I saw a question about the impacts of logging on deer, specifically concern by hunters who lease from an active forest management owner. Here is a response offered by Dr. Paul Curtis...Does anyone…Continue
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
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June 19, 2013. Update on EAB in New York and Management Strategies for owners and communities. Presented by Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Department of Natural Resources. Emerald Ash Borer continues its spread in New York but it is important to consider that more than 95% of our forests are uninfested. Now is the time for action. With planning we can mitigate the economic impacts and hopefully buy time necessary to develop new management strategies. Learn where EAB is,…Continue
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