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Created by Peter Smallidge Oct 5, 2011 at 2:16pm. Last updated by Peter Smallidge Jan 6.

 

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Herbivory in Aspen Forests: Ecological Context and Mechanisms of Defense at Online

January 20, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
The pressures facing quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) forests in the Intermountain West are multifaceted. Fire suppression, climate change and browsing pressure by ungulates are just several of the factors that threaten the health of this foundation species. Here we present two leading scientists in North America who study aspen forest ecology. Dr. Rick Lindroth (University of Wisconsin-Madison) will discuss the chemical defense mechanisms underlying aspen ecology and the roles that…See More
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Megan Dettenmaier is now a member of CornellForestConnect
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Brett Chedzoy posted a discussion

GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

copied over from the: www.silvopasture.ning.com forum...Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to become a forester ~ 30 years ago, I have dreamed of someday seeing the return of the American Chestnut.  Every rare encounter with a sizeable specimen that has - for the time being - escaped the blight leaves me fascinated and thinking of what used to be (see picture at the end).  Over the years I have left numerous…See More
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Erik Hirschey is now a member of CornellForestConnect
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Alicia Rose posted discussions
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Webinar - Wildlife Habitat and Biodiversity at https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=318319295&t=a

December 17, 2014 from 12pm to 8pm
Woodlot owners are drawn to wildlife, wildlife they can see and knowing they are providing useful habitat.  They say ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, and that certainly is the case when it comes to wildlife habitat.   Animals, unlike people, tend to prefer ‘messy’ surroundings that provide good places to hide and abundant food items.  Woodland owners and forest managers can play active roles in assuring woodland have a variety of habitats to support a diversity of wildlife species. Learn…See More
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Alicia Rose posted discussions
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Webinar: More Money From Your Maples

Posted by Peter Smallidge on October 10, 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Director, Uihlein Maple Research Forest

October 15, 2014



*Early Alert *- register here

a href="http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm%3Eif">http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm>if you haven't

previously registered.

The maple syrup industry is rapidly expanding in North America as many

farmers and landowners seek to capitalize on the growing demand for

pure…

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Game of Logging - multiple locations

Posted by Peter Smallidge on September 30, 2014 at 10:10am 0 Comments

This format doesn't fit the events page because of multiple dates. The NY Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health is sponsoring multiple Game of Logging events.  At these prices, "seats" will go fast.  See details below.

NYCAMH is sponsoring Game of Logging courses this fall! The registration fee is $25 per student. Please call (800) 343-7527 to sign up or for additional information.

 

October 7th: Greene, NY Chenango…

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GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management on Friday. 0 Replies

copied over from the: www.silvopasture.ning.com forum...Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to become a forester ~ 30 years ago, I have dreamed of someday seeing…Continue

2015 Private Forest Landowners Conference

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management Dec 15. 0 Replies

2015 Private Forest Landowners ConferenceMarch 20, 21, 2015 - Blair County Convention Center, Altoona, PA…Continue

Wood Pellet Industry

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry Dec 12. 0 Replies

The Energy Boom You Haven't Heard About: Wood Pellets…Continue

Long Term Forest Health

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Dec 12. 0 Replies

Experts fear for long-term health of U.S. forests…Continue

Hemlock Trees

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Dec 12. 0 Replies

Foresters scrambling to save state's hemlock trees from insect invaders…Continue

biochar links

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry. Last reply by Alicia Rose Dec 10. 1 Reply

Bioenergy Scholars Programhttp://www.newbio.psu.edu/education/bioenergyScholars.asp-------------------------Bioenergy News BriefsNEWBio website: …Continue

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