Peer Learning

Name: Amanda Lang

Title: COO & Vice President of Client Services

Company: Forisk Consulting

Alma Mater: Warnell (University of Georgia)


1. What made you decide your career path?
Name: Jody Strickland

Title: Executive Vice President

Company: F&W Forestry Services, Inc.

Alma Mater: University of Georgia, Bachelor and University of Florida, Master of Engineering


1. What made you decide your career path?
Legacy planning is important for ensuring the hard work you’ve put into your land lasts for generations to come. It involves developing a plan for the long term future of your land. It includes addressing who will inherit your land in your will, but it also includes engaging the next generations of landowners. Each plan is unique to the owner and their land.  Starting the process can be a bit daunting though.  But there are small steps that you can start right now that get you on the path to developing your legacy plan. 

So are you ready to get started planning for your legacy? 
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 - 9:00 am
Come join other women to learn from experts about longleaf pine and how to plan for your land management goals! Lunch included, and be prepared to get your hands dirty to learn hands-on about properly planting your seeds!

January 25, 2020

9:00-1:00 pm

Location: Tooholly Farm

Sawmill Road, Oliver, Georgia


RSVP by January 23rd.

[email protected]

Cost: $20/person (limited to the first 25 people)
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 10:30 am
until 2:30 pm
Dr. Linda Rohleder will discuss the steps to developing an invasive species management plan for your property, teach you to identify some common invasive species in our forests, and review the benefits and drawbacks of different management techniques. She will share her experiences writing her own forest stewardship plan for her 13-acre woodlands and some of the challenges she is trying to address as she works to restore the biodiversity of the forest.

Bring your own lunch and a dessert or side dish to share! We’ll provide drinks and snacks.
Fri, Sep 13, 2019 - 3:15 pm
until 4:30 pm
Women Owning Woodlands

At the Michigan Forest Association – Michigan Tree Farm Annual Forest Celebration

Thu, Sep 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
until 1:00 pm
Save the Date!

More details at
Fri, May 31, 2019 - 7:00 am
until 4:39 pm
Come join us to learn about tending your woodlands!

Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
until 3:45 pm
This women-only workshop will be held at private property with 142 acres of land in Hardwick NJ and begins at 8 am. Topics will address forest health, best management practices, financial benefits of protecting the forest, including forestry stewardship plans and stewardship assistance programs.
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm
until 5:00 pm
Buds, flowers, and crisp young leaves are out! Let’s take some time to identify different species found in our native forest, and how to ethically and safely harvest these plants for our own larder. We’ll forage and prepare our findings for a wild lunch. This was a very successful workshop last Spring, and we’re at it again, come discover all the delicious offerings of Spring growth in the landscape.
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm
until 5:00 pm
How many of us have planted new young species in our forest, only to discover them decimated within a few weeks by eager wildlife looking for food? There are ways to “fight back”, and the diverse solutions abound. Let’s look at some defensive strategies to keep wildlife out of young plantings. From wire mesh to mazes of deterrence, we’ll look at what’s working in the field and what has not, ideas to help you keep your young plantings alive and thriving as they establish on the landscape.

Wed, Aug 17, 2022 - 8:00 am
until 5:00 pm
Join the Conservancy at the Van Scott Nature Reserve as we learn Chainsaw Safety with a Game of Logging instructor. The training focuses on introducing open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength.

There are two opportunities to learn:
Written by Tiffany Hopkins & Alicia Christiansen

Photos taken by Andrea Cairone

Sat, May 7, 2022 - 10:00 am
until 1:00 pm
Hosted by Women on the Land in Massachusetts

Wed, May 5, 2021 - 2:30 am
until 4:00 pm
Women Owning Woodlands is hosting four webinars in May based on “Women on the Land: A Landowner’s Guide to Stewarding Her Woodlands.”

Register here!
Wed, Sep 9, 2020 - 1:00 pm
until 2:00 pm
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Fri, Apr 24, 2020 - 1:01 am
until 12:59 am
This year's City Nature Challenge is for everyone in Minnesota thanks to COVID-19. Check it out!