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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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Alicia Rose replied to Rick Tyler's discussion New Problem Found on N.E. Ohio American Beech
"Great write-up."
Tuesday
Alicia Rose commented on Clara Holmes's blog post Help Save New York Ash Trees!
"Great write-up. "
Tuesday
Clara Holmes posted a blog post

Help Save New York Ash Trees!

Dear Members of the Forest Community,  As a concerned steward of forest trees in New York State, I am sure you are well aware of the threat posed by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer to our forest resources. We need your help conserving the genetic resources of New York State Ash species. NYS is home to three species of ash, all of…See More
Tuesday
Rick Tyler posted a discussion

New Problem Found on N.E. Ohio American Beech

Folks,Lasy year and agin in 2014, John Pgacnik, biologist with the  Lake Metroparks in Lake County (northeast Ohio) has found American beech specimens of all sizes, exhibiting foliar symptoms of dark venation and browning leaf margins. In less than a year, the tree is dead. Since leaf-out this year in 2014, beech trees in mature stands in Lake County, Geauga County, Ashtabula County and Cuyahoga county have been discovered. The Ohio State University extension has taken samples and are working…See More
Tuesday
Clara Holmes updated their profile
Tuesday
Clara Holmes posted a status
"The Mid-Atlantic Regional Seed Bank is aiming to collect and preserve Ash seed in New York. Do you see seed on the ash trees in your area?"
Tuesday
Alicia Rose posted a status
"World Lumber Jack Competition, July,24-26, 2014, Hayward, WI http://www.lumberjackworldchampionships.com/"
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Carl DuPoldt commented on Carl DuPoldt's status
"Connection Link - https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/lpelcPorcine Epidemic Virus has swept through the pork industry causing extensive losses. The virus survives in manure for an extended period of time and even small amounts can infect a new…"
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Blog Posts

Help Save New York Ash Trees!

Posted by Clara Holmes on July 22, 2014 at 10:36am 1 Comment

Dear Members of the Forest Community,

 

 

As a concerned steward of forest trees in New York State, I am sure you are well aware of the threat posed by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer to our forest resources. We need your help conserving the genetic resources of New York State Ash species. NYS is…

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Connection Details - July 16, 2014 Webinar ALB in Rural Woodlands

Posted by Peter Smallidge on July 14, 2014 at 4:49pm 0 Comments

The Ecology and Management of Asian Long-Horned Beetle in Rural Woodlands

Dr. Kevin Dodds

July 16, 2014

Special Note….the July 16 webinar is ONLY broadcast live at noon.  There will not be a 7PM live version.  The noon version will be recorded and posted to…

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The Asian Long-Horned Beetle In Rural Woodlands

Posted by Peter Smallidge on July 9, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

The Asian long-horned beetle has created havoc in several eastern cities.  Until recently it was unknown in rural woodlands.  The ALB has a broad host range, and its potential for significant disruption to the forest ecosystem is not fully known.  This webinar (July 16, 2014) will address the emerging science and knowledge of ALB in rural woodlands.

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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday June 18, 2014

Posted by Peter Smallidge on June 16, 2014 at 9:39pm 0 Comments

Sustainably Growing Timber and Pasture: Pasture Into Woodlands.

June 18, 2014

 

Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM. This webinar is approved for 1.0 category 1 CEU/CFE credits by the Society of American Foresters.

Instructions:

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  2. You need a personal registration ID to join this month’s webinar.  There is…
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New Problem Found on N.E. Ohio American Beech

Started by Rick Tyler in Forest Health. Last reply by Alicia Rose on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Folks,Lasy year and agin in 2014, John Pgacnik, biologist with the  Lake Metroparks in Lake County (northeast Ohio) has found American beech specimens of all sizes, exhibiting foliar symptoms of dark venation and browning leaf margins. In less than…Continue

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Urban Forestry Webinar July 15, 2014.

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 14. 0 Replies

07/15/2014 PA Urban & Community Forestry Webinar: Managing Municipal Trees: Street Tree Ordinances and Municipal Tree Commissionshttps://meeting.psu.edu/pacommunityforestryContinue

i tree tools

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Alicia Rose Jul 13. 1 Reply

What is i-Tree?i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban…Continue

Contest

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 11. 0 Replies

Annual Chesapeake Forest Champion contest announced for 2014www.forestryforthebay.org/files/ChesForChamp_2014.pdfForestsforthebay@gmail.com  by August 4th. Continue

Symbiosis of forbs with trees in broken canopy woodland

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management Jul 9. 0 Replies

What (if anything) is known about symbiosis of forbs with trees in broken canopy woodland?1. Symbiosis:  I was reading about the symbiosis of mycorrhizae with their arborial neighbors and wondered if forbs that might grow beneath the trees might…Continue

Urban Forestry

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 7. 0 Replies

Understanding Our Urban Forest Assets: Methods of Tree Inventory and Urban Tree Canopy Analysis Jul 9, 2014 1:00 pm US/Eastern.…Continue

Permaculture - Regrarians World Tour 2014 with Darren Doherty

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 7. 0 Replies

Regrarians World Tour 2014 with Darren DohertyRegrarians World Tour 2014 July 16 - November 11Rebooting Agriculture wherever we canWorkshops Consultations Media Mallorca, Virginia, Kansas, UK, Sweden, California , Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin,…Continue

Urban Forestry

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 7. 0 Replies

Understanding Our Urban Forest Assets: Methods of Tree Inventory and Urban Tree Canopy Analysis Jul 9, 2014 1:00 pm US/Eastern.…Continue

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