Planting the Future Forest

Planting the Future Forest

Forest Management

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County offers workshops, tours, site visits and other educational programs for private forest owners interested in timber production, wildlife management, and related topics.

Information & Workshops:
If you would like to receive information on workshops and other educational opportunities you can join the Broome & Chenango Counties forestry listserv by emailing Kevin Mathers at

Master Forest Owner (MFO) Landowner Visits 

Master Forest Owner (MFO) volunteers are graduates of a 4-day training program where they learn about timber and wildlife management, forest economics, and ecology. MFO volunteers conduct free site visits for landowners with woodlots.  To arrange a visit the Master Forest Owner Program site:

Other Resources:
Cornell University Department of Natural Resource Forestry Page:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation:

New York Forest Owners Association:


Kevin Mathers
Environment, Natural Resources Educator
(607) 584-5013

Last updated November 22, 2017