NAC - Woodlot Management for Songbirds

Formal invitation from NYFOA's Executive Director, Craig Vollmer, here.

Program overview here.


Woods walk for woodlot owners and general public

The Northern ADK Chapter of the NY Forest Owners Assoc. and New York Audubon are co-sponsoring a workshop on the topic of woodlot management for songbirds. The workshop will be held at the Westport Town watershed, Essex Co., on Saturday, Sept. 18th, 10 am to 1 pm. Foresters will showcase recent timber harvest practices and a forester with Audubon will explain the specifics of songbird habitat requirements. Relevant publications and tree scale sticks, along with a brown-bag lunch will be available free of charge. Attendees will also learn how to identify the 6 native species of maples in the Adirondacks and how to monitor the impact of deer browsing on forest regeneration.

Date and time: Saturday, Sept. 18, 10am to 1pm

Location: McMahon Rd. Westport, NY 12993

Registration: Please call 518-837-5171 or email garygoff357@gmail.com so that we will have adequate handouts and lunches.

Registration deadline: Mon., Sept. 13

Driving Directions:

Heading east on Route 9N (from the Westport Mobil station): Head southeast on 9N towards Fitzgerald Rd. Turn right onto Fitzgerald Rd and continue on for 1.5 miles. Make a left on Lodge Hill Rd. and continue on for .3 miles. Make your next right on McMahon Rd. for 2 miles to arrive at the destination.

Directions from 44 (from the junction of Stevenson Rd. and Mountain Springs Rd.): Turn onto Mountain Springs Rd. heading west and continue on for .6 miles. Take a sharp left to continue on Mountain Springs Rd. for another .5 miles. Turn right onto McMahon road and continue for .3 miles to the destination.


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