On May 8, 2015, you are invited to an instructive and hands-on workshop on Timber Stand Improvement at Dysart Woods in Belmont County. This workshop will be from 12:00-4:00 pm with Jeremy Scherf, Service Forester; Dan Lima, OSU Extension; Liza Butler, Belmont SWCD Wildlife/Forestry Specialist; Kim Brewster, Belmont SWCD Captina Creek Watershed Coordinator; Joe Lehman, NRCS Conservation Technician; and Dave Bauerbach, NRCS Soil Conservationist.
This workshop will help to identify garlic mustard and the control methods on eradicating this problematic plant. We will also be discussing control measures on grapevines and how grapevines can affect your woods, and ailanthus identification and control methods. During this workshop, we will be manually pulling or digging garlic mustard in a dense area of Dysart Woods. We ask you to bring a shovel or hand spade. Please dress accordingly to the weather.
Directions to Dysart Woods: Take Belmont exit off I-70. Proceed south toward the town of Belmont on highway 149. In Belmont, turn off 149 and on to highway 147 heading south. Drive south approximately 5 miles. A small wooden Dysart sign on the right indicates the entrance to the property. Rustic restrooms are located adjacent to the white farmhouse on the left. Parking is available at the trailheads.
Sponsored by Belmont SWCD, Ohio University of Athens, Division of Forestry, OSU Extension, and NRCS.
Please RSVP by May 7, 2015 to Belmont SWCD at 526-0027. For further directions or questions, contact Liza Butler, Belmont SWCD Wildlife/Forestry Specialist, at 740-526-0027.