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Drones to monitor trees in CA

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drophttps://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/drones-meet-drought-in-skies-o…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Aug 30, 2016

Invasive Species Distribution in USA

A Big-Picture View of the Invasive Plant Problem http://www.forestthreats.org/news/in-the-news/a-big-picture-view-of-the-invasive-plant-pr

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 29, 2016

Woods in your back yard

Woods In Your Backyard Forest Field Day Aug. 17 In Clearfield County The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the Forests For The Ba…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Aug 12, 2016

Is this Dutch Elm Disease?

[Submitted by Stephen Kutney] This is a picture of one of four Princeton Elms that I planted. The Princeton Elm is said to be highly resist…

Started by Peter Smallidge

3 Jul 20, 2016
Reply by Stephen Kutney

Chesapeake Forest Champion Contest - Submission Deadline August 18, 2016.

Chesapeake Forest Champion Contest - Submission Deadline August 18, 2016. http://www.forestsforthebay.org/files/ChesForChamp16.pdf The Alli…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 15, 2016

HUBBARD BROOK: The Story of a Forest Ecosystem Holmes and Likens 2016

A new book on the classic ongoing (50+ years) study of forest ecology. The research was ongoing and set the baseline for our understanding…

Started by Lewis E. Ward

0 Jul 6, 2016

Soil Compaction - a concern in urban areas.

Here's a link that discusses some of the problems with soil compaction. It is from an on lot sewage disposal system perspective; however, i…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 May 11, 2016

Urban Forestry

Urban Forestry – 5 Percent Rule or the Improving on the 10-20-30 rule for Tree Diversity and Sustainability – Excerpts from Dr. John Ball,…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 May 8, 2016

Invasive Earthworms

Invasive earthworms threaten growth of new North American treeshttps://www.newscientist.com/article/2083338-invasive-earthworms-threaten-gr…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Apr 8, 2016

Bud Worm

As tree pests march toward Maine, timber industry makes strides (budworm)http://www.pressherald.com/2016/03/16/maine-gears-up-for-next-spru

Started by Carl DuPoldt

1 Mar 18, 2016
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controlling beech

Started by robert dalbo in Woodlot Management. Last reply by robert dalbo on Tuesday. 2 Replies

I have a section on my property approximately 5 acres with mature oak and maples 18 to 20 inches, well spaced, but the understory is a combination of beech and ferns. I have cut some beech and sprayed some the ferns with mediocre success. I do not…Continue

New film & resources to help YOU save forests!

Started by Lew Ward in Woodlot Management Nov 19. 0 Replies

'New film & resources to help YOU save forests!A new, short, animated (and…Continue

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IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Oct 27. 2 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

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Oct 2. 0 Replies

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

Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

Started by Mark Horberg in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Sep 23. 5 Replies

I have 20-30 ailanthus trees on my property in the 4-6 inch diameter range.  What specific herbicide and concentration should I use for slash and squirt?  Can you recommend a place where it can be purchased in small quantities?  Thanks. Continue

inaturalist

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22. 1 Reply

Check out www.inaturalist.org Contribute to ScienceEvery observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to the most common backyard weed. We share your findings with scientific…Continue

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