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Out of the Woods: Growing Income from Your Forest
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Join Future Generations University Appalachian Program as two of their maple experts team up to discuss 'The End of Year Clean, Sanitation 101'. Dr. Mike Rechlin and Kate Fotos team up to talk end of season sanitation practices and what you should be doing to keep your sugar bush and shack spic and span!

This is the twenty-seventh session of Future Generations University’s webinar series, “Out of the Woods: Growing Income from Your Forest.” This webinar series will cover everything from tree science and woodlot management to marketing and record-keeping. Stay tuned for more information, and visit www.future.edu/maple to view past webinars and for other maple resources.
Apr 20, 2023 07:00 PM
May 18, 2023 07:00 PM
Jun 15, 2023 07:00 PM
Jul 20, 2023 07:00 PM
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Mike Rechlin, Ph. D.
Maple Commodities Expert/ Lead Researcher @Future Generations University
Mike Rechlin has practiced sustainable forestry and protected areas management in the United States, Nepal, India, and Tibet for thirty years. He has extensive teaching experience and has designed educational programs for many international groups visiting the Adirondack Park of New York State. Presently retired, Mike has held academic appointments at Principia College, Paul Smith’s College, and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He served as the dean of Future Generations Graduate School from 2010 to 2013. He presently resides, and makes maple syrup, in Franklin, WV.
Kate Fotos
Field Coordinator @Future Generations University
Kate Fotos is a graduate of Colby College with a degree in environmental science and conservation biology. She began her work in maple syrup researching alternative tree syrups such as sycamore and walnut under Professor Mike Rechlin. In that first year, she also ran a state-wide maple education program for public schools across West Virginia. She has now expanded her scope of work to include producer coaching and public education for maple syrup production across the Appalachian range. Outside of the maple realm, Kate has a deep love of the outdoors, and has worked as a long-distance canoe guide, a competitive lumberjack, and an arborist. In her free time, she likes to enjoy the wonderful environment of the West Virginia highlands.