SANDYSTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Forestry Association is pleased to announce that the 6th annual NJ Woodland Stewards Program will be held at YMCA Camp Linwood MacDonald in Sandyston, N.J., on Oct. 19-22.
Volunteer forest enthusiasts from across New Jersey will participate in 3 1/2 days of immersed resident training to become stewards of the forests. In exchange, the volunteers will donate 30 hours of their time over the next year promoting forestry and good stewardship practices on public and private woodlands.
Instruction is provided by professionals from partner organizations such as Rutgers University, NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife, NJ Forest Service, USDA-NRCS, Society of American Foresters, NJ Audubon and NJFA among others. Daily field sessions will reinforce what attendees learn in the classroom. Sleeping accommodations and delicious meals are included in the $75 registration fee.
Come out to the beautiful grounds adjoining Stokes State Forest and learn the essential fundamentals of maintaining healthy woods. Enjoy the camaraderie of other forest enthusiasts and make new friends in the process. Register today. Space is limited to 25 attendees. Register at njforestry.org or call 908-832-2400. You may also request more information by emailing email@example.com.
— New Jersey Forestry Association