This site will provide links and resources that owners and managers can use as they assess herbicides and make treatment applications.Find NY pesticide labels by their product name, label name, or…Continue
Here is a question I received by email:Pete,Have you seen this? Is it credible? I'd like to be informed as I poison my beech, ferns and multiflora rose--and as I speak with other landowners. I…Continue
Small-Scale Logging: Sugarbush and Woodlot Management Issue: Many woodlot owners and maple syrup producers want to be more active in gathering logs or firewood from their property. Often there are…Continue
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Exploitive harvesting, including high-grading or diameter-limit cutting, and some natural disturbances have altered the species composition, condition, and structure of northeastern forests to an extent that deliberate rehabilitation is necessary to return the forest to productivity and health. Dr. Nyland will identify the types of conditions that characterize degraded stands and describe principles and practices that will help foresters and forest owners to bring a degraded forests to a…Continue
The webinar by Steve Gabriel on 4/17/2013 about Forest Grown Mushrooms for Forest Health was well received by participants, and I think exceptionally well done. The topics ranged from production expectations and enterprise budgets to mushroom biology and production techniques. Steve shared numerous great ideas based on his experience as a producer and educator.
Noteworthy was Steve's encouragement to be more generous in selecting defective trees in the woods for use in mushroom…Continue
A new book is almost on the shelf. Thom McEvoy, professor emeritus of Univ VT extension forestry has written a book titled the same as this blog entry. I'll attach the flyer, and paste some content below. I haven't seen the book, but look forward to receiving my copy soon.
About the book…
It took nine years to complete this project for reasons explained in the book’s Preface. The book contains stories of…