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micorrhiza

Started Mar 16 0 Replies

Peter,I have been hearing a lot about mycorrhizae.  Much has raised  many questions.How  can one make mycorrhisae  either for an addition to planting or for later addition to an older plantation and…Continue

succession after a pine plantation

Started Jun 23, 2021 0 Replies

About 1982 I planted 8000 white pine in a former pasture on the advice of my ex-forester with an OK from the DEC. They got badly weeviled.  I thinned   every third row  and  later also   hit  the…Continue

IPhone surveys

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 13, 2021. 13 Replies

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

plants for erosion control

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Mathers Jul 18, 2017. 1 Reply

I having a timber harvest.  A lot of new logging roads will be made on  100 acres. I need information about seeding to prevent erosion.  My guess is that some roads will be in heavy or light shade…Continue

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micorrhiza

Peter,I have been hearing a lot about mycorrhizae.  Much has raised  many questions.How  can one make mycorrhisae  either for an addition to planting or for later addition to an older plantation and also for gardening.How does it  interconnect with other trees making a forest out of individual plantings.  How fast does it spread. Does it spread?Do various stages of  succession require different kinds of mycorrhiza?  How are they developed?  Can succession be influenced by manipulation the…See More
Mar 16
Peter Smallidge replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"I'm seeing this question has resurfaced. Just to give a heads-up, I've scheduled two webinars (Sept and Nov 2021) to cover some landowner-friendly GPS, GIS and Google Earth Pro options. Presenters are Soil and Water Conservation District…"
Jul 13, 2021
John McNerney replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"Gaia GPS has online help: a getting started video, and tutorials on various subjects. Click the "?" in the lower left corner of the map that pops up when you launch it. OnX Hunt has similar, but it's been a while since I've been…"
Jun 23, 2021
Jim Martin posted a discussion

succession after a pine plantation

About 1982 I planted 8000 white pine in a former pasture on the advice of my ex-forester with an OK from the DEC. They got badly weeviled.  I thinned   every third row  and  later also   hit  the most damaged ones which were left.  I hoped to favor the few that were halfway good and a the same time expected regeneration of hardwoods and and pine  that would avoid the weevils because of the protection of the older ones` shading. The white pines in the adjacent woods are not affected by the…See More
Jun 23, 2021
Jim Martin replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"Thanks guys.  It seems all the info needed is now here.  My problem is understanding it.  I am not that good at computer/cell phone use. The local library computer guy was not able to help me much, either.      It…"
Jun 23, 2021
Jim Martin replied to Chaz U. Farly's discussion Hemlock
"Chaz, I have lots of hemlock seedlings in my woods which you are welcome to pick and replant.  A bit of work but only cost a cup of coffee for as many as you want."
Jun 23, 2021
Michael Dirac replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"Great info! Thanks for posting. I will try free version out on my IPad and see how it loads OnX and GPX files. i hope jpegs transfer into it with coordinates "
Jun 9, 2021
Michael Dirac replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"I have used Polaris GPS Navigator and OnX Hunt. The parcel information is great with OnX and you can export waypoints to other apps, GPX,KLM or KMX. I couldn’t get photos transferred over to Polaris but will look into it more. Both apps let…"
Jun 9, 2021
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Dec 16, 2020
John McNerney replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"$40/per year is the cost for the Gaia GPS premium membership, which includes all the bells and whistles (including parcel boundary and parcel ownership information). If you don't need that, the free version will allow you to enter property…"
Dec 14, 2020
Peter Smallidge replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"I've used Gaia GPS on my android and had decent success. There is a short but real learning curve. After using it in practice once or twice and then uploading to my computer it became intuitive. I think the cost is about $40 per year, but it…"
Dec 14, 2020
John McNerney replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"I used MotionX-GPS for a year or so, but they have discontinued support. I believe those who have already downloaded it can continue using it, but it is no longer in the app store.As Gerry Hawkes mentioned, it was a solid app."
Dec 12, 2020
John McNerney replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"2+ years after your initial inquiry, but if you are still looking for a solution for using your iPhone to map trails: Check out Gaia GPS. It will record tracks as you walk them and display them on a selection of possible maps (satellite, some topo,…"
Dec 12, 2020
Gerry Hawkes replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"I have had good luck with MotionX-GPS on my iPhone.  You can walk or drive your trails to create a track then export to Google Earth."
Dec 11, 2020
Jim Martin replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"A podcast from the U of Mass was scheduled for today,Dec.2 concerning mapping woodland but so far I have not been able to find it."
Dec 2, 2020
Jim Martin commented on Brett Chedzoy's blog post Forest Regeneration Strategies at the Arnot
"That is the answer I expected  and feared.  Establishing a deer proof slash barrier is financially unfeasible. I guess the most I can hope for is to direct the deer with brush piles past hunters´stands."
Jul 26, 2019

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Agroforester Job Opening

Started by Katie Commender in Agroforestry yesterday. 0 Replies

Appalachian Sustainable Development is searching for a part-time, regionally remote Agroforester to join our team! This new position will be responsible for providing technical and financial assistance to producers for alley cropping and…Continue

Gypsy Moth (aka Spongy Moth) spray control in priority areas by DEC

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management May 24. 0 Replies

A partial answer to a frequently asked question of recent months - what, if anything, is the DEC planning to do...DEC Announces Aerial Treatment for Spongy Moth in Six High Priority Forest AreasAerial Treatment Taking Place Through Approximately May…Continue

Audubon NY "Bird Friendly" webinars organized by the SFL Chapter of NYFOA

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management May 17. 0 Replies

Well over 200 registered for the March and April webinars presented by Zach Boerman and Suzanne Treyger of Audubon NY - showing that perhaps good forestry really is for the birds!For those of you who would like to watch or re-watch the webinars, the…Continue

Wand for applying herbicide to cut stems

Started by Freyda Lynn (Black) in Woodlot Management Apr 8. 0 Replies

I found an ingenious tool for applying herbicide for cut and paint. It is made by a volunteer prairie group in MI but no longer shipped. I am including a link to their page describing its use and with photos.  It appears to be made of standard pvc…Continue

micorrhiza

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management Mar 16. 0 Replies

Peter,I have been hearing a lot about mycorrhizae.  Much has raised  many questions.How  can one make mycorrhisae  either for an addition to planting or for later addition to an older plantation and also for gardening.How does it  interconnect with…Continue

Wildfire Risk

Started by John Kontrabecki in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kim Slezak, CF Feb 16. 1 Reply

We own a 60-acre eucalyptus forest in Pacifica, CA, just south of San Francisco.  Can anyone recommend a forestry consultant to prepare a wildfire risk assessment and mitigation plan?  California has suffered from large wildfires for the past two…Continue

Agroforester Job Posting - 1/9/22

Started by Katie Commender in Agroforestry Dec 16, 2021. 0 Replies

Greetings,Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is searching for an Agroforester to join our team! This new position will focus on alley cropping and silvopasture, and will be responsible for co-developing agroforestry trainings for natural…Continue

Spotted lantern fly in maple stands - effects?

Started by Tim Levatich in Forest Health Sep 9, 2021. 0 Replies

Hi, All.I've been reading brief mentions that spotted lantern fly "likes maple". I'm wondering if there is any experience so far with what happens to a forest that has a heavy proportion of maple composition and is hit with a SLF infestation. Our…Continue

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