The Ohio State University South Centers is hosting a two-part Online Fruit Pruning School on Thursday, March 9, and Tuesday, March 14, 2023. This is a FREE online event that will be conducted virtually via the Zoom communications platform.
Part 1 on March 9 will focus on pruning fruit trees including apples, peaches, and pears. Part 2 will be held on March 14, and will cover small fruits like blueberries, grapes, and raspberries. Both sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Please register no later than Monday, March 6, 2023. Simply visit the link below and fill out the registration form. We also plan on offering recordings afterward, so you can access the event on-demand, as we know this fits some people’s schedules better.
A DAY in the WOODS presents “Native trees and shrubs for wildlife” on March 12 via Zoom Webinar. This program will take place from 10 am to noon. It will focus on the food provided by native trees and shrubs for Ohio’s many species of wildlife.
Featured presenters include Ryan Boyer (District Biologist IN, MI, OH; National Wild Turkey Federation), Marne Titchenell (Wildlife Program Specialist, OSU Extension), and Dave Apsley (Natural Resources Specialist, OSU Extension).
Join us on March 12 at 10 AM to learn more about “Native trees and shrubs for wildlife” including:
Types of food provided by trees and shrubs for wildlife
Seasonality and nutritional value of food (mast) produced by trees and shrubs
Importance of providing a diverse mix of native, woody plant species
Methods you can employ in your woodlands to enhance the production of the mast and other wildlife benefits
Resources available help you to enhance these habitat elements in your woods
Our September 11th, A DAY in the WOODS program Forest and wildlife history and future challenges will once again be offered via Zoom. This program will focus on the only constant in nature, change. Our wonderful lineup of panelists will discuss the history of Ohio’s forests and wildlife, as well as, some of the current and future challenges facing our woodlands and wildlife.
Please, join us on June 12 for a virtualDay in the Woods focusing on Identifying the Trees in Your Woods. Dave Apsley (OSU Extension), Stephanie Downs (ODNR-Division of Forestry), Jim Downs (Hocking College), and Tom Macy (ODNR-Division of Forestry), will be your presenters for the program. Continue reading →