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Landfire

During the Q & A session, many of you expressed interest in the comparison of LANDFIRE BpS and NRCS Ecological Site Descriptions. The a…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Oct 27, 2017

Bark Beetle and Climate Change webinar - Aug 1st

Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America: Causes, Control and ConsequencesDr. Jodi Axelson, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialis…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 26, 2017

The need for improved forest health

Here's Why Forest Health Matters https://www.thefreshwatertrust.org/podcast-nick-wobbrock-founder-blue-forest-conservation/ Essentially th…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Jul 12, 2017

Emerald Ash Borer App

An App to Help Detect EABDeveloped by Colorado State University Extension & Colorado State Forest Servicehttp://www.landscapeonline.com…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 5, 2017

Dealing with Climate Change Proactively on YOUR land - Links

Climate Response Frameworkhttp://www.forestadaptation.org/-------------------Northern Institute of Applied Climate Sciencehttps://www.nrs.f…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 May 4, 2017

Reading "The Hidden Life of Trees"

Reading... The Hidden Life of Trees http://amzn.to/2pDtmGt

Started by David J Vinish II

0 Apr 19, 2017

native Plants of New York

A native plant is one that naturally occurs in a region without having been introduced from elsewhere by people. Over thousands of years, n…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Apr 13, 2017

Ash Tree Update - 2016

Ash Tree Update - 2016 https://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/ncrn/assets/docs/RBs/NCRN_Ash_2016_RB.pdf Summary • The invasive emerald ash…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 24, 2017

Storm Damage to Tunnel Tree

The "Tunnel Tree" Is Felled by StormIconic Giant Sequoia May Have Been Weakened by Drought http://www.landscapeonline.com/research/article-

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 21, 2017

Plant Communications

Cornell Researchers Find Plants CommunicateChemical Messages Protect Themselves and Neighboring Plants from Pests http://www.landscapeonlin

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 21, 2017

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How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management 20 hours ago. 0 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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Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn on Friday. 7 Replies

I am thinking of starting some alder trees from seed for planting into an area that does not and has not hosted alders.  How can I gain the nitrogen fixing bacteria for inoculation of the roots ?  Continue

Seeking advice on controlling oriental bittersweet

Started by Kristen Whitbeck in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Lew Ward Apr 15. 2 Replies

A student in my silviculture class is seeking relayed the scenario below. If anyone has any tips or tricks I will gladly pass them along. Thanks in advance!"Oriental bittersweet is choking out my mature white pine trees and my mature apple trees.…Continue

Tags: bittersweet, Oriental

Are Gall's a reason to cull Hickory trees?

Started by Thomas Wilson in Forest Health. Last reply by Ron Goodger Apr 7. 8 Replies

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 shagbark, but about half of the bitternut have gall's.  They get up to about 3 inches in diameter.  Some tree's…Continue

Removal of grass around seedlings in pasture

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Mar 19. 11 Replies

Even after the timely discussion of "green lie" this week, I am still unsure of the best method to eliminate grassy vegetation around the pine, cedar and oak seedlings we are putting in this spring. I feel this is very important because we lost a…Continue

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms

Started by Lew Ward in Forest Health Feb 27. 0 Replies

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating MushroomsControl of Amellaria Shoe-string Rot Fungushttps://youtu.be/FPeBYnGwo4YContinue

Electric Fencing

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Jan 21. 0 Replies

Electric Deer Fence WorkshopLuke Freeman hosted a workshop at the incubator farm in Fayetteville, AR to demonstrate the use of the solar-powered electric deer fence. Luke built the fence with help from Extension specialist Kenny Simon and County…Continue

Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Nov 20, 2019. 3 Replies

[I'm pasting from a recent email thread]Question - I'm working on a couple beech regen and mid story control projects.   I have been using Garlon 4 in oil.   Works good, but sometimes I want it to move through the roots and the Garlon doesn't do…Continue

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