The morning session will address land conservation projects to covert crop or pasture land to forest. It will cover economic and environmental benefits, tree species selection and procurement, site preparation, planting schedule, maintenance and a tree planting demonstration.
The afternoon session will address conservation landscape projects for homeowners. It will cover site selection, soil amendments, sample designs, native plant selection and procurement and water conservation techniques.
Information on agricultural and forestry best management practices and septic system maintenance and repair in specific watersheds also will be available.
Lunch will be provided for those who register for the full day.
To register — by Thursday, Nov. 21:
• Call 540-347-3120, extension 116.
Registrants should include name(s), number in party, mailing address, phone number and which sessions they will attend.