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Delaware Forest Service to hold 19th “Fire Camp” at Redden State Forest on April 26

Date Posted:Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service will hold its 19th annual Fire Camp at Redden State Forest near Georgetown on Saturday, April 26 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The intensive one-day seminar provides hands-on training to volunteer wildland firefighters and, weather permitting, will feature a “live burn” exercise in which crew members battle an actual wildfire.

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Michalski named Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year

Date Posted:Monday, March 31st, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Brian Michalski was honored as the 2014 Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year at the annual meeting of the Delaware Forestry Association in Bridgeville recently. Michalski is a four-time chair of the state Tree Farm Committee and has operated his 59-acre tree farm near Greenwood, Sussex County since it was first certified in 1997. He has also been DFA’s president for four years.

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Delaware Tree Farmer of the Year named on March 27

Date Posted:Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forestry Association (DFA) will present its 2014 Tree Farmer of the Year Award at its annual meeting on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall, 311 Market St., Bridgeville, DE 19933. Tickets are $27 for adults and $12.50 for children ages 6 to 12. DFA is a nonprofit organization established in 1982 to promote the sustainable practice of forestry on the Delmarva Peninsula. Info at delawareforest.com.

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Delaware Forest Service Arbor Day Poster Contest

Date Posted:Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service’s 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest is now open to all Delaware students in grades K to 5. Public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate as well as after-school groups and youth organizations. Posters are due by April 4th, 2013. This year’s poster contest theme – “Trees are Terrific…In Cities and Towns!” – is dedicated to the important role that trees play in our communities and schoolyards.

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Del. Arborist and Tree Care Seminar is March 4 and 5

Date Posted:Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

The 2014 Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar will be held on March 4 and 5 at Baywood Greens in Long Neck, Sussex County. Cost is $80 with lunch included. Register at delawaretrees.com.

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