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December 11-13, 2013Forest Inventory Technology Training 8 a.m. Wednesday - 3 p.m. Friday
Terry Porter from ForesTech Resource Solutions will be here at Treehaven conducting training on the TCruise, RTI, SoloForest, and SilvAssist Forest Inventory Suite on December 11 and 12. Kevin Burns will be following up Terry's training with an applied field exercise on Friday, December 13, using all of the same technology. Class size is limited to 8 participants, so please register early!
To register, please contact Terry Porter at: 615-972‑6115 or Britt Townsend at: 615-944-4854. Registration cost for the three day training is $350 per person. This fee includes lunches. Overnight lodging is available for $35 per person (double occupancy room). Reserve lodging here or call Audrey at 715-453-4106.
December 14, 2013
Forest Inventory Technology Demo 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday
Treehaven will be hosting a 4 hour technology demo (free to the public). This is the perfect opportunity to "try it before you buy it" for anyone who is interested in purchasing, or a great introduction to the latest field capabilities for anyone interested in improving accuracy and creating efficiencies.
In addition, anyone who currently owns any of this software/equipment can schedule an appointment with Terry on Friday, December 13 to assist with any trouble shooting issues. Please contact Terry at 615-972-6115 to schedule an appointment.
December 14, 2013
Primitive Cordage - Rope Making 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bring your own pocket or belt knife for this class. You’ll be learning how and where to gather materials, preparing those materials and the techniques of making them into cordage or rope. Also students will gain necessary knowledge of the best trees, plants and habitats to gather from. A friendly competition may follow to test the strength of the cords (rope) produced. 6 hour class includes lunch. $36.00 includes lunch.
December 14-15, 2013
Wildlife Tracking with Dr. Jim Halfpenny 8 a.m. Saturday - 4 p.m. Sunday
The workshop’s goal is to offer quality tracking
skill training to all enthusiasts who wish not only to understand wildlife
tracking, but also to learn about large carnivores. This two-day workshop will
cover track and sign identification, understanding footprints, and interpreting
gait with an emphasis on reading trails to understand animal behavior and
ecology. The workshop format includes classroom lectures and in-the-field
training. This program is strongly recommended for all Wisconsin Volunteer Carnivore Trackers. Full Package: $245 - Includes all meals, Saturday
night double occupancy lodging* & instruction. Commuter Package: $185 – Includes 2 lunches &
Friday night double occupancy lodging & breakfast -$49
December 15, 2013
Volunteer Tracker Program Brush-up Session Sunday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The Wisconsin DNR is looking for volunteer trackers. Volunteer trackers are asked to complete a wolf ecology course and a track training class. Our Wildlife Tracking class and Wolf Ecology Workshops meet these requirements. Already a certified volunteer tracker? If you are looking to brush up on your tracking skills, please join us for one of two sessions. Workshop fee is $15 per person which includes all materials, instruction, and lunch at 12 noon.
January 18-19, 2014 & February 1-2, 2014
Wolf Ecology Workshops 9 a.m. Saturday - 12 p.m. Sunday
Enjoy shared learning with other wolf enthusiasts while tracking, studying in the classroom and in the field, and learning from TWIN staffers in Treehaven's beautiful Northwoods setting. You will experience actual wolf tracking and classroom lectures by TWIN's hands-on wolf experts. Full package: $165/person includes four meals, lodging, classroom lectures, videos, and a field trip into wolf territory. Commuter package: $115/person includes lunch both Saturday and Sunday, and dinner on Saturday, classroom lectures and video, and a field trip into wolf territory. Please register by January 10th for January's workshop and by January 24th for February's workshop.January 17-19, 2014
Snowshoe Weaving 7 p.m. Friday - 1 p.m. lunch Sunday
traditional art of snowshoe weaving.
Treehaven’s snowshoe weaving workshop is woven with a friendly
atmosphere, excellent instruction, a historical look at snowshoeing and a
hands-on chance to weave your own masterpiece. Take home a pair of beautiful,
functional snowshoes; the Ojibwa, an elongated trail shoe coming to a point at
each end, the Bear Paw, a shortened oval design, or the Alaskan, an elongated
trail shoe coming to a point at the tail with a rounded toe. Please register early allowing time to order
Full Package: $310.00
includes 5 meals, double occupancy lodging, instruction & kit.
Commuter Package: $220.00 includes 3 meals, instruction & kit.
February 8, 2014Treehaven Tromp Snowshoe Race
Registration for 2014's race will be opening soon. Please call our main office at 715-453-4106 to add your name to our mailing list to receive registration updates.March 7-9, 2014
Yoga & the Yamas Retreat 5 p.m. Friday - Brunch on Sunday
Yoga is a sophisticated system that extends far beyond doing yoga postures; it is literally a way of living. This retreat will include: hatha yoga (physical practice), dharma talks, meditation, laughter and FUN!
Treehaven's Public Programs offers a wide variety of
opportunities to get you or your family outdoors and having fun.
Offerings range, from nature related crafts and skills such as snowshoe
weaving or outdoor photography to in depth study of wolves or
opportunity to become proficient in Leave-No-Trace, backpacking, yoga
and much more. College credit is often available. Weekend workshops
generally run Friday night through Sunday lunch and are all inclusive
with instruction, great meals and comfortable lodging all on site.
For more information contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106.