Women in the Woods Program Educates on Safe Tractor Use on Woodlots

Anna Berry | October 18, 2022
Forest Society Manager Forester Wendy Weisiger helps teach a participant who is driving a tractor.

Forest Society Manager Forester Wendy Weisiger was one of the instructors at the workshop. (Photo courtesy of UNH Extension)

Thanks to everyone who was a part of this Women in the Woods workshop last weekend, called Safe Tractor Use in Your Woodlot.

A participant practices technique for lifting a log while another drives the tractor.
Ten people took part in the workshop on October 25. (Photo courtesy of UNH Extension)

A group of female identifying people gather together for a photo, clad in orange hardhats, in front of a tractor during a Women in the Woods workshop.
Participants in the Women in the Woods workshop on October 15. (Photo courtesy of UNH Extension)

Women in the Woods is a collaboration between UNH Cooperative Extension, NH Timberland Owners Association, the Forest Society, and other partners aimed at connecting women forest landowners, managers, and stewards with the resources, skills, and community they need to make informed stewardship decisions that promote healthy forest resources.