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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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Master Forest Owner Volunteer Program at Arnot Teaching and Research Forest

September 23, 2015 at 6pm to September 26, 2015 at 3pm
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-registration requiredMore details at www.CornellMFO.infoMap https://goo.gl/yEJGgvSee More
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Boria Sax is now a member of CornellForestConnect
Tuesday
Peter Smallidge posted a status
"A nice story about the benefits of forest management in CT. Deer, interfering veg, and high grading are mentioned. http://goo.gl/gYZms7"
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John Fischer updated their profile
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Erika Scott, NYCAMH posted an event

Game of Logging Level 1 at Heiberg Forest

July 31, 2015 from 8am to 4pm
GOL 1 taught by Bill Lindloff.  Subsidized by the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and hosted at the Cornell Arnot Forest.  $25 course fee.  Call NYCAMH at (800) 343-7527 to sign up.  Dial 6 at the automated switchboard and ask for 'game of logging'.  See More
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Erika Scott, NYCAMH posted a status
"NYCAMH is sponsoring a level 1 GOL class on July 31st at the Heiberg Forest in Tully! Call (800) 343-7527 to sign up! Spots available!"
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John Fischer is now a member of CornellForestConnect
Jul 27
Carl DuPoldt posted a discussion

Urban Forestry On-Demand Webinars

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

Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates North

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jun 22. 0 Replies

Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates NorthThe southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern U.S., is methodically making its way into the Northeast, destroying thousands of trees in New York, New…Continue

Riparian Forest Buffers Video

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

Riparian Forest Buffers Video from the Stroud Water Research Centerhttp://www.stroudcenter.org/restoration/The Watershed Restoration Group at Stroud Water Research Center aims to develop and…Continue

Any thoughts on using bio-herbicides for environmental friendliness?

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Carl DuPoldt May 23. 3 Replies

Any thoughs on Bioherbicides?http://www.grainews.ca/2010/04/05/ecofriendly-herbicide-awaits-approval/That environmental pressure was the initial impetus for…Continue

Global Warming and Forest Health

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 22. 0 Replies

How global warming may make forests shorter and scrubbier…Continue

May 27, 2015 - Wednesday at 7:00pm 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, MD 21755, USA

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 22. 0 Replies

Among the Ancients: What Old Growth Forests Teach UsMay 27, 2015 - Wednesday at 7:00pm3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, MD 21755, USATrees clean the air we breathe, feed and shelter us, and bring our spirits peace. Joan Maloof studies ancient trees…Continue

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