Forest Wildlife Habitat Manager Credentialing Course
Date: TBD based on participant and instructor availability
Tri-Creek Property, Monroe County, Wis.
This 3-day capstone course aims to apply the information and skills gained through the FMWCP training courses to a "real-world" example. In the capstone course you will work directly with a landowner to identify their management goals during a property walk-through, write and present a management plan, and mark the property.
- Day 1: Initial site visit and meeting with landowners to construct an inventory and site plant
- 2-week plan writing period
- Day 2: Present management plan to landowners and credentialing body
- Day 3: Complete property marking and inventory
This year's capstone course will be held at the Tri-Creek Property in Monroe County. A map of the property is available HERE.
To participate in this course you must have successfully completed the Cross-boundary Management: From Creation to Harvest, Forest Management for Neotropical Migrants, Timber Marking for Wildlife online course, Timber Marking for Ruffed Grouse recorded webinar, and the Forest Management for Wildlife Field Training.
This training will be pre-approved for SAF and WI-DNR Cooperating Forester CEUs.
To participate in the Forest Wildlife Habitat Management credentialing course and obtain the Forest Wildlife Habitat Manager designation you must:
- have 3 years of forestry, restoration, or wildlife habitat work experience,
- demonstrate a minimum of 500 acres of marked timber,
- mark a timber sale with wildlife habitat as the main goal (full plan will need to be submitted), AND
- complete all 6 trainings associated with the FMWCP*
*Previously taken one of the courses? Please, contact Haley Frater at email@example.com to discuss potential waivers.