july, 2022

08jul3:00 pm6:00 pmManaging Fields and Open Space for Wildlife

Event Details

Intended for anyone interested in learning how to manage fields and open space to create habitat for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife.

About this event

FIELD AND OPEN SPACE MANAGEMENT FOR WILDLIFE

Join Kelly Boland, NH State Biologist for USDA-NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service), and Molly Jacobson, Pollinator Ecologist at SUNY-ESF (State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry) to learn how to recognize and improve habitat for birds, pollinators, and other wildlife in fields and open space. The workshop will be held outdoors at Distant Hill Gardens and Nature Trail in Walpole and Alstead and include an off-trail walk over moderate terrain.

You will learn:

  • How to recognize field and open space habitat
  • What wildlife species use fields and open space as habitat
  • How to create or enhance fields or open space for specific wildlife species

Before attending the workshop, please watch this informative 33-minute video on Wildlife Habitat Management, specifically the 'Field and Old Field Habitat' portion from 16:55 to 25:30 min.

Intro to Assessing & Managing Wildlife Habitat

We will reference the 'Field and Old Field Habitat' management information found in the video throughout this workshop.

Space is Limited - Registration is Required !

Suggested Donation: $10/ Adult

Your donation helps make Distant Hill Nature Trail more accessible to everyone!

Managing Fields and Open Space for Wildlife image

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Time

(Friday) 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Distant Hill Gardens

507 March Hill Road Walpole, NH 03608

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