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IPhone surveys

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Martin Oct 27, 2018. 2 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

terminology

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Martin Jan 28, 2014. 5 Replies

What is the difference between cohort and stand?Continue

snatch block

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McNerney May 22, 2014. 10 Replies

I get trees stuck up from time to time and would like to pull them down  with a winch or come-along.  I want to change the direction of the pull with a pulley or better with a snatch block.  Beats…Continue

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Jim Martin replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"Thanks Linda. I tried Avenza but was not able to get it to work.  I am not so good at this.  I´ll try again, maybe with the help of a kid. I also tried  Map my walk.  Had a little more luck with it but Avenza has features…"
Oct 27, 2018
Linda Rohleder replied to Jim Martin's discussion IPhone surveys
"Try out the Avenza Maps app.  You can get it for both iPhone and android.  You can download the free USGS quad map for your area into the app and then place pins as you walk or turn on tracks and walk your roads.  Then you can export…"
Sep 22, 2018
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IPhone surveys

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 MartinSee More
Jul 11, 2018

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480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Bill Pontius on Sunday. 4 Replies

Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash borer invasion, and if that stand is necessary for having more than 50 acres for the program, what happens?…Continue

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Wildlife Management. Last reply by Ely McLaughlin Mar 8. 1 Reply

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue

Renewable Jet Fuel from Woody Biomass

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Feb 27. 0 Replies

The carbon footprint of air travel is currently being scrutinized in the news.  Here's a renewable energy angle that probably won't be covered in the mainstream media: …Continue

Re wilding landscapes in New York with large mammals

Started by Jonathan Bates in Wildlife Management Feb 25. 0 Replies

Hello folks. Love to chat with you about re-wilding landscapes in NY. Here is a neat video about a successful project in Britain: …Continue

Tags: services, ecosystem, carbon, forest, succession

Beech Leaf Disease

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jan 29. 4 Replies

This just in...  Would be interested to know if anyone sees this in their woods come spring.http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/portals/forestry/pdfs/BLDAlert.pdf…Continue

controlling beech

Started by robert dalbo in Woodlot Management. Last reply by robert dalbo Dec 11, 2018. 2 Replies

I have a section on my property approximately 5 acres with mature oak and maples 18 to 20 inches, well spaced, but the understory is a combination of beech and ferns. I have cut some beech and sprayed some the ferns with mediocre success. I do not…Continue

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