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Suggestions on purchase of ATV machine

My wife and I have inherited an 80 acre tract of forest that has been in our family for 70 years and was high graded 8 years past.  What re…

Started by Gary Carr

5 Jan 25, 2012
Reply by jerry saab

Lumber least likely to check and methods to prevent checking

A local artist/sculptor/woodworker is looking for advice on what species checks the least for a project he is working on. He also wonders w…

Started by Richard Burstell

6 Jan 23, 2012
Reply by Richard Burstell

Hophornbeam

I have a lot of hop hornbeam and hornbeam in one area and was considering trying to remove them in favor of improving the oak and maple den…

Started by Mark Domingos

3 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Rebecca Hargrave

Harvesting for Pulp

I have 2 stands of scotch pines that I've been looking to have removed to makes space for deciduous plantings.  The only possibilities that…

Started by John Faller

2 Nov 22, 2011
Reply by Richard D. Mayko

Controlling black locust

Below is some correspondence about control of black locust.  I've removed references to the sender.  The discussion includes both organic a…

Started by Peter Smallidge

1 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

What is this hickory ?

I was at Cornell's McDaniel's Nut Grove today.  The area was developed about 70 years ago by professor McDaniels as a place to test the gro…

Started by Peter Smallidge

2 Oct 21, 2011
Reply by Lewis E. Ward

Manage forests for carbon

A special issue of the Journal of Forestry, via the Society of American Foresters has been posted on line and seems to be publicly availabl…

Started by Peter Smallidge

0 Oct 13, 2011

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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

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22. 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

Agroforestry

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▶ 18:19https://www.ted.com/.../suzanne_simard_how_trees_talk_to_each_…Continue

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