On Saturday, Feb. 16, the Madison Area Woodland Owners Conference will feature presentations focusing on Snapshot Wisconsin, a state wildlife program; preparing for a meeting with your forester; forest harvesting — methods and more; pruning to improve your woods; and fantastic fungi — movers and shapers of forest ecosystems.

The conference site is the American Family Insurance Headquarters Training Center between Madison and Sun Prairie, off of Highway 151 on the American Parkway. Commercial and educational exhibits will also be included as part of the event.

The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and includes continental breakfast, lunch and handouts. 

The sponsors for the conference include Dane County UW-Extension, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association.

For more information, contact Mindy Habecker at the Dane County UW-Extension office at 608-224-3718. The conference brochure, as well as the online registration option, is also available at http://dane.uwex.edu.

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