Forestry for Wildlife Workshop 10am-1pm Do you want more wildlife on your property: Songbirds, rabbits, grouse, healthier deer, turkeys, or bear? Forestry for Wildlife is about creating quality habit…0 Comments 0 Likes
The MFO program is seeking woodlot owners who, with training, will serve as volunteers to meet with their peers in their communities to promote sustainable forestry practices. Application and pre-re…0 Comments 0 Likes
October 10, 2015 from 7:30am to 5pm – Catskill Forest Association office for registration
Game of Logging Level 1 7:30am-5pm Level 1 focuses on varying aspects of chainsaw safety and techniques for properly felling trees. Participants are introduced to open face felling, personal protecti…0 Comments 0 Likes
The Growing Deer Debate 9am-3pm Save the date The well-documented impact from white-tailed deer in the northeastern forests does not stop at the forest edge. Instead its effects leap and bound into o…0 Comments 0 Likes
If you have not previously joined a webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html
Title – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Ecology, Management and Recent BioControl Research. Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative Extension
June 17, 2015 (live at noon and again at 7PM for an hour each)
New post discusses the importance of preserving the wisdom of forest stewardship for future generations.
"….One of the realizations I’ve come to having worked many hours in the woods, is that forestry and agroforestry are inherently humbling practices, because when we enter the world of trees and forests, we have to look beyond years and decades, and start thinking about centuries. Many of the consequences of the choices we make (good or bad) in our lifetime, won’t be…
1st International Birch Sap & Syrup Conference
June 12-14, 2015 at Paul Smiths College in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. The main purpose of the conference is to bring together many people who are currently producing birch sap and syrup products to network with each other, share ideas, and learn about the latest research and developments in this growing industry. It is also intended for sugar makers who have birch trees and are considering adding birch syrup…
The January 21 webinar on Ecology and Management of beech was particularly useful because of the discussion it generated. It has been archived to www.youtube.com/ForestConnect at this specific URL (here).
Note that a related webinar on herbicide use in forests is scheduled via ForestConnect on May 20, 2015, but Dave Jackson. See the events panel …Continue