NEW YORK STATE
WOODSMEN'S FIELD DAYS

2016  Tentative
Schedule of Events
 
 

Sorry - No Pets Allowed in the Event and/or Seating Areas
Only Pet Aides for the Handicapped are Permitted
 
(All Starting Times for Events Are Approximate)


2016 NYS WFD Seminar Schedule At Bottom of Page

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2016 NYS WFD Seminar Schedule

Fri 8/19:
10-11:30am:  "Private, State & Federal Programs for Landowners: Walking the Proven Path to Avoid Pitfalls
              by Shoddy Technical Service Providers"
                 Various Representatives of Private Ownership and Service Providers

11:30am-ipm: "RETURN of the KING !!! How Biotechnology Built a Blight-Resistant Chestnut Tree & how we
              plan to restore the species to the forest"
                 Allen Nichols, President NYS Chapter American Chestnut Foundation


1-2:30pm     "The Story of a Forester & His Forest: The Perfect Model of Sustainable Stewardship"
                 Eric Rasmussen, Forester and Marilyn Wyman, CCE Columbia/Greene Counties


2:30-4pm     "Forest Edibles: A Source of FUN, FOOD & FINANCE From Your Property"
                   NOTE: Talk & Fairgrounds Discovery Walk !!!
                John Bowe, CCE Warren County


4-5:30pm     "NYCAMH: Chainsaw Safety Orientation"
                 Mike Burns, NYCAMH



Sat 8/20
10-11:30am   "Hand Held Forestry Chainsaw Useage"
                 Adam Joensen, Oregon- North America

11:30am-1pm  "Forestry Harvesters"
                 Randy Joensen, Oregon- North American Product Specialist

1-2:30pm     "RETURN of the KING !!! How Biotechnology Built a Blight-Resistant Chestnut Tree & how
             we plan to restore the species to the forest"
                 Allen Nichols, President, NYS Chapter American Chestnut Foundation

2:30-4pm     "Ornamental Trees of East & West"
                 Carol Bradford, Columnist Post Standard, Finger Lakes Partnership for Invasive
				 Species Management

4-5:30pm     "Private, State & Federal Programs for Landowners: Walking the Proven Path to Avoid Pitfalls
              by Shoddy Technical Service Providers"
               Various Representatives of Private Ownership and Service Providers


                  ***   Seminar Programming Available for CE Credits Upon Request   ***

Also Throughout The Weekend
The Indian River Olde Time Lumberjack Show

Daily Demonstrations to include:

Burling (log rolling in water), Two-man Crosscut Sawing, Axe Throwing,
Speed Chopping, Chainsaw Carving, and much more!
 


Fireworks Demonstration
Friday, August 19, 2016 --- 9:30 pm

Fireworks will be displayed from Park Hill in Boonville, near the water tower.
Starting time for the Fireworks is approximate.
In case of rain, fireworks will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016
Rain or Shine  -  We'll See 'Ya There. . .
(All Starting Times for Events Are Approximate)

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