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
I received the following question, and offer this response. Let me know if I've missed something.QuestionI have a question about secondary sprouting on certain tree species and the correct…Continue
I have had a couple requests for information about how to control vines, especially grape vines. I have two publications, both several years old. Does anyone have any other information, or…Continue
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Tree identification is a perennial favorite webinar topic, and the recent webinar on conifers was no exception. Over 100 participants on January 20 learned about the ecology and identification of 10 common northeastern conifers. Key features were presented, but importantly the process of learning a systematic approach was emphasized.
The webinar is now archived on youtube here.
I recently wrote an article about the…Continue
I did a quick notice, but wanted to give a more thorough description. This new publication has some useful information. The state forestry stats arrive every several years, and always have solid and useful information. This time, the analysis seems considerably richer and dissects some of the underlying patterns of forest ecology and human behavior. This is lengthy, over 100…Continue
It seems that many areas of the United States, and the world, have more quickly adopted agroforestry practices than New York and the Northeast. This is especially true for forest farming practices (e.g., ginseng, mushrooms) and silvopasture. Although maple syrup production is well established here.
The potential for woodland owners to participate in and benefit from a woodland enterprise centered on gourmet mushrooms production continues to expand. Mushroom production has…Continue
Tree identification is a great activity, appropriate for most ages, and possible throughout the year. Although NY and the Northeast count scores of trees, a relatively few are common. The webinar linked below illustrates tree identification for common northeastern hardwood trees, but more importantly discusses strategies for learning how to identify all trees.Continue