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tulip poplar

I joined this group because I'm writing a children's book on Franklin D. Roosevelt and his passion for trees. He said that the tulip poplar…

Started by Ann Malaspina

2 Jan 17, 2014
Reply by Ann Malaspina

Severe cold temperatures and Emerald Ash Borer

Started by Lewis E. Ward

0 Jan 6, 2014

Help with caterpiller ID

Does anyone know what kind of caterpillar this is.  I have searched books and the internet but hit a dead end.  

Started by Daniel Little

3 May 28, 2013
Reply by Mark Whitmore

Is Tree Lichen a Problem?

I received this question, and wanted to post it here so the answer can be shared. I was once told that if a tree has lichen growing on the…

Started by Mark Lewis

3 May 7, 2013
Reply by Mark Whitmore

Book on Tree Diseases

I would like to get a good book on trees and their diseases.  Can you recommend one?

Started by Mark Lewis

5 May 7, 2013
Reply by Mark Lewis

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

7 May 7, 2013
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Prognosis needed on Loblolly in MD

I was hoping you could examine my enclosed photos.  Loblolly pine is my favorite tree an I have planted a series of them as a backdrop to a…

Started by steve malan

2 Mar 29, 2013
Reply by steve malan

what is this

I have a black cherry with these growths on it. It seems to be speading to a red maple.Do I need to cut the tree to remove it? If so can I…

Started by Wayne Mortimer

2 Jun 10, 2012
Reply by Stephen Chilcote

Possible EAB

 I was clearing a small field of brush and saplings this weekend and found what I believe is EAB larvae. Also noticed on the edge of the f…

Started by Mark Domingos

5 Mar 23, 2012
Reply by Rebecca Hargrave

Invasive Species in New York

New York just updated in Invasive Species web site. Check out profiles, learn about the Emerald Ash Borer, Giant Hogweed and Feral Swine (a…

Started by Rebecca Hargrave

2 Oct 20, 2011
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Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

Started by Mark Horberg in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge 15 hours ago. 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


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

Check out 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

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Linda Rohleder yesterday. 1 Reply

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


Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Aug 11. 0 Replies

Agroforestry can increase soil health, agroecosystem biodiversity, soil and total organic carbon, nectar/pollen/resin resources, reduces soil disturbance, increasing opportunities for agroforestry can reduce economic and ecosystem risksContinue

Urban Forestry Presentation Link

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 24. 0 Replies

Urban Forestry Presentation Link ---- …Continue

Stone Walls

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management May 14. 0 Replies

One of my first "real" jobs in forestry in the mid-1990's was in southern New England.  Although I had seen some stone walls here and there growing up in NY, I had never seen stone walls like those of coastal New England.  I remember one property on…Continue

Do Trees Talk to each other? See Video

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Apr 24. 0 Replies

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other | TED TalkVideo for How trees communicate with each other▶ 18:19…Continue

Forest Health

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Mar 8. 0 Replies

Why Logs Are Important ---…Continue



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