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beech management - restricted use pesticides (Triclopyr, Garlon products)

Started Jan 21 0 Replies

The noon (1/21/2014) webinar was well attended, about 90+, and great conversation/chat.One item that came up was whether the triclopyr products (Garlon, in its various formulations such as Garlon 3…Continue

Beech management webinar and online resources

Started Jan 19 0 Replies

The topic of managing American beech continues to draw interest.  A webinar January 21, 2015 focused on organic and conventional controls of beech.  The recorded archive is posted here on…Continue

Logging Impacts on Deer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis E. Ward Nov 28, 2013. 2 Replies

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

Tags: lease, management, forest, hunting, deer

Forest Herbicides

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis E. Ward Dec 13, 2012. 1 Reply

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

Tags: management, vegetation, herbicide

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Peter Smallidge posted a status
"I found this very cool blog on the "Go Wood" site. The pic is interesting, but watch the video towards the bottom http://goo.gl/KfT0Yw"
Jun 26
Peter Smallidge posted a blog post

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Webinar

If you have not previously joined a webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Title – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Ecology, Management and Recent BioControl Research. Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative ExtensionJune 17, 2015 (live at noon and again at 7PM for an hour each) Instructions:Read all these instructions.You need a personal registration ID to join this month’s…See More
Jun 15
Peter Smallidge posted a status
"Biomass Crop Assistance Program, restarts. Mostly for the west, but perhaps some eastern opportunities. http://goo.gl/ZDSEfg"
Jun 3
Peter Smallidge replied to Jeff Joseph's discussion beech allelopathy
"Given the abundance of beech in our northeastern woods, this is a really interesting question.  I did some quick looking and found this title "Phytotoxicity of American beech leaf leachate to sugar maple seedlings in a greenhouse…"
May 19
Peter Smallidge posted an event

Webinar - Forestry Herbicides at https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?MTID=e69afe255122082c4c5fadf8eb2e0d984

May 20, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
Two webinars, one hour each. Noon and again at 7PM.SAF CFE credits have been requested or have been approved.  If you have not previously joined a ForestConnect webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html Using forestry herbicides to control woody vegetation: a review of principles and recent research. Presented by David R. Jackson, Penn State Cooperative Extension.May 20,…See More
May 18
Peter Smallidge updated an event

ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture at online, check here for details

April 15, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
One hour live sessions at noon and 7PM.CONNECTION DETAILSYou need a personal registration ID to join this month’s webinar.  There is unlimited space for participants, the ID simply provides you the necessary access code.  Obtain your registration ID via:   https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=645202273&t=aIf prompted for a password, use            ForestConnect1          (the word “ForestConnect”…See More
Apr 14
Peter Smallidge replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion Seedling Protection
"I agree with all that Brett stated above.  I will amplify the value in weed control for several years after planting.  Also, depending on snow depth and deer abundance a 5 ft tube is essential.  The impacts of deer on planted…"
Apr 14
Christopher Berg liked Peter Smallidge's event ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture
Apr 6
Peter Smallidge posted an event

ForestConnect Webinar - Intro to Silviculture at online, check here for details

April 15, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
One hour live sessions at noon and 7PM.CONNECTION DETAILSYou need a personal registration ID to join this month’s webinar.  There is unlimited space for participants, the ID simply provides you the necessary access code.  Obtain your registration ID via:   https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=645202273&t=aIf prompted for a password, use            ForestConnect1          (the word “ForestConnect”…See More
Apr 5
Brett Chedzoy commented on Peter Smallidge's blog post A perspective on black locust
"I asked Nicole Horowitz  from NY Farm Bureau's Public Policy department for some clarification on this.  Her response is below (phew!) A “free living state” would not mean a farm or technically anywhere else in NYS. The…"
Mar 20
Brett Chedzoy commented on Peter Smallidge's blog post A perspective on black locust
"Black Locust is back in the news, making the new DEC list of regulated "invasive" plants.  Of particular concern to me as a forester and agroforester is the language copied below from the document: What is the difference between…"
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge replied to Anthony F. Pingitore's discussion Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch
"As a reminder, the May 20th webinar is on forest herbicides.  See more information here http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm and on this site in the events."
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge replied to Anthony F. Pingitore's discussion Black Locust Control in a Raspberry Patch
"Hi Tony Cut stump treatment to the small stems should kill them.  It might however kill the parent tree 40 ft away also. I suggest either a dilute roundup (less than 10% active ingredient of glyphosate, and I’m guessing!) or a herbicide…"
Mar 20
Peter Smallidge posted an event

Webinar - Forest Harvesting Systems at https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=640215773&t=a

March 18, 2015 from 12pm to 8pm
Forest Harvesting Systems.March 18, 2015 Live twice, once at noon and again at 7PMSummary - Figuring out when and which tress to harvest are just the first couple of decisions that need to be made before removing timber from a property.  Next, the logger must figure out how to physically get the trees on the ground, moved to the roadside landing, processed into logs, and loaded onto trucks.  Loggers have a variety of options when it comes to the number of different workers, tools, and pieces of…See More
Mar 18
Peter Smallidge posted a blog post

Beech Management - NY registration of triclopyr and high-stumping of beech

The January 21 webinar on Ecology and Management of beech was particularly useful because of the discussion it generated.  It has been archived to www.youtube.com/ForestConnect at this specific URL (here).Note that a related webinar on herbicide use in forests is scheduled via ForestConnect on May 20, 2015, but Dave Jackson.  See the events panel …See More
Feb 26
Peter Smallidge posted a status
"Dang it's cold. A tribute to those out there working http://gowood.blogspot.com/2015/02/loggers-work-while-rest-of-us-stay.html"
Feb 16

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Webinar

Posted on June 15, 2015 at 9:32pm 0 Comments

If you have not previously joined a webinar, you should evaluate your connection with a test meeting here http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

 

Title – Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Ecology, Management and Recent BioControl Research. Mark Whitmore, Cornell University Cooperative Extension

June 17, 2015 (live at noon and again at 7PM for an hour each)

 

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Beech Management - NY registration of triclopyr and high-stumping of beech

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

The January 21 webinar on Ecology and Management of beech was particularly useful because of the discussion it generated.  It has been archived to www.youtube.com/ForestConnect at this specific URL (here).

Note that a related webinar on herbicide use in forests is scheduled via ForestConnect on May 20, 2015, but Dave Jackson.  See the events panel …

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Why Trees Grow Where They Do - webinar

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

ForestConnect Webinar Series

Obtain your registration identification code for this webinar here

https://cornell.webex.com/cornell/onstage/g.php?d=649648064&t=a

password =     ForestConnect1

Webinars are live for an hour at noon and again at 7PM, the third Wednesday of each month.

Why trees grow where they…

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Webinar: More Money From Your Maples

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Director, Uihlein Maple Research Forest

October 15, 2014



*Early Alert *- register here

a href="http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm%3Eif">http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/forestconnect/web.htm>if you haven't

previously registered.

The maple syrup industry is rapidly expanding in North America as many

farmers and landowners seek to capitalize on the growing demand for

pure…

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At 10:12am on October 15, 2011, Paul Schork said…

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Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates North

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jun 22. 0 Replies

Destructive Southern Pine Beetle Migrates NorthThe southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern U.S., is methodically making its way into the Northeast, destroying thousands of trees in New York, New…Continue

Riparian Forest Buffers Video

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jun 20. 0 Replies

Riparian Forest Buffers Video from the Stroud Water Research Centerhttp://www.stroudcenter.org/restoration/The Watershed Restoration Group at Stroud Water Research Center aims to develop and…Continue

Any thoughts on using bio-herbicides for environmental friendliness?

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Carl DuPoldt May 23. 3 Replies

Any thoughs on Bioherbicides?http://www.grainews.ca/2010/04/05/ecofriendly-herbicide-awaits-approval/That environmental pressure was the initial impetus for…Continue

Global Warming and Forest Health

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 22. 0 Replies

How global warming may make forests shorter and scrubbier…Continue

May 27, 2015 - Wednesday at 7:00pm 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, MD 21755, USA

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 22. 0 Replies

Among the Ancients: What Old Growth Forests Teach UsMay 27, 2015 - Wednesday at 7:00pm3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, MD 21755, USATrees clean the air we breathe, feed and shelter us, and bring our spirits peace. Joan Maloof studies ancient trees…Continue

beech allelopathy

Started by Jeff Joseph in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jeff Joseph May 20. 3 Replies

     I am wondering if anyone has any information regarding allelopathy in beech leaves, as I have areas of my woodlot that receive adequate sunlight, yet have NO tree seedlings/regeneration to speak of other than beech. There is generally a thick…Continue

Eco Goats

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management May 20. 0 Replies

Meet the Eco-Goats! and Become a Certified Weed Warrior Leaderhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/image0012.jpg" width="89.933774834437" height="140" alt="RNC SpSu SUPP_2015_cover_for email" class="CToWUd"/>Hi Friends!I…Continue

Forest Products - Foam Made from Wood

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Woodlot Management May 8. 0 Replies

More on forest products.Not only is styrofoam great for all your packing needs, it also makes for an incredibly effective and lightweight insulator. It's just too bad the chemicals and processes needed to make it aren't as earth-friendly as they…Continue

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