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Urban Forest Webinars - US Forest Service

Urban Forest Connections Webinar Series…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Feb 10, 2017

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Fact Sheet

Adelges tsugae , the hemlock woolly adelgid, is a fluid-feeding insect that feeds on hemlock trees throu ghout eastern North America, inclu…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Oct 22, 2016

"Funding for Floodplain Restoration"

"Funding for Floodplain Restoration"Today's webinar recording, slides, materials, and certificates of attendance will be emailed to attende…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Sep 1, 2016

Drones to monitor trees in CA

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Aug 30, 2016

Invasive Species Distribution in USA

A Big-Picture View of the Invasive Plant Problem

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

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



How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management May 24. 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 May 22. 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

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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 Fungus

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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