each would be most effective. Limitations, accuracy vs. precision, GPS/GIS integration, and means to achieve objective data will be discussed with application to each method’s overall valu...

Webinar Date:   Aug 18, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

An Explanation of Defects in Hardwood Timber

August 17, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What you will learn: Hardwood defects include any feature that reduces the grade and ultimately lowers the utility or commercial value of a standing tree or log. Lumber graders know this too well, but expertise in the woods is oft...

Webinar Date:   Aug 17, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Energy by Design: Harnessing the Power of Conservation Planning to Evaluate Impacts and Provide Solutions

Participants will learn about a science-based approach to broad-scale conservation planning in the face of competing land uses, such as energy development.

Webinar Date:   Aug 11, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:02 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Soil Quality the Foundation for Resource Management

Participate to learn about Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation planning principles to improve soil health and the impact soil health has on other resource concerns, such as water quality.

Webinar Date:   Aug 10, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Role of Soil Biology in Improving Soil Quality

Learn about the role of soil biology in improving soil quality, and how the soil food web can be managed to increase nutrient cycling, water holding capacity, and other dynamic soil functions.

Webinar Date:   Jul 27, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:40 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Energy Conservation in Irrigation Systems

View this webinar to learn about the major pathways to conserving energy and enhancing its efficient use in irrigation systems.

Webinar Date:   Jul 27, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch: Understanding Your Remarkable Riparian Areas

Why would you want to know about this? Creeks, Rivers and Riparian areas are special and they are often misunderstood. Much damage is done by well meaning uninformed people acting on wholehearted belief in a few myths. This presentation will offer practical tools for dissecting some of the most common myths into truth and fiction so that better decision making will result.

Webinar Date:   Jul 21, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

The Carbon Impact of Forest Products

July 20th, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What You Will Learn: Wood products from the eastern US hardwood forests have a number of potential ‘green’ advantages. Documenting and publicizing these merits will be important to the future competitiveness of the hardwood i...

Webinar Date:   Jul 20, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   00:55 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Use of Cover Crops to Add Diversity to Cropping Systems

Participants learn about reasons for slow adoption of soil cover in production agriculture, pros and cons of various seeding methods, use of cover crop mixes, and new plants in use as cover crops.

Webinar Date:   Jul 13, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:25 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Understanding Soil Quality Impacts on Soil Functions and Other Resource Concerns

Participants learn about nutrient management and healthy soils, and the resulting effects on water quality through a study of mechanisms for increasing soil organic matter, providing habitat for soil microorganisms, and improving soil quality.

Webinar Date:   Jun 29, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:18 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Economics of Poor Grazing Management

Viewers learn about the many factors that can turn poor into excellent grazing management and the economic losses of poor management even when poor grazing is profitable.

Webinar Date:   Jun 29, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch: Texas Deer Lease

In this webinar information will be presented that includes the items that should be addressed during the hunting-lease negotiations. This list of items is not pro-hunter or pro-landowner, it is a list of issues that need to be settled before a hunting lease is entered. The second part of the presentation describes the landowners' responsibility for the safety of hunters and ...

Webinar Date:   Jun 16, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Exploring the Findings of the Southern Forest Futures Project

The webinar focuses on the interaction of urbanization, land use and ownership changes, forest pests, and other challenges identified by the Southern Forest Futures Project (Futures Project), which forecasts changes to southern forest conditions between 2010 and 2060.

Webinar Date:   Jun 16, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Forestry in the 2008 Farm Bill

What you will learn: This presentation examines the potential to tap into Farm Bill programs by expanding the capacity of the federal agencies charged with administering programs ranging from forestry practice cost share to wetland easements.

Webinar Date:   Jun 15, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   00:50 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Organic Cover Cropping and Intercropping

View this webinar to learn about using cover crops in organic cropping systems, incorporating winter and summer cover crops into a rotation, and matching cover crops to specific production and conservation needs.

Webinar Date:   Jun 14, 2011 3:00 pm
Length:   00:51 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

State of the Science

The International Panel on Climate Change concluded that as the atmosphere warms the potential for more frequent and potentially more severe events increases. Following the hottest year ever recorded on Earth, the US is now experiencing numerous extreme events such as a record month for number of tornadoes (April) , a record for loss of life from a single tornado (the May F...

Webinar Date:   Jun 14, 2011 1:30 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Southern Forest Futures Project

The webinar introduces the purpose, partners, and findings of the Southern Forest Futures Project (Futures Project), which forecasts changes to southern forest conditions between 2010 and 2060.

Webinar Date:   Jun 2, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   00:52 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Avoiding and Managing Herbicide Resistance

Participants of this webinar learn about the extent of herbicide resistance in important row crops in the southern U.S. and management practices and products that can be used where herbicide resistance occurs.

Webinar Date:   May 25, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   00:51 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Establishment and Maintenance of Buffers in Organic Systems

View this webinar to increase your understanding of the importance of buffers on organic farms and how to install and maintain them.

Webinar Date:   May 24, 2011 3:00 pm
Length:   01:05 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Dove Biology and Management in Texas

May 19th, 2011 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Central) 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Eastern) Presented by: Dale Rollins, Ph.D. Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Webinar Date:   May 19, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

How to claim a shade tree casualty loss

Claiming a casualty loss on an individual’s federal income tax return for damaged shade trees is possible—but only if the proper valuation techniques are used. Taking a loss requires knowledge of the value of the trees destroyed, before and after values of the property, and/or clean up costs. Dr. Deborah A. Gaddis, Mississippi State University Extension Forestry’s timbe...

Webinar Date:   May 18, 2011 3:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

An Update on USFS-Coop Forestry and SGSF Private Forestry Activities

This program will provide the participant with an update on relevant private forest management initiatives that affect the productivity of their duties as Extension Forestry Specialists.

Webinar Date:   May 12, 2011 10:00 am
Length:   00:06 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch - Aquatic Weed Control in Texas Farm Ponds

Participants will learn identification of various aquatic plants and the chemical, mechanical and biological control options available for each. Also, information on calculation of pond size and volume for chemical treatment rates will be discussed.

Webinar Date:   Apr 21, 2011 1:00 am
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Communicating about Climate Change: An Extension Forestry Perspective on Problems and Solutions.

April 20, 2011 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Mountain) 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Pacific) What you will learn: Science-based information is the foundation for management of forests and we rely on researchers and educators to communicate this information for practical use. On the topic of Climate Change however, communi...

Webinar Date:   Apr 20, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wetlands Management for Attracting Waterfowl

March 24th, 2011 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Central) 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Eastern) Presented by: Jim Cathey, Ph.D Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist Texas AgriLife Extension Service Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences jccathey@tamu.edu

Webinar Date:   Mar 24, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Climate Change and Managing Forests: New Models and Tools

What You Will Learn: Uncertainty abounds when it comes to predicting how and how much the climate will change, and how it will affect forest health. Fortunately, models and tools are available to guide managers' activities to promote healthy forests and make forests more resilient to the coming changes. By participating in this webinar you will learn about these tools and cu...

Webinar Date:   Mar 1, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Tax Update

February 25, 2011 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Central) What You Will Learn: We will discuss the latest changes to the timber tax laws that will help you prepare your 2010 tax return. The webinar will provide provides tax tips for woodland owners and their tax advisors in the preparation of the 2010 individual tax return. Please be aware the information presented here is not leg...

Webinar Date:   Feb 25, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Nutrition: The Pros and Cons of Supplemental Feed

February 17th, 2011 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM (Central) 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern) Presented by: David G. Hewitt, Ph.D. Research Scientist and Professor Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute Texas A&M University-Kingsville david.hewitt@tamuk.edu Provision of supplemental feed is a common management practice in Texas. Because all management practices have posit...

Webinar Date:   Feb 17, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Tax Update

The webinar will provide a timber tax update for the 2010 tax season, including the latest tax law changes. It provides tax tips for woodland owners and their tax advisors in the preparation of the 2010 individual tax return. Please be aware the information presented here is not legal or accounting advice. Consult your legal and tax advisors for more complete information.

Webinar Date:   Feb 16, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Woodland Steward Series Landowner Education Curriculum Training - Part 2

This is part 2 of a two-part series. The intent of this training is to educate outreach professionals, educators, and other natural resource professionals in the use of the Woodland Stewardship Series (WSS) curriculum, a curriculum that engages woodland owners in the management of their land. The intent of the WSS is to bring innovative forest management concepts and approaches...

Webinar Date:   Feb 1, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   02:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Consumer Benefits of Grass-fed Beef

The health benefits of grass-fed beef are presented to help land managers and conservation planners promote improved grazing management on pastureland.

Webinar Date:   Jan 26, 2011 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Woodland Steward Series Landowner Education Curriculum Training - Part 1

The first in a two-part series. The intent of this training is to educate outreach professionals, educators, and other natural resource professionals in the use of the Woodland Stewardship Series (WSS) curriculum, a curriculum that engages woodland owners in the management of their land. The intent of the WSS is to bring innovative forest management concepts and approaches to l...

Webinar Date:   Jan 25, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   02:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife Tax Valuation

January 20th, 2011 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM (Central) 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern) Presented by: Jim Cathey, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist Texas AgriLife Extension Service Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences jccathey@tamu.edu Interest in wildlife management for fun or profit has gained tremendous momentum in the last few y...

Webinar Date:   Jan 20, 2011 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Making Google Earth Work for Land Management

Google Earth (GE) is an easy-to-use but powerful tool that land managers can use to assist landowners see their land and understand it better. This leads to improved land management decision making and information sharing. This webinar will discuss and demonstrate basic GE setup, exploration, navigation, menus, data creation, and production. The outcome is that participants sho...

Webinar Date:   Jan 19, 2011 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Trophy Quail Management

Presented by: Dale Rollins, Ph.D. Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist Texas AgriLife Extension Service Quail populations, and quail hunting, are "on the ropes" across much of Texas and the southeastern U.S. This webinar examines (a) similarities and differences between quail and deer hunting, (b) root causes of "quail decline", and (c) a primer on how to improve ...

Webinar Date:   Dec 16, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Developing Seeding Rates for Conservation Plantings

Viewers of this webinar are provided techniques for developing a seed mix, including calculating seed per square foot and pure live seed (PLS), and they are introduced to seeding rate calculators.

Webinar Date:   Dec 10, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   00:40 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Silvopasture: A Viable Agroforestry Enterprise System

Silvopasture systems intentionally combine timber, forage, and livestock enterprises on the same acres. This webinar will focus on issues and establishment practices that landowners and planners need to consider when converting their existing land management to silvopasture.

Webinar Date:   Nov 17, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Biofuels Basics: Farming, Community, and Regional Impacts

View this webinar to develop an understanding of how the production of biofuels impacts farm, community, and region.

Webinar Date:   Oct 26, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Rio Grande Wild Turkey Biology and Management

October 21st, 2010 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM (Central) 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern) Presented by: Jim Cathey, Ph.D. Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist Texas AgriLife Extension Service Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Thanksgiving is only a month away and most table-ready turkeys will come from the store; however, early Texans hunted and...

Webinar Date:   Oct 21, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Short-rotation forestry and growing biofuel crops between trees

October 20, 2010 12:00 (noon) - 1:00pm Eastern (11:00 Central) Presented by: Michael Blazier, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Forestry LSU Ag Center Hill Farm Research Station This presentation will provide an overview of the rationale for producing biofuels with forests as well as the current knowledge of planting, controlling competition, fertilization, and harvesting te...

Webinar Date:   Oct 20, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles- Climate Change

An introduction to climate change and a discussion of the interactions between climate change and other environmental stresses on US forest health will be presented. This webinar session will: • provide an introduction to climate change • discuss interactions between climate change and other environmental stresses on US forest health including increasing cl...

Webinar Date:   Oct 15, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Owners and Oil & Gas Development

10 Essential Things for Timber Owners to Know about Oil & Gas Development October 14, 2010 12:00 (Noon) - 1:00pm (Central) Presenter by: Gregg Owens Hays & Owens L.L.P. Participants will learn some of the basics rules, red flags, and protocol that forest landowners must consider when dealing with Oil & Gas Development

Webinar Date:   Oct 14, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Managing Small Scale Watersheds for Water Quality

Watch this webinar to develop an understanding of the social and biophysical considerations of managing small scale watersheds.

Webinar Date:   Oct 5, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles- Emerging Issues: Ecosystem Goods and Services

Ecosystem services have recently been promoted as a strategy for conserving forests, a means for quantifying benefits to people, and a term that describes the importance of nature. However, the recent rates of urbanization, the lack of prioritization of forest conservation by local and regional governments, and different uses of this term by land managers often brings into ques...

Webinar Date:   Oct 4, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles- Emerging Issues: Forest Cooperatives

Fragmentation, parcelization, and conversion have produced substantial changes in many forested landscapes, making working forest conservation more difficult. An additional trend affecting forest conservation efforts has been an influx of newcomers, who have proven to be difficult for traditional extension and industry programs to reach. New messages and new messengers are key ...

Webinar Date:   Sep 27, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Changing Roles - Emerging Issues: Green Infrastructure

At the wildland urban interface, both people and wildlife are at risk -- people risk losing lives and property from wildfire while wildlife lose habitat as development encroaches into areas that were once rural or undeveloped. This risk is expected to increase as land development continues into previously undeveloped landscapes. Forest fragmentation from land development is one...

Webinar Date:   Sep 20, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Conservation and Management of North American Shorebirds

Participants will learn about the ecology, habitat requirements, and management actions that can be undertaken to address the conservation needs of North American shorebirds.

Webinar Date:   Sep 17, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   01:20 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Absentee Forest Landowners: Part 3

Part 3: After the Workshop: Evaluation, Reflections, and What’s Next September 15, 2010 12:00 pm to 1:00pm (Eastern) 11:00 am - noon (Central) Presented by: Wayne K. Clatterbuck Professor, Silviculture & Forest Management Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries University of Tennessee, Knoxville wclatterbuck@utk.edu To provide natural resource and Extension professio...

Webinar Date:   Sep 15, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Other - Not Specified
Archived:   Yes   View

Climate Change in Texas: Rising Above the Noise Level

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 - 4:00 PM (Central) Presented by John W. Nielsen-Gammon Professor and Texas State Climatologist Climate change takes place on many time scales, and both natural and anthropogenic factors are seen to be at work. This webinar will examine the decade-scale and longer-term variability of temperature and precipitation in Texas, using a stab...

Webinar Date:   Sep 9, 2010 4:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Thousand Cankers Disease of Black Walnut: What Resource Professionals Need to Know

This webinar is intended to familiarize foresters with the new and threatening disease of black walnut called thousand cankers (TCD). The presenter will cover the present distribution of TCD and the biology of the walnut twig beetle and associated fungus Geosmithia. The presenter will discuss in detail the symptoms and signs that foresters need to know in order to identify p...

Webinar Date:   Sep 3, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Urban Forest Management Planning Tool

To be covered during the webinar: 1. Overview of the Urban Forest Management Plan Writing Tool available on-line through the Urban Forestry South website. 2. Demonstrate how to create a basic management plan using the interactive tool. 3. Review the components of a completed management plan.

Webinar Date:   Aug 26, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Reaching the South's Absentee Forest Landowners: Part 2 of 3

12:00 noon Eastern (11:00am Central) Presented by Wayne Clatterbuck Professor of Silviculture and Forest Management University of Tennessee

Webinar Date:   Aug 18, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Southern Pine Beetle Prevention

Noon - 1:00pm (Central) Presented by Michael Murphrey, Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Forester Texas Forest Service.

Webinar Date:   Aug 12, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Integrated Pest Management II: Let's Get Specific

Viewers learn about Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles using discussion and examples of IPM techniques, guidelines, and planning tools.

Webinar Date:   Jul 28, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   01:13 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Reaching the South's Absentee Forest Landowners: Part 1 of 3

Recent information (2008) from the National Woodland Owners Survey indicates that 2 out of every 5 acres of family forest land are owned by absentee landowners. Three webinars are scheduled on how to promote, develop, and evaluate absentee forest landowner workshops in metropolitan areas. Part I covers: 1) Who are absentee forest landowners? 2) What are their demographics? a...

Webinar Date:   Jul 21, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Pine Stand Establishment Part 2

Thursday, July 8, 2010 NOON to 12:45 PM (Central) Presented by Dr. Eric Taylor Texas AgriLife Extension We will discuss bareroot and containerized stock, planting densities, and planting season.

Webinar Date:   Jul 8, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch - Feral Hogs

June 17, 2010 12:00 noon - 1:30pm (CENTRAL) Billy Higginbotham Professor and Wildlife & Fisheries Specialist, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Feral hogs continue to expand their range and populations across the United States. Landowners often bear the brunt of the damage caused by feral hogs, including depredation of newly established pine plantations, row crops, pastu...

Webinar Date:   Jun 17, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Improving Hardwoods through Crop Tree Release

Improvement in growth and value of individual trees is one of the cornerstones of hardwood silviculture. Maximizing growth and potentially value is based upon providing adequate free growing space to individually selected hardwoods. Crop tree release is often the method of choice for controlling growing space in hardwoods and can be used in with stands of almost any age and spe...

Webinar Date:   Jun 16, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Pine Stand Establishment: Pest Considerations

Presented by H.A. (Joe) Pase III Entomologist, Texas Forest Service Regeneration pests can hinder the growth and survival of newly planted pine trees and cause economic losses. This presentation will discuss the treatments available to manage common insect pests that damage pine seedlings.

Webinar Date:   Jun 14, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Steps to Ensure Successful Hardwood Plantings (Artificial Regeneration)

This webinar will focus on the control of competing vegetation through: 1. Planting density (spacing) and design, 2. Herbicides used during site preparation and after planting 3. Use of ground covers Based on site conditions encountered prior to hardwood planting, several prescriptive alternatives are offered as guides for successfully planting hardwoods. The webinar...

Webinar Date:   May 19, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Farming for Bees: Conservation of Native Pollinators

Learn how to plan, create, manage, and protect the habitat of native pollinators that are vital to U.S. agriculture. Although there are numerous pollinator species in the United States, this presentation focuses on native bees.

Webinar Date:   Apr 28, 2010 2:00 pm
Length:   01:29 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Hardwood Regeneration Options for Private Woodlands

Properly regenerating natural hardwood stands is a key to ensuring long-term sustainability. Historically, hardwood stands have often been mistreated and mismanaged. Often selective harvesting has hurt the species composition and future value of the trees left standing and has decreased the regeneration important species for timber and wildlife. The ultimate and most intensive ...

Webinar Date:   Apr 21, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Wildlife for Lunch: Managing Farm Ponds for Largemouth Bass

Acre for acre, these ponds represent some of the most aesthetically, ecologically and economically valuable resources present on the landscape. This presentation will show the pond owner how to manage their ponds for increased recreation, nutrition and in some cases, income. Assessments to develop a sound management plan will consist of evaluations of landowner goals, habitat a...

Webinar Date:   Apr 15, 2010 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Timber Tax Tips for the 2010 Tax Season

The webinar will cover tax filing tips for timber transactions for the 2010 tax season. Presenters will discuss * Tax tips * New tax forms * Incentives * Latest IRS regulations on timber This webinar will be of interest to Foresters, Landowners, Government agency staff and program leaders, Extension agents, and tax professionals

Webinar Date:   Feb 24, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Archived:   Yes   View

Managing the Family Forest: The Importance of Family Meetings

Professionals, forestry consultants, accountants, attorneys, estate planners, and others, who work with landowners know their clients are becoming older. These advisors may be aware that their clients have considered or may be considering how to arrange the future of their estates before they die. However, many professionals will not recognize that research indicates over 60%...

Webinar Date:   Feb 17, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Forest Certification Applications and Impacts for Small Private Forest Landowners

This webinar will discuss research that the presenters have performed on the impacts of forest certification for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), and American Tree Farm System (ATFS). The new program that is being developed by FSC for small landowners and the new ATFS standards and group certification and their application to small l...

Webinar Date:   Jan 20, 2010 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   None
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Type:   Multiple Media Formats Supported
Archived:   Yes   View

Integrated Pest Management I: Policy, Practice, WIN-PST

This webinar provides a comprehensive view of NRCS pest management policy, the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) conservation practice standard, and a demonstration of WIN-PST to assess hazards associated with chemical pest activities.

Webinar Date:   Sep 23, 2009 2:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Keys to Successful Tree Planting

Viewers learn how to plan, supervise, inspect, and maintain a tree planting project.

Webinar Date:   Aug 26, 2009 2:00 pm
Length:   00:56 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Prescribed Burning: A Role for NRCS

While Prescribed Burning may be considered a controversial practice in the Eastern US, this notion is offset as viewers are instructed on the important role that NRCS can play in applying this valuable vegetation management tool.

Webinar Date:   Jun 24, 2009 2:00 pm
Length:   00:45 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Culverts and Low-Water Crossings: Tools, Techniques, and Considerations for Aquatic Organism Passage

Explore contemporary problems and solutions at road-stream crossings and how they relate to aquatic organism passage (AOP), conservation biology, stream geomorphology, and habitat quality.

Webinar Date:   Jan 28, 2009 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Crop Rotations and Cover Crops for Diversity

Viewers learn about the benefits of diversity in the crop rotation and methods for diversifying and supporting cropping systems to enhance production and provide sustainability.

Webinar Date:   Apr 30, 2008 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Aquatic Organism Passage: An Overview of Ecology, Analyses, and Tools

Learn about the ecology of aquatic organism passage (AOP), barrier analysis and passage design methods, techniques for providing passage at dams and road-stream crossings, and 2006 changes in the Fish Passage standard (Code 396) and its attendant measurement.

Webinar Date:   Mar 26, 2008 2:00 pm
Length:   00:58 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Air Quality and Manure Management

This webinar provides an overview of the air emissions that can be produced via manure management.

Webinar Date:   Mar 12, 2008 2:00 pm
Length:   00:50 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   Other - Not Specified
Archived:   Yes   View

Solid Separation Technologies for Animal Manure

This webinar provides viewers with an understanding of the principles of solid-liquid separation of manure and wastewater and includes description of separator efficiency, solid screening, and solid settling.

Webinar Date:   Feb 27, 2008 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View

Composting Animal Manure

Learn about the science, methods, and environmental issues associated with manure composting during this webinar.

Webinar Date:   Sep 25, 2007 2:00 pm
Length:   01:04 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Type:   WMV - Windows Media Player
Archived:   Yes   View
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