Thank you for agreeing to host the Woodland Steward Webinar Series. As a host we ask that you complete the following task to ensure a successful webinar experience for you and your participants.

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Set up Blackboard Collaborate connection.

Webinars will be hosted via, and will be delivered by Blackboard Collaborate through North Carolina State University. You will need to install the Blackboard Collaborate launcher. Please use the same location and equipment that you will use when you present the live webinar. If you switch computers, you must perform the device configuration setup on the new equipment before participating in a webinar on that device. Click below for instructions on installing Blackboard Collaborate.

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Attend a familiarization session

We will hold three familiarization sessions to test host connection and audio and to review logistics for hosting the webinar. We ask that each host attend any one of the following sessions. Please make sure you have installed Blackboard Collaborate prior to the session.

  • Jan 28, 9:30-10:00 AM Eastern
  • Jan 31, 10:00-10:30 AM Eastern
  • Feb 4, 9:30-10:00 AM Eastern

The link to join is

To join enter your First and Last name to log in as a guest on the Join Session page and then click "join" to launch the session.

To view the recording of the familiarization session please click below.

Adobe PDF Familiarization Session

Register your site as a group

For each of the webinars you will need to register your site as a group event on You will also need to add your attendees. For instructions on how to register and add attendees please click below. A template for gathering the information to register attendees is also available to download below.

Adobe PDF Instructions YouTube Register a Site YouTube Register Attendees Excel XLS Registration Template

Join the live webinar

For the Woodland Steward webinar series, we are asking you to join the session 30 minutes prior to the start of the webinar so that final adjustments in audio and video can be made. Your group should be ready to begin the group viewing of the webinar 15 minutes before the webinar's scheduled start time. For instructions on joining the live webinar please click below.

Adobe PDF Instructions

Evaluate the webinar

For the Woodland Steward webinar series, we are asking site hosts to distribute the evaluation form to each participants to complete at the completion of the webinar. Once the evaluations are completed we ask that you forward the completed evaluations onto your state lead to be summarized and sent on to the overall program team to be summarized at the region level. To download the form for the program evaluation click on the evaluation form for the corresponding webinar date.

Adobe PDF Feb 21 Form Adobe PDF Feb 28 Form Adobe PDF Mar 7 Form Adobe PDF Mar 14 Form


Thursdays 7 pm to 9 pm EST (6 pm to 8 pm CST)

Feb. 21st Getting to Know Your Woodlands
Feb. 28th Managing Your Woodlands
Mar. 7th Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats
Mar. 14th Wildlife and Woodlands
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