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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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The Woods in Your Backyard - Part 2 at Hudson Valley

October 1, 2014 at 7pm to October 18, 2014 at 4pm
Although we often think about vast forests as the conservation ideal, even patchworks of smaller “backyards” can be important natural assets. The vast majority of land owners in New York State have less than 20 acres. With good stewardship planning, this land—wooded or not—can have even greater value.By enhancing or creating natural areas and woods on your property, you can enjoy recreation, scenery, wildlife, and good water quality.  By looking at how your property connects with other natural…See More
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Alicia Rose posted a discussion

Forest Bioenergy

Forest Bioenergy http://www.woodenergy.umn.edu/ Heat and electricity produced from forest resources is an important part of the nation's energy profile. Using biomass generated from timber harvesting, forest restoration, and wildfire fuels reduction efforts provides a renewable source of energy. The degree to which bioenergy production is done in a sustainable manner can also create good paying jobs, increase wealth retention in rural communities,…See More
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Game of Logging - multiple locations

This format doesn't fit the events page because of multiple dates. The NY Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health is sponsoring multiple Game of Logging events.  At these prices, "seats" will go fast.  See details below.NYCAMH is sponsoring Game of Logging courses this fall! The registration fee is $25 per student. Please call (800) 343-7527 to sign up or for additional information. October 7th: Greene, NY Chenango County Level 1  October 8th: Ballston Spa, NY Saratoga County Level 1…See More
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"Dead Wood on the land…"
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Upcoming Events

October 4th - Thrasher Tree Farm, Jefferson, MD (Frederick Co.)October 25th - Gordon Eaton Trust Lands, Worton, MD (Kent Co.)www.forestryforthebay.org/discover-woods.cfmSee More
Sep 23
Alicia Rose commented on Alicia Rose's blog post USA Headwater Streams
"Headwater streams are the life blood of watersheds.  Protecting these streams helps to insure good water quality. USGS has developed the Dataset to improve the awareness of headwater streams.  The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and…"
Sep 21

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Game of Logging - multiple locations

Posted by Peter Smallidge on September 30, 2014 at 10:10am 0 Comments

This format doesn't fit the events page because of multiple dates. The NY Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health is sponsoring multiple Game of Logging events.  At these prices, "seats" will go fast.  See details below.

NYCAMH is sponsoring Game of Logging courses this fall! The registration fee is $25 per student. Please call (800) 343-7527 to sign up or for additional information.

 

October 7th: Greene, NY Chenango…

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USA Headwater Streams

Posted by Alicia Rose on September 16, 2014 at 9:20pm 1 Comment

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Hydrography - National Hydrography Dataset - Watershed Boundary Dataset
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The National Map - Hydrography
http://nationalmap.gov/hydro.html
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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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Forest Bioenergy

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health yesterday. 0 Replies

Forest Bioenergy http://www.woodenergy.umn.edu/ Heat and electricity produced from forest resources is an important part of the nation's energy profile. Using biomass generated from timber harvesting,…Continue

How the hot and dry West is killing Rocky Mountain forests

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health on Saturday. 0 Replies

How the hot and dry West is killing Rocky Mountain forests…Continue

Upcoming Events

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management Sep 23. 0 Replies

October 4th - Thrasher Tree Farm, Jefferson, MD (Frederick Co.)October 25th - Gordon Eaton Trust Lands, Worton, MD (Kent Co.)www.forestryforthebay.org/discover-woods.cfmContinue

AgroForestry Workshop

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Sep 17. 0 Replies

AgroForestry Workshophttp://oregonswcs.org/October 21-22, 2014Corvallis, Oregon Learn basic agroforestry concepts and practical applications and practice design considerations specific to the Pacific Northwest.…Continue

USA Headwater Streams Database and Map - USGS

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry Sep 16. 0 Replies

------------------------Hydrography - National Hydrography Dataset - Watershed Boundary Datasethttp://nhd.usgs.gov/-------------------------The National Map - Hydrography…Continue

Oak Forest Restoration

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

Steps to Restoring an Oak Forest…Continue

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