​Registration Information

Registration Fee: $75*
*Lunch is not provided

Registration Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022

Location Information

The workshop will be held at the Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes, Wis. However, most of the day will be spent in the field. 

Cancellation Policy

Requests received prior to the registration deadline will be granted a full refund. Requests received after the registration deadline but prior to the workshop’s start will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted to requests received after the start of the workshop. To receive a refund a written request must be made to Haley.Frater@uwsp.edu

Workshop Information

Incorporating ​Elements of Old Growth Forests in
Timber Sales

Sept. 28, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  | Three Lakes, Wis.

Join a team of researchers and practitioners as we explore the Argonne Experimental Forest and discuss incorporating elements of old growth forest into forest management. Through a combination of presentations and field tours we will cover:

  • Elements of old growth habitat and silvicultural treatments to obtain them
  • Enhancing vertical and horizontal structure
  • Forest regeneration consideration
  • Importance and application at a landscape level

Tentative itinerary available HERE.


This workshop counts towards the Forest Management for Wildlife Certification Program and is pre-approved for 5.5 SAF CFEs and 6 Wisconsin DNR Cooperating Forester CEUs.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for natural resource professionals. However, it is also open to all interested participants.

Workshop Instructors

Michael Demchik, Ph.D., Professor of Silviculture, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Ron Eckstein, Retired Wildlife Biologist, WI Department of Natural Resources

Christel Kern, Ph.D., Team Leader/Research Forester, US Forest Service

Amanda McGraw, Ph.D., Research Scientist, WI Department of Natural Resources