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…"
copied over from the: www.silvopasture.ning.com forum...Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to become a forester ~ 30 years ago, I have dreamed of someday seeing…Continue
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