Willow Workshop June 2024 – Resources

DAY 2 ONLINE SESSION RECORDING
Jefferson Jacobs takes participants beyond structure, to examine what beavers need to succeed for persistent beaver managed floodplains. This online session takes a deep dive into Planting the Seeds for Beaver Success and 6 steps of establishing stream vegetation (and beaver forage!) at scale.
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Recording time marks and topics covered:
1:00 - About beavers and their forage needs, and scaling beaver occupancy
27:00
- Planting Seeds for Beaver Success: overview
34:00 - Introduction to BeaverHOODs (persistent beaver managed floodplains) strategy
44:30 - The Goal of successful BMFPs
46:00 - 1 Plan for planting at least 1 year in advance
1:32:38 - 2 Find the Goldilocks Planting Zone
1:52:13 - 3 Assessing existing suitable vegetation
2:20:45 - 4 Map Soil Moisture and "diggability" in the Goldilocks Zone
3:18:00 - 5 Planting, finally...
3:43:36 - 6 The job's not over until the beaver has moved in.

WORKSHOP RESOURCES


Day 2 Follow-up Resources

RELATED READING

VIDEOS
Want to further your Willow knowledge? We've been watching these helpful videos

Length
Title Presenter On Youtube
18 minutes Key Features for Identifying Willows Robert Dorn
75 minutes Salix (Willow) Identification Dr. Tom Rosburg
60 min, best stuff starts minute 35 Introduction to Plant Terminology: The Secret to Identification Dr. Cynthia Lane
17 min
Rooting "HUGE" Willow Cuttings! One of the Easiest "Houseplants" You Can Propagate from Cuttings
18 min Semi-Cultivating Wild Willow- Coppices and Pollards and Beavers. Oh My! Oxbow Farm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptr-xqaVt4A

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