Have you been thinking about how you want take care of your property? Interested in formulating a written management plan for your property? Join Oregon State University’s Forestry and Natural Resources Extension for the online Land Stewards Course. This expert-led course will run from Jan. 25 through April 5, and is a blend of self-paced online lessons and instructor-led online meetings, well-suited for busy adults who enjoy online learning. This course is intended for anyone who is interested in learning how to improve their land and is suitable for both new and long-term landowners.

Topics covered include creating a management plan, forest and woodland management, wildfire preparedness, wildlife habitat, stream ecosystems, healthy soils, pasture management, rural water-system management, rural economics and enterprise and how to find resources and get help.

Tuition for the course is $150, with a $50 discount for a second registration land partner. Registration will be open until Jan. 21.

For more information and to register, visit https://extension.oregonstate.edu/land-steward, or contact lead instructor Rachel Werling, land steward coordinator, at rachel.werling@oregonstate.edu or by 541-776-7371, ext. 211.

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