Map and Compass for Family Forest Owners

Wednesday, May 4 2011


COEUR D'ALENE -- University of Idaho Extension program will offer a workshop titled “Map and Compass for Family Forest Owners” on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kootenai County office at 1808 N. 3rd St. in Coeur d’Alene.
The program features two to three hours indoors interpreting various natural resource maps, followed by field activities using magnetic compasses.
The program will be taught by Kirk David, a forester who has many years of experience in using map and compass for forestry applications.
Those wishing to participate should pre-register by Friday, May 20, at the Kootenai County Extension office. A $5 registration fee covers resource materials and refreshments.
Participants are eligible for six Idaho Pro-Logger credits. For registration questions, contact the University of Idaho Extension Office in Kootenai County at (208) 446-1680.
For program questions, contact Chris Schnepf at (208) 446-1460. The program is co-sponsored by University of Idaho Extension, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the USDA Forest Service. Registration forms can also be downloaded at http://www.uidaho.edu/extension/forestry/content/stewardship.