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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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Timber Harvesting and Water Quality Workshop at 3796 Pleasant Valley Road, Syracuse, NY 13215

August 21, 2015 from 8:30am to 11am
On Saturday, September 19th, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will offer a Timber Harvesting and Water Quality Workshop at Cedarvale Maple Syrup Company, 3796 Pleasant Valley Road,Town of Onondaga. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:30am and the workshop will begin promptly at 9:00am.The workshop will feature a woods walk through a recently harvested property. The landowner, consulting forester and Extension staff will discuss the harvest, including using a consulting…See More
Aug 21
Kevin Mathers replied to Peter Smallidge's discussion Grape Vine Management (and other vines)
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Grape Vine Management (and other vines)

I have had a couple requests for information about how to control vines, especially grape vines.  I have two publications, both several years old.  Does anyone have any other information, or experiences, with control of vines?  Please share your experiences (that worked and that didn't work).thanks,PeterSee More
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Game of Logging level 1 cahinsaw safety at Catskill Forest Association office for registration

October 10, 2015 from 7:30am to 5pm
Game of Logging Level 1 7:30am-5pmLevel 1 focuses on varying aspects of chainsaw safety and techniques for properly felling trees. Participants are introduced to open face felling, personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. Individuals will be responsible to provide their own chain saw, helmet, leather boots, chaps, safety glasses or face screen, ear muffs or plugs, and to dress for the…See More
Aug 11
Megan Dettenmaier posted an event

Ogden's Green Street Making Connections at Online - See link!

August 25, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
From river realignment and bank engineering to tree planting and invasive species control, Ogden City continues to invest in their urban river corridor. Additionally, they have created a "green street" that connects bike and pedestrian traffic from the downtown business district to the 9.6 mile river trail and resource. In this Learn at Lunch Webinar, Ogden City Urban Forester, Monte Stewart will discuss forestry successes and lessons learned associated with this ongoing, large scale project.NO…See More
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4-H Forestry Invitational

Posted by Peter Smallidge on August 3, 2015 at 10:42am 0 Comments

Hi All:

The 4-H  Forestry Invitational is a great event for youth from across the nation that exposes them, with a high level of mastery, to forest management skills and principles.  Ingrid Hill of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Orange County leads that 4-H program.  Dave Jackson of PSU Cooperative Extension provides national leadership.  These efforts of course supplemented by thousands of hours of volunteer time.  Thanks and congratulations to all!!  This year, NY placed second…

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Webinar

Posted by Peter Smallidge on June 15, 2015 at 9:32pm 0 Comments

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)

 

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Learning from our Forest Elders

Posted by Steve Gabriel on May 31, 2015 at 12:21pm 0 Comments

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…

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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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Grape Vine Management (and other vines)

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Aug 19. 1 Reply

I have had a couple requests for information about how to control vines, especially grape vines.  I have two publications, both several years old.  Does anyone have any other information, or experiences, with control of vines?  Please share your…Continue

Keeping North Carolina's Farms and Forests Vibrant and Resilient - June 2015

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Aug 7. 0 Replies

Keeping North Carolina's Farms and Forests Vibrant and Resilient - June 2015http://www.sfldialogue.net/files/sfl_keeping_nc_f_f_resilient.pdfAs farmers, foresters,…Continue

Sustainably Managed Forests as Carbon Neutral

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Aug 7. 0 Replies

Sustainably Managed Forests as Carbon Neutral…Continue

A Magazine of Land and Water Conservation - Online Link

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Aug 4. 0 Replies

Land and Water Magazine - July-August, 2015A Magazine of Land and Water Conservationhttp://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a51df8bd#/a51df8bd/52-------------Check out the articles…Continue

Will glyphosate migrate to cherry from hack-and-squirt to beech?

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management Aug 4. 0 Replies

[a question from a woodlot owner that I'll keep anonymous]I have some small diameter beech trees growing in close proximity to some healthy black cherry trees and I would like to take some of these beech out using the hack and squirt method…Continue

Urban Forestry On-Demand Webinars

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management Jul 24. 0 Replies

Urban Forestry Today Linkhttp://www.urbanforestrytoday.org/home.htmlSee on-demand urban forestry webinars and opportunities for continuing education.Continue

Beech management and triclopyr

Started by Jeff Jourdain in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 20. 3 Replies

Pete-I just read your link from March about triclopyr and beech.  I am going to look at the research using 'diluted' Garlon 4.  I have been using Garlon 4 as a cut stump treatment for beech regeneration control with an herbicide applicator on a…Continue

Oak Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 17. 0 Replies

Oak wilt threatens Michigan trees; know the signs…Continue

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