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Maryland Early Succession Habitat Workshop
This workshop is designed for farmers, foresters, landowners, and land managers with a strong interest in creating or managing quail and early succession habitat on a scale of 10 acres or more.

Agenda:

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcome and introduction.

9:15 am – 9:35 am: The state of quail and other early succession species in Maryland. Bob Long, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

9:35 am – 9:55 am: Prescribed burning for ecological restoration. Deborah Landau, The Nature Conservancy.

9:55 am – 10:15 am: Biodiversity, Ecological Succession, and the Chesapeake Working Landscape. Dr. Wayne Bell, Washington College.

10:15 am – 10:40 am: Breakout Session on opportunities and barriers for creating early succession habitat.

10:40 am – 10:55 am: Break

11:00 am – 11:20 am: Landowner Panel: Clay Robinson, Chip Akridge, John Long, Tom Fisher, Bob Ingersol

11:20 am – 11:40 am: Financial assistance for early succession habitat. Dan Lawson, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service.

11:40 am – 12:00 pm: Habitat work at River and Field Campus (formerly Chino Farms) and restoration efforts in Maryland. Dan Small, Washington College.

Noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch at Washington College Cafeteria

1:00pm – 3:00pm: Field trip to Chino Farms, view early succession habitat projects, opportunity to observe variety of early succession bird species including northern bobwhite, grasshopper sparrows, and more.

Jun 14, 2022 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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