Landowners Workshop

Business Workshop for Landowners

Make your land work for you

March 9, 2017 · 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This one-day workshop focuses on how to make your land work for you. Join us on March 9 to: 

Get in-the-field habitat-management training. The morning field session will provide an opportunity for hands-on-training about wildlife habitat management as experts provide tips and show you examples. You will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the tour. 

Learn how to earn supplemental income from your land. We provide invaluable information about generating supplemental income from your property. Whether you have considered an outdoor business or already have a business that you wish to expand, the information at this workshop will help you. 

Talk directly to experts. Dynamic presentations will allow you to ask questions and talk to legal experts, wildlife habitat specialists and more. 

Learn about different outdoor businesses. Not sure what business might be right for you? We'll talk about the various types of outdoor businesses, including the pros and cons and income potential of each. Examples include outdoor recreation businesses such as hunting leases and agritourism. 

Need more information about the NRE program? Visit the Natural Resources Enterprises program website for information about what they do. For information about how to start a business, how to operate a business, how to grow a business, and more, visit the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture System Cooperative Extension Service website and search for "wildlife enterprise" or look under the "Business and Communities" tab. 

MSU is an AA/EOE employer. The Natural Resource Enterprises program is a partnership among Mississippi State University's Extension Service, Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Topics Include: 

Outdoor business revenue potential and considerations 

Premises liability and legal considerations

Forest management 

Estate planning 

Wildlife habitat management 

Opportunities to see management prescriptions on field tour


Registration deadline is March 2, 2017