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Are Gall's a reason to cull Hickory trees?

I'll take a photo, but in the meantime.... I have a lot of bitternut hickory and some shagbark as well.  I haven't yet noticed any on the…

Started by Thomas Wilson

8 Apr 7, 2020
Reply by Ron Goodger

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms Control of Amellaria Shoe-string Rot Fungus https://youtu.be/FPeBYnGwo4Y

Started by Lew Ward

0 Feb 27, 2020

Verticillium Wilt

Verticillium Wilt - https://mailchi.mp/unl.edu/nebraskas-forest-health-report-july-2019 Symptoms of Verticillium wilt are now becoming appa…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 9, 2019

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cr

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Oct 2, 2018

Urban Forestry Presentation Link

Urban Forestry Presentation Link ---- https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/Documents/MTCUS%20-%20Forestry/Arbor%20Day%20Municipal%20Baseline%20Trends%2

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 May 24, 2018

Do Trees Talk to each other? See Video

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other | TED TalkVideo for How trees communicate with each other▶ 18:19https://www.ted.com/.../suzann…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Apr 24, 2018

Forest Health

Why Logs Are Important --- https://mylandplan.org/content/why-logs-are-important?utm_source=deadtrees&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Mar 8, 2018

Forest Adaptation Resources Climate Change Tools and Approaches for Land Managers

Forest Adaptation Resources: Climate Change Tools and Approaches for Land Managers, 2nd edition link -- https://www.fs.fed.us/nrs/pubs/gtr/

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Mar 1, 2018
Reply by Carl DuPoldt

Dutch Elm Disease

Our elm trees that have survived the last fifteen years of the disease being in our woods are looking very healthy.  I really enjoy the elm…

Started by Bob Schumacher

4 Feb 3, 2018
Reply by John McNerney

The Role of Insects and Diseases in Aspen Biology

The Role of Insects and Diseases in Aspen Biology John Guyon, Forest Pathologist, USFS, Intermountain Region Date: Tuesday, February 20, 20…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 2, 2018

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Deer stand damage help

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Dec 27, 2020. 1 Reply

My son left his deer stands up for 3 years and the screw in metal foot pegs have been partially encased in the bark. Has anyone advice about how to extricate them with minimal injury to the trees?Continue

Changes in Emeral Ash Borer Regs

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Dec 16, 2020. 0 Replies

New year, new approach.  USDA ending quarantine efforts on EAB:https://www.morningagclips.com/aphis-changes-approach-to-fight-emerald-ash-borer-eab/  Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by John McNerney Dec 14, 2020. 8 Replies

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

Striped maple control

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 13, 2020. 3 Replies

Looking for way to control large volume of striped maple and witch hazel. Both are interfering with growth of oak seedlings. Cut/treat stump? Hack and squirt? if so what chemical for either of these? Best time of year to treat?Best time of year to…Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 11, 2020. 5 Replies

I dunno maybe it's because time flies when it's multiflora rose and buckthorns that are getting whacked. It seems that these blades are needing retirement after 8 or so hours.   Is this typical for this type of material. WIde range of material but…Continue

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Paulownia: Is this a tree for NYS?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Agroforestry Dec 3, 2020. 0 Replies

I have stumbled across some descriptions of Paulownia trees (Empress, Princess).  It is described as marketable, fast growing (sequesters carbon quickly), not fussy about soils, relatively pest free. Does anyone here have first hand experience with…Continue

Saving the American Chestnut

Started by Stephen Kutney in Woodlot Management Aug 24, 2020. 0 Replies

Below is a message from the American Chestnut Foundation on the deregulation of the Darling 58 blight-resistant American chestnut.SteveThe 60-day public comment period is now open and will remain open until Monday, October 19, 2020. Here are two…Continue

Forester recommendations?

Started by Roger Rodriguez in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kelly Nywening Jul 15, 2020. 1 Reply

We are new to forestry ownership and need some advice. We would like to be good stewards of the property and also provide occasional profit of some kind, especially to offset the taxes we pay on the property. I was thinking tree farming (?) as a…Continue

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