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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday April 16, 2014

 Dear ForestConnect Webinar Participants: You have registered for the webinar series, and the email below provides information and the link for you to obtain your unique “registration id” for this month’s webinar.  Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM.  Topic: Expanding Silvopasture in the Northeast Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Event password: forestconnect Event address for attendees:…See More
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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday April 16, 2014

Posted by Peter Smallidge on April 15, 2014 at 7:39am 0 Comments

 Dear ForestConnect Webinar Participants:

 

You have registered for the webinar series, and the email below provides information and the link for you to obtain your unique “registration id” for this month’s webinar.  Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM. 

 

Topic: Expanding Silvopasture in the Northeast

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Event password: forestconnect

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Webinar Connection Details - A Family Legacy of Deliberate Forest Management

Posted by Peter Smallidge on March 17, 2014 at 6:12pm 0 Comments

A Family Legacy of Deliberate Forest Management: The Levatich’s Hobnob Forest

Live on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at noon and again at 7PM (an hour each)

 

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Invasive insect pests and cold temperature

Posted by Peter Smallidge on March 3, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

by Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative Extension, Department of Natural Resources. February 2014.

Everyone can probably agree that we’ve had an unusually cold winter. According to the Northeast Regional Climate Center here on the Cornell campus this winter is amongst the top 5 coldest on record in Ithaca if you count the number of days when the temperatures dipped below zero Fahrenheit. However, by this standard the last time we had a winter as harsh as this was 2003, only…

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Webinar Connection Details - Are You Growing Your Best Timber

Posted by Peter Smallidge on February 19, 2014 at 11:41am 0 Comments

Are You Growing Your Best Timber?

February 19, 2014 (live sessions at noon and 7PM, approximately one hour each session)

Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM.  SAF CFE credits are pending.

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End coat and shiitake mushrooms

Started by Ron Farr in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Rebecca Hargrave Mar 27. 4 Replies

Does anyone know if you can use end coat on logs for mushrooms or is there a fungicide that may reduce growth of the mycelium/mushooms? Continue

Harvesting American Beech

Started by Jakob Berger in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jakob Berger Feb 12. 4 Replies

I have three American Beech trees that are 2'DBH that I want to harvest,  have milled, and then use to make furniture after drying.My question concerns the drying period of the harvest phase.I want to minimize cupping, warping, checking etc.I'm also…Continue

snatch block

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by John McNerney Jan 28. 7 Replies

I get trees stuck up from time to time and would like to pull them down  with a winch or come-along.  I want to change the direction of the pull with a pulley or better with a snatch block.  Beats pulling a tree down on my head. I assume I need a…Continue

terminology

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Jan 28. 5 Replies

What is the difference between cohort and stand?Continue

To Mow or not to Mow?

Started by Chaz U. Farly in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jakob Berger Jan 23. 1 Reply

Over the years i have planted, and had planted, tens of thousands of trees. the vast majority being spruce and larch. Over time i have been advised to mow between the rows of small trees and then again not to mow. My question here is: What is the…Continue

tulip poplar

Started by Ann Malaspina in Forest Health. Last reply by Ann Malaspina Jan 17. 2 Replies

I joined this group because I'm writing a children's book on Franklin D. Roosevelt and his passion for trees. He said that the tulip poplar was his favorite tree and he planted many on his Hyde Park property.  Is that the correct name for the tree?…Continue

Are Whitetail Deer Driving Long-term Forest Change?

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Jan 9. 0 Replies

Gary Goff recently sent this out to the CCE Forestry and Wildlife listserves.  "Of special note perhaps to NYS residents, is the presentation on impact of deer on forest change. As Dr. Waller states, the conditions that he describes from research in…Continue

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