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Hemlock

Is there a reason the State of New York stopped selling hemlock seedlings? I'd made up my mind that I'd like to plant a hundred, maybe more…

Started by Chaz U. Farly

1 Mar 31
Reply by Freyda Lynn (Black)

Striped maple control

Looking for way to control large volume of striped maple and witch hazel. Both are interfering with growth of oak seedlings. Cut/treat stum…

Started by WJ Rodenhouse

4 Mar 18
Reply by Joan E Deely

Land owner liability

This topic may have been beaten to death in the past. Please forgive me if so; I have not seen it or found it.    In the early to  mid 1970…

Started by Duane Lake Association, Inc.

0 Mar 10

Deer stand damage help

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 abou…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

1 Dec 27, 2020
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Changes in Emeral Ash Borer Regs

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

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Dec 16, 2020

IPhone surveys

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 log…

Started by Jim Martin

8 Dec 14, 2020
Reply by John McNerney

How long do brush cutter blades work?

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 nee…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

5 Dec 11, 2020
Reply by Gerry Hawkes

Saving the American Chestnut

Below is a message from the American Chestnut Foundation on the deregulation of the Darling 58 blight-resistant American chestnut.SteveThe…

Started by Stephen Kutney

0 Aug 24, 2020

Forester recommendations?

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…

Started by Roger Rodriguez

1 Jul 15, 2020
Reply by Kelly Nywening

Nitrogen fixing bacteria for Alder trees

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…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

14 Jul 11, 2020
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

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Hemlock

Started by Chaz U. Farly in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Freyda Lynn (Black) Mar 31. 1 Reply

Is there a reason the State of New York stopped selling hemlock seedlings? I'd made up my mind that I'd like to plant a hundred, maybe more, for my grandsons to enjoy, but find no source. Continue

Striped maple control

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joan E Deely Mar 18. 4 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

Land owner liability

Started by Duane Lake Association, Inc. in Woodlot Management Mar 10. 0 Replies

This topic may have been beaten to death in the past. Please forgive me if so; I have not seen it or found it.   In the early to  mid 1970s Cornell's Tommy Brown wrote a most excellent fact sheet on land owner liability, pointing out the…Continue

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

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

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