Connect With a Community of Landowners
You can learn some things about your woods from a website like MyWoodlot, but there’s no beating direct experience from other landowners. Get to know your fellow landowners through these organizations.
Attend the Women and Their Woods Retreat
More and more women are becoming landowners and making decisions about the family woods. Women and Their Woods is a biennial four-day retreat hosted by the Delaware Highlands Conservancy where women can meet other female landowners and discover more about caring for their land.
Join Catskill Forest Association
The Catskill Forest Association (CFA) is a non-profit organization for landowners based out of Arkville, New York. Their mission is to provide services and education to landowners to create healthier forests. Learn more about CFA and how to join them in this activity.
Join New York Forest Owners Association
The New York Forest Owners Association (NYFOA) is a non-profit group made up of landowners. Their mission is to promote sustainable forestry practices and improved stewardship on privately owned woodlands. Learn more about NYFOA and find out how to join them in this activity.
Join Women Owning Woods (WOW)
Women Owing Woods- Catskill | Hudson Valley (WOW) is a group of women landowners and natural resource professionals from the Catskills and Hudson Valley regions of New York. The Watershed Agricultural Council, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties, and the Columbia Land Conservancy organize this group of professionals and landowners as a way to foster learning experiences and discussions about forest property.