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Agriculture and Farming

Introduction to Forest Management


with Joseph Rossetti

Calendar Oct 10, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

Students will be exposed to basic concepts of forestry such as tree identification, forest ecology and succession, forest and wildlife management, timber harvesting, and common forest needs.  A combination of classroom and field work will be included. 

Note: Participants will need two books which they may purchase at the first class for $5.00.  The books are Common Native Trees of Virginia and Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia.  Alternatively, they can download the books and print them at home from

Joe Rossetti is the Senior Area Forester for the Virginia Department of Forestry in the Northern Virginia Work Area.  Joe has been working in Rappahannock and surrounding counties since 2007.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources Management from West Virginia University. 

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