Wildland Urban Interface: Managing Interface Forests (Module 2)
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Sep 30, 2009 2:00 pm US/Eastern
Length: 01:30 (hh:mm)
- Dr. Bruce Hull
- None have been applied for or approved at this time.
September 30th, 2009 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern)
This Webinar will introduce management practices desired by owners of forests located in the wildland-urban interface. It will begin with an overview of the big picture challenges and solutions of developing a forest industry to service interface forests. The bulk of the webinar will then focus on active forest management practices that 1) produce high-value amenity resources such as scenery, privacy and hiking and 2) increase confidence in and respect for forest service professionals. Specific vegetation management practices and job planning guidelines will be discussed.
At the end of the presentation, participants will know or be able to:
· Understand the importance of scenery, recreation, privacy, and legacy relative to other motivations for land ownership.
· Understand the characteristics of appearance, language, and practices that communicate professionalism
· Be able to develop vegetative management plans that increase scenery, privacy, and related amenities
· Be able to design trail systems
· Be able to design management practices that increase landowner and community confidence in and value for active forest management.
· Be able to locate references, guidelines, and resources needed to develop specific management plans.
· Describe challenges and solutions to creating a forest industry servicing interface forests.