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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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Jeff Joseph posted a discussion

beech allelopathy

     I am wondering if anyone has any information regarding allelopathy in beech leaves, as I have areas of my woodlot that receive adequate sunlight, yet have NO tree seedlings/regeneration to speak of other than beech. There is generally a thick layer of beech leaf litter in these areas. Could the thickness of the litter be enough to starve seeds before their roots are able to reach the mineral soil beneath, or could there possibly a chemical process involved? The areas in question have other…See More
Monday
Kristina Ferrare updated an event

Farmland Protection: Let's Get Started! at NYS Fairgrounds, Wegman's Demo Kitchen, Arts and Home Building

May 5, 2015 from 9:30am to 1pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will host a workshop on May 5th to help farmers and farm land owners learn about farmland protection. “Farmland Protection: Let’s Get Started!” invites agriculture producers in Onondaga County to think about how protecting their working farmland could be a component of long term succession planning.The workshop will cover the basics of land conservation as well as a review of the Onondaga County Ag Farmland Protection Board’s pre-application for…See More
Monday
Kristina Ferrare updated their profile
Apr 17
Kristina Ferrare posted an event

Farmland Protection: Let's Get Started! at NYS Fairgrounds, Wegman's Demo Kitchen, Arts and Home Building

May 5, 2015 from 9:30am to 2pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will host a workshop on May 5th to help farmers and farm land owners learn about farmland protection. “Farmland Protection: Let’s Get Started!” invites agriculture producers in Onondaga County to think about how protecting their working farmland could be a component of long term succession planning.The workshop will cover the basics of land conservation as well as a review of the Onondaga County Ag Farmland Protection Board’s pre-application for…See More
Apr 17
Suzanne Treyger posted an event

Wildlife Habitat Workshop in St. Lawrence Valley at CCE St. Lawrence Learning Farm Classroom

May 2, 2015 from 8:30am to 2:30pm
Audubon New York is providing a free workshop for individual and family landowners in the St. Lawrence Valley to learn about: Golden-winged Warbler habitat, habitat needs of young forest, shrubland, game, and forest birds, how to manage for young and mature forest species on your land, what others in your area are doing to restore wildlife habitat, financial and technical resources, tools, and potential partners available to help you manage your land for birds and other wildlife. Lunch and…See More
Apr 17
Kristina Ferrare posted a discussion

Draft Animal Loggers in CNY or Finger Lakes Region

I am working with a landowner in Onondaga/Cortland County who is looking for a horse/mule/oxen team to do some logging on his 45 acre property. He is a carpenter and expects to keep material for his own use.Does anyone have experience or suggestions for finding an operator in CNY or the Finger Lakes Region?Many thanks,KAFSee More
Apr 17
phil frantz is now a member of CornellForestConnect
Apr 15

Blog Posts

1st International Birch Sap & Syrup Conference

Posted by Lewis E. Ward on March 17, 2015 at 12:20pm 0 Comments

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…

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Beech Management - NY registration of triclopyr and high-stumping of beech

Posted by Peter Smallidge on March 2, 2015 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

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 …

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Why Trees Grow Where They Do - webinar

Posted by Peter Smallidge on February 12, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

ForestConnect Webinar Series

Obtain your registration identification code for this webinar here

https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=649648064&t=a

password =     ForestConnect1

Webinars are live for an hour at noon and again at 7PM, the third Wednesday of each month.

Why trees grow where they…

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Forum

beech allelopathy

Started by Jeff Joseph in Woodlot Management on Monday. 0 Replies

     I am wondering if anyone has any information regarding allelopathy in beech leaves, as I have areas of my woodlot that receive adequate sunlight, yet have NO tree seedlings/regeneration to speak of other than beech. There is generally a thick…Continue

Draft Animal Loggers in CNY or Finger Lakes Region

Started by Kristina Ferrare in Woodlot Management Apr 17. 0 Replies

I am working with a landowner in Onondaga/Cortland County who is looking for a horse/mule/oxen team to do some logging on his 45 acre property. He is a carpenter and expects to keep material for his own use.Does anyone have experience or suggestions…Continue

Seedling Protection

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Apr 15. 2 Replies

I received the message below from a friend looking for advice on protecting young hardwoods seedlings.  A timely topic for spring! Brett,  I'm looking for advice on tree protectors. I'm looking at pro/gro solid tubes, which give a greenhouse…Continue

US Forest Services tool ForWarn

Started by Lewis E. Ward in Forest Health Apr 3. 0 Replies

A new assessment tool can monitor the growth and development of vegetation as the spring progresses. The program is based on 14 years of data of the spring "greening up."  The baseline  referenece point is 20% greenup for each location. The green up…Continue

Forest Health - Invasive Specits

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

Forest Health Protection—Invasive Plantshttp://www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/invasive_plants/Invasive plants are species that aggressively compete with and displace native plant communities.…Continue

Sudden Oak Death

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Mar 28. 0 Replies

Sudden Oak Death LinkSudden Oak Death is an example of a disease caused by an accidentally introduced microorganism, Phytopthora ramorum. The organism was practically unknown until it started killing trees in California and Oregon.…Continue

Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch

Started by Anthony F. Pingitore in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 20. 3 Replies

We have black locusts invading our black raspberry patch, as is well known, just cutting them doesn't really work long term. Has anyone had experience treating the cut stumps with Roundup or similar product?The shoots in the garden are from 1/4 inch…Continue

Tags: Control, Locust

The Charter of the Forest: Influential partner of historic Magna Carta

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Mar 20. 0 Replies

The Charter of the Forest: Influential partner of historic Magna Carta…Continue

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