Need to brush up on skills for your woodland? Or maybe would like to learn something new that you can apply to your land? Click on the green titles to view webpages that feature educational videos, presentations and podcasts.
Remember to check our Calendar of Events for individual webinars and events.
BeLEAF It or Not! (YouTube) – BeLEAF It or Not! is a YouTube channel hosted by Bill Cook and Georgia Peterson – two passionate and fun foresters who love sharing their love of the forest with you! Join Bill and Georgia as they uncover the hidden mysteries of Michigan Forests!
ForestConnect Webinars – Cornell University’s ForestConnect Forestry Internet Seminar Series uses web conferencing technology to provide research-based and unbiased information to forest owners and others interested in private forest lands management. Broadcasts occur on the third Wednesday of each month, once at noon and a repeat live broadcast at 7:00 PM, Eastern time. Each broadcast is scheduled to run an hour, although questions and answers may take additional time.
Forestry Webinar Portal– Product of Southern Regional Extension on Forestry, is a multi-discipline web platform that delivers on-demand webinars focused on forestry, conservation, climate change and other natural resource disciplines. The Southern Regional Extension on Forestry also includes Conservation Webinar Portal for all things conservation.
Tree Farm 2020 Virtual Field Day- Chuck Pogorelcnik (WWOA Member) was the 2019 WI Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year! Hear how Chuck came to own his property, how he uses it, and how the Tree Farm program helps him.
University of Minnesota: Sustainable Forests Education Cooperative- Offering continuing educational opportunities for natural resource professionals.
Wisconsin Forestry Center (UW-Stevens Point)-The Wisconsin Forestry Center (WFC) is an outgrowth of the Forestry Education and Development Initiative (FEDI). The WFC is dedicated to serving the needs of Wisconsin’s forestry community through partner-driven professional and workforce development, applied research, and community outreach initiatives that promote vibrant, sustainable forests and forest-economies. Online workshops, webinars along with their monthly SilviCast are available.
Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources YouTube Channel – Purdue University Extension is dedicated to providing science-based information and education to the public. Purdue Extension’s YouTube channel maintains a number of playlists that provide educational videos in different topics. Eash playlist has a theme, so be sure to check them all out! For example, the Woodland Stewardship for Landowners Playlist covers content such as regeneration openings and invasive species identification and removal.
Caring for Your Woodland – UW-Extension promotes woodland stewardship through their program “Caring for Your Woodland”, a hub of information on current woodland topics, “Learn About Your Land” classes, webinars, publications, and other information to support you in meeting your woodland management goals! This link takes you to their videos on felling trees, monitoring wildlife, checking property boundaries and corners, identifying trees, and measuring how your forest is changing.
Forest History Association of Wisconsin – view Wisconsin Forest History webinar series to learn about how forestry has changed through time in Wisconsin (after you click the link, scroll down to view the webinars)!
Forestry History Society – Forestry History Society offers numerous recorded presentations of the webinar series “Conversations in Forest History” where leading historians, artists, researchers, policy makers, and newsmakers apply their historical knowledge to current topics in the field of natural resources.
Wisconsin Wetlands Association– Join them for Wetland Walks every week as they walk through Wisconsin wetlands and learn more about them. They also feature Wetland Coffee Break every Friday morning. These brief presentations are about wetlands, the plants and animals that call them home, and the many natural benefits they provide to our communities.
Forest Health and Invasive Species
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network View past and upcoming webinars where experts educate you on all things EAB. The website is part of a multinational effort to bring you the latest information about emerald ash borer.
Cooperating for Woods & Wildlife Video Series- Golden Sands RC&D feature how landowners across the state of Wisconsin use collaborative practices to enhance forest health and wildlife habitat on their properties. Check out Cooperating for Forest Management (video 3) that features our own Margaret Parsons.
Wisconsin Center for Wildlife (UW-Stevens Point)- Join us in for the 2021 CNR Spring Seminar Series, “Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence: UWSP’s College of Natural Resources.” Come hear the stories and experiences of some outstanding CNR Alumni from over the decades.
A Little Bit of Everything
Environmental Education for Kids (and Adults!)- View educational videos on topics such as animals, outdoor activities around the state, environmental steps to greening our world, and videos on all things plants!
Science on Tap– Presentation recordings on various subjects ranging from gardening in your woods, invasives, forest management practices and studies, wildlife and water resources. Go to the Past Events tab to view past presentations by year. Videos are of varying lengths.
Wisconsin DNR TV on YouTube- Browse their playlists for Go Wild Podcasts and many videos on natural resources including topics on wildlife, forestry, recycling, hunting, and fishing in Wisconsin.
WXPR’s Field Notes – A collection of short podcasts by Susan Knight and Gretchen Gerrish, who both work for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Limnology at Trout Lake Station, and Scott Bowe, who is the Director of Kemp Natural Resources Station. Field Notes covers a variety of engaging topics ranging from wildlife to plants, to Oreos.
Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science– Search through a series of presentations and demonstrations such as Adaptation Planning and Practices on Climate Change.
Wisconsin Women in Conservation – is focused on connecting women, empowering women, educating women, and inspiring women. Their YouTube playlist is home to the recorded “Summer Camp Series” and “Queen Bee Podcast” where women can learn from other women about topics such as enhancing pollinators, managing woodlands, regenerative agriculture and much more!
Husqvarna Chainsaw Academy– If you’re a beginner at chainsaws and felling trees, or just need to brush up your skills, visit their video channel and learn how to safely fell trees, safety features on chainsaw and how to run and clean your chainsaw.