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Created by Peter Smallidge Oct 5, 2011 at 2:16pm. Last updated by Peter Smallidge Jan 6, 2014.

 

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Learn at Lunch Webinar: Cross-laminated timber, what's all the fuss about? at Online

October 4, 2016 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
In 2015, Utah State University was awarded a Wood Innovations Grant from the USDA Forest Service which is currently funding the design process for the first-of-its-kind cross-laminated timber building in Utah. Cross-laminated timber has been making the news lately - it’s growing popularity has piqued the interest of builders, educators, scientists and consumers as an alternative to traditional building materials such as concrete, masonry and steel. Extension Assistant Professor, Darren McAvoy…See More
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"An ongoing challenge...who has seen hackberry in CNY, and where, other than the SUNY ESF quad?"
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Peter Smallidge replied to Malcolm MacKenzie's discussion Mobile Dimensions sawmill?
"Hi Malcolm: I watched their video here http://www.mobilemfg.com/portable-saw-videos.html  Looks like an interesting saw, but I don't have an memory of seeing one operate or hearing about.  Dean's suggestion to visit the…"
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Malcolm MacKenzie replied to Malcolm MacKenzie's discussion Mobile Dimensions sawmill?
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John Jacob is now a member of CornellForestConnect
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Dean Faklis replied to Malcolm MacKenzie's discussion Mobile Dimensions sawmill?
"Malcolm, this one?   Mobile Dimension Saw   If so, also check over at www.forestryforum.com, where there are several threads on its operation. "
Sep 19
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Blog Posts

NYFOA's Chainsaws for Charity - September 18, 2016

Posted by Dean Faklis on September 18, 2016 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

A perfect day for making firewood!   NYFOA-Western Finger Lake's Chainsaws for Charity (C4C) met today at The Deuel Farm for another fun event, where the food was good and the camaraderie was excellent!  Here's a picture of the gang after the work was done.…
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Roadside Forest Management: Tree-by-Tree

Posted by Peter Smallidge on September 13, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Roadside trees present special considerations for management given their crown may have an imbalance of sunlight and thus crown architecture, and because if the tree fails the consequences may impact transportation or public utility…

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Controlling Deer Impacts and Interfering Plants - field workshop blog site

Posted by Peter Smallidge on September 6, 2016 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Workshop

Interference with the Regeneration of Hardwood Forests

 

Come to Cornell’s Arnot Forest on September 30, 2016 for a day-long workshop that will (i) provide foresters and woodland owners information about the ecological role of American beech (and other interfering vegetation) and deer in limiting forest regeneration, and (ii) review herbicide, organic and fence management strategies to ensure effective regeneration.…

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Chainsaws for Charity - NYFOA Western Finger Lakes - Liftoff!

Posted by Dean Faklis on September 1, 2016 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Just a quick post about a new NYFOA initiative.....Chainsaws for Charity.  NYFOA members generate firewood and the cash proceeds benefit various charities like Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County, Rotary Camp Onseyawa for Children, and the VFW, which helps our veterans.  The goal is $10,000 in the first year!  It's a stretch, but we'll see.  Want to learn more?  See below for contact info...we'd love your input.…

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Mobile Dimensions sawmill?

Started by Malcolm MacKenzie in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge on Thursday. 4 Replies

Does anyone have experience with a Mobile Dimensions sawmill? What is your critique of its operation and production?Continue

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Woodlot Management Sep 13. 0 Replies

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue

Tags: question, test, conifers, deciduous, trees

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Wildlife Management Sep 13. 0 Replies

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue

Quantifying the Value of Trees

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Sep 9. 0 Replies

Quantifying the Value of TreesBy Janice Kaspersen…Continue

"Funding for Floodplain Restoration"

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Sep 1. 0 Replies

"Funding for Floodplain Restoration"Today's webinar recording, slides, materials, and certificates of attendance will be emailed to attendees within one week. There will be two emails - one with the recording / materials, and one with the…Continue

Drones to monitor trees in CA

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Aug 30. 0 Replies

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop…Continue

Invasive Species Distribution in USA

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Aug 29. 0 Replies

A Big-Picture View of the Invasive Plant Problem…Continue

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