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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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Tree Pruning Workshop in St. Lawrence County on March 20 2019

Tree Pruning WorkshopOr:Neglecting Young Trees Leads to Delinquency!When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMWhere: St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Learning Center, 40 West Main Street, CantonAgenda:9:30: Registration10:00 to 10:45:Tree Wound Response & Compartmentalization10:45 to 11:15: Trees and Threes—The Commandments of Pruning11:15 to 12:00: Why We Prune, & Reality vs. the Literature12:00 to 12:30: Lunch—Please bring yours. (That’s why it’s free)12:30 to 2:00: Demo &…See More
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2019 Peter Levatich Memorial Seminar for Rural Landowners at Spencer-Van Etten High School

February 9, 2019 from 9:30am to 12pm
2019 Peter Levatich Memorial Seminar for Rural Landowners February 9th 9:30 am to Noon. Spencer-Van Etten High School State Route 34, Spencer. The Southern Finger Lakes Chapter of the NY Forest Owners Association (www.nyfoa.org) invite you to their popular annual seminar to learn about timber markets and tips for selling your timber.  Attendance is free and open to…See More
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Chocolate Trees for Valentine's Day

Love TreesGenerally speaking, I love trees, even those I must admire from a distance, such as the love-tree, a.k.a. the cacao, Theobroma cacao, from which chocolate is derived. Not only is chocolate associated with romance—most notably on Valentine’s Day—it can potentially help us feel more lovey-dovey thanks to some of the chemicals the tree produces.Native to Central America, the cacao tree grows almost exclusively within about twenty degrees latitude either side of the equator—in other…See More
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Tree Pruning Workshop in St. Lawrence County on March 20 2019

Posted by Paul J Hetzler on February 9, 2019 at 7:13pm 0 Comments

Tree Pruning Workshop

Or:

Neglecting Young Trees Leads to Delinquency!

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Learning Center, 40 West Main Street, Canton

Agenda:

9:30: Registration

10:00 to 10:45:Tree Wound Response & Compartmentalization

10:45 to 11:15: Trees and Threes—The Commandments of Pruning

11:15 to 12:00: Why We Prune, & Reality…

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Chocolate Trees for Valentine's Day

Posted by Paul J Hetzler on February 5, 2019 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

Love Trees

Generally speaking, I love trees, even those I must admire from a distance, such as the love-tree, a.k.a. the cacao, Theobroma cacao, from which chocolate is derived. Not only is chocolate associated with romance—most notably on Valentine’s Day—it can potentially help us feel more lovey-dovey thanks to some of the chemicals the tree produces.

Native to Central America, the cacao tree grows almost exclusively within about twenty degrees latitude either side of the…

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Firewood for Charity (F4C) - January 12, 2019 - Getting Ready for Next Winter!

Posted by Dean Faklis on January 14, 2019 at 8:22pm 0 Comments

Happy New Year!  and Happy New Name!  We're now Firewood for Charity (F4C) and I'm pleased to announce that Dave Keebler is the winner of the naming contest.  Dave receives a $20 gift card to use as he pleases.  Dave is very creative and hard working and.....a happy winner! 

Congratulations and thanks Dave!

It was a bit…

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Class on Invasive Forest Pests

Posted by Paul J Hetzler on December 20, 2018 at 5:10pm 0 Comments

Emerging Invasive Forest Pests: Identification, Prevention & Management

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM

Where: St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Center, Classroom A, 40 West Main Street, Canton NY

Cost: $10.00 Includes lunch and materials.

Pre-registration required; please call (315) 379-9192. For information, email…

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Beech Leaf Disease

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jan 29. 4 Replies

This just in...  Would be interested to know if anyone sees this in their woods come spring.http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/portals/forestry/pdfs/BLDAlert.pdf…Continue

480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management Jan 4. 0 Replies

Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash borer invasion, and if that stand is necessary for having more than 50 acres for the program, what happens?…Continue

controlling beech

Started by robert dalbo in Woodlot Management. Last reply by robert dalbo Dec 11, 2018. 2 Replies

I have a section on my property approximately 5 acres with mature oak and maples 18 to 20 inches, well spaced, but the understory is a combination of beech and ferns. I have cut some beech and sprayed some the ferns with mediocre success. I do not…Continue

New film & resources to help YOU save forests!

Started by Lew Ward in Woodlot Management Nov 19, 2018. 0 Replies

'New film & resources to help YOU save forests!A new, short, animated (and…Continue

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IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Oct 27, 2018. 2 Replies

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Oct 2, 2018. 0 Replies

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cretaceous.htmlContinue

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