Here's a link that discusses some of the problems with soil compaction. It is from an on lot sewage disposal system perspective; however, it mentions some interesting points. Let me know what you…Continue
Here's a link that discusses some of the problems with soil compaction. It is from an on lot sewage disposal system perspective; however, it mentions some interesting points. Let me know what you think? The Problem with Soil Compaction…See More
""PRESENTING scientific research and his own observations in highly anthropomorphic terms, the matter-of-fact Mr. Wohlleben has delighted readers and talk-show audiences alike with the news — long known to biologists — that trees in…"
"Tree recovery from ice storm injury" - See Link - http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/disturbance/forest_health/ice_storm_tree_recovery/Although ice storms occur throughout much of the northeastern, mid-atlantic, and north central US, the recovery of trees that survive initial breakage had not been documented. A regional ice storm in 1998 in northern New York and New England provided an opportunity to document that…See More
Narrative and Recorded Video LinkEastern hemlock is a valued component of New England’s forest, annually adding about $100 million to the economy in New York and New England. Thirty-seven percent of eastern hemlock is found in New England. Hemlock contributes significantly to the biodiversity of the Northern Forest, playing a key role in erosion control along streams, and providing food, shelter, and shade for a wide variety of wildlife and fish. Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an exotic…See More
"Secondary Growth of Shootshttp://www.shmoop.com/plant-biology/primary-secondary-growth.htmlThe width of a plant, or its girth, is called secondary growth and it arises from the lateral meristems in stems and roots. As with apical meristems, lateral…"
Ecosystem Services on Forest and Agricultural Lands of Marylandhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gNySYSFU74&feature=youtu.beBob Tjaden, Specialist and Professor, Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, presented the findings of a socio-economic research study completed in 2013. It assessed the knowledge of forest landowners and commodity farmers on ecosystem services, and their…See More
A native plant is one that naturally occurs in a region without having been introduced from elsewhere by people. Over thousands of years, native plants have adapted to the climate, soils, and environmental conditions of our area. They have developed…Continue
Expanded capacity and system improvements brought record production to the Arnot Forest this year. Overall, favorable conditions prevailed for a long sugaring season in central New York. As the season winds down, what are your initial thoughts on…Continue
Neat article that appeared in the "morning ag clips" on tree burls...The beauty in a burlWASHINGTON — As you glance up into tree limbs, perhaps searching for some sign of spring in a swelling flower bud, your sight might be arrested by fat, rounded…Continue