Woods Walk at the Hobbs Farm in Nichols, NY Join the Southern Finger Lakes Chapter of the NY Forest Owners Association for a walk in the woods of the Hobbs Family on Saturday, June 2ndfrom 9:30 to No…
Organized by Lew Ward with Southern Finger Lakes Chapter-NYFOA | Type: woodswalk-education0 Comments 0 Likes
The NYFOA C4C Team operates like a well-oiled machine and it just acquired a new....well-oiled machine! With special thanks to Runnings - Brockport and John Schumacher, C4C purchased a brand new log splitter complete with Kohler engine. Runnings gave a big discount and had its team assemble and prepare the splitter for C4C's service.
NYFOA's Greg Lessord was key to this acquisition and mentions, "It's a Black Diamond 25-ton vertical and horizontal splitter on a tow-behind…Continue
Black locust is one of the most rot resistant woods native to North America. Straight black locust posts and poles are in demand by grape and hop growers, and organic farmers who wish to fence in livestock or fence out deer. The heartwood of locust trees is the most resistant to decay so larger diameter material will be the longest lasting.
NYS-DEC considers black locust to be invasive and there are restrictions on planting black locust in certain areas of NYS. Before considering…Continue
The downside of nice weather is that ticks like it too. Blackflies and mosquitoes can take the fun out of a day of hiking or gardening, but a single deer tick can ruin a whole summer if it transmits Lyme or other serious disease. Fortunately, there’s a relatively new tool in the battle against deer ticks: mice.
As recently as fifteen years ago in northern NY state it was rare to find a single black-legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick, on your person even after…Continue