DSU Woodland Workshop Series

Please register for any or all of these workshops by contacting Megan (302) 857-6438 or emailing mpleasanton@desu.edu. (Please note that these workshops are not all at the same location.) You must register to attend these free workshops.

Tree Identification Walk and Talk
Thursday, August 24th     5:00 p.m.
Delaware State University
1200 North Dupont Highway Dover, DE 19901

Come join us at Delaware State University. We will walk and talk about some of the native and nonnative tree species we have located on our Tree Campus USA. A tour will be provided by Dr. Cynthia Hong-Wa our herbarium curator.

Chainsaw 101
Saturday, September 23     10:00 a.m. – noon
915 Kenton Rd.  Dover DE 19904

This workshop will show you the do’s and don’ts when it comes to chainsaw operations. You will learn safety tips as well as general chainsaw maintenance techniques. The class will be taught by Sam Topper from the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service.

Selecting and Harvesting Firewood
Thursday, October 26     3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
142 Simmental Meadows Ln, Marydel, DE

During this workshop, you will learn what trees to choose for harvest and which to let grow.  You will also learn techniques for harvesting and selecting firewood for sale.  This class will be taught by a Delaware Department of Agriculture Forest Service Representative.

Tree Trimming
Thursday, November 9     10:00 – noon
884 Smyrna Leipsic Rd, Smyrna DE 19977

This workshop will teach you the importance of proper tree trimming.  The first half of the class will be instructions on how to make a proper cut and the second part will be a demonstration outside.

Building Wood Duck Boxes
Thursday, December 14     6:00 -8:00 p.m.
884 Smyrna Leipsic Rd Smyrna DE 19977

Build them and they will come. During this session you will learn the importance of wood ducks and why we should promote the species. You will be able to build and prepare a wood duck box and take it home with you free of charge.