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Erratic Staining in Ash logs

I bucked logs to 18 feet to load on trailer. Stains still prominate that far from but. ????? Thoughts.

Started by Greg Lessord

0 Jan 29, 2017

Erratic Staining in Ash logs

Any ideas as to why these stains occur in many of my ash? I have EAB pretty heavily but would assume stain would be near cambium.All 3 are…

Started by Greg Lessord

1 Jan 20, 2017
Reply by Peter Smallidge

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

4 Dec 19, 2016
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Forest Economics Spreadsheet for Timber Contesters and Owners of Private Woodlands

Check out the new forest economics spreadsheet at www.timbercontest.com.  It has the right amount of detail for one to start investigating…

Started by Dean Faklis

0 Oct 3, 2016

The Role of Private Woodlands In Solving Global Issues

This article from the NY Times was recently featured in the Forest Business Network weekly newsletter.  Different part of the country, same…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Sep 28, 2016

Mobile Dimensions sawmill?

Does anyone have experience with a Mobile Dimensions sawmill? What is your critique of its operation and production?

Started by Malcolm MacKenzie

4 Sep 22, 2016
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Western Larch Question

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(tempe…

Started by Alex Harmon

0 Sep 13, 2016

Quantifying the Value of Trees

Quantifying the Value of TreesBy Janice Kaspersenhttp://foresternetwork.com/daily/soil/erosion-control/quantifying-the-value-of-trees/?mqsc…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Sep 9, 2016

Blog about building a yarding sleigh in British Columbia.


Started by Lewis E. Ward

0 Aug 28, 2016

Surge in market for high quaity white oak for tight cooperage


Started by Lewis E. Ward

0 Aug 28, 2016



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


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


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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