[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 resistant to Dutch Elm disease. Can anyone tell me if this id Dutch…Continue
I received an email with the following question, and my response...below. If you have experiences with cut-stump on beech (or other species that root sucker), please share your story and…Continue
I received an email with this question and my response. Please add thoughts you might have on a solution...Question:I am currently under a forestry practice contract through EQUIP. [a forester]…Continue
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Currently there are some ares of NY (and the NE) where the emerald ash borer (EAB) impact has resulted in significant mortality of ash, yet other areas without evidence of mortality. The unfortunate reality is that EAB will almost certainly infest all acres of NY woodlands that have ash, and the result will be widespread mortality.
There are efforts at finding biocontrol agents, and we can remain optimistic that those will prove effective. These scientists are suggesting that while…Continue
The attached was provided at the New England Society of American Foresters meeting in Burlington, VT.
If you enjoy working in your woodlot and struggle with the undesirable trees that you may not have time and skill to safely fell, this study is designed to find a solution for you.
Many woodland owners have a large number of undesirable trees, or large trees, they would like to kill, yet they lack the skill or time to safely fell these trees. Felling also may not be desirable because of the risk of damage to nearby…Continue