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 ForestHER, a hands-on workshop for women who love the land, is set for Sept. 19-20 at Riverwood Farms in Cullman County. The workshop, will help women learn about forests and forest resource management in a relaxed, fun setting. Women participants will learn to read maps and measure and market timber and nontimber forest products, including wildlife.

Riverwood Farms, which is located at 7851 County Road 35, in Bremen, Alabama, will run from  8:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19 and from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Anyone who loves nature and learning about the natural world is invited to attend. You don't have to own a lot of land. If you own even 1 acre, this workshop is for you.

The cost of the workshop is $65 and includes a workbook, refreshment breaks, lunch and dinner on Day One and refreshment breaks and lunch on Day Two. Seating is limited so preregistration is required.

To register online go to To register by phone, contact Kelly Knowles at (334) 844-1010 or by email at

For more information or directions to Riverwood Farms, contact the Cullman County Extension Office at (256) 737-9386 or Norm Haley at (256) 630-4248 or

The workshop is sponsored by Alabama Extension, Abstar Land and Timber, L.L.C., and Forest Management Specialists, Inc.