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Re wilding landscapes in New York with large mammals

Started 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

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Re wilding landscapes in New York with large mammals

Hello folks. Love to chat with you about re-wilding landscapes in NY. Here is a neat video about a successful project in Britain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt5KsGw4vVM Essentially the argument is multifold, but comes down to: The landscapes we inhabit today are missing many of the mammals that had significant cascading ecological impact. By…See More
Feb 25
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Forestry Management and Biochar at Online

February 26, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm
International Biochar Initiative Educational Webinar SeriesFebruary 26, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST (United States)Maintaining and restoring forests while also reducing hazards can result in significant amounts of biomass.  Introducing biochar production in lieu of burning slash piles can offer both economic and environmental benefits.  Three researchers from the U.S. Forestry Service, Dr. Deb Page-Dumroese, Dr. Nate Anderson and Dr. Ted Bilek will discuss why forestry operations should…See More
Feb 11, 2018
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Please describe, with two or three sentences, why you are interested in woodlot ecology and management. Your answer helps us ensure that only those people truly interested in woodlots are added as members.
Imagine a one gigaton carbon drawdown project that covers millions of acres over multiple Northeastern states leveraging biomass and silvopasture to renew marginal and underutilized non-timber agriculture lands. This project is a jobs program starting in New York with a mission to plant 10 million trees for energizing a cascade of regeneration, manifesting true wealth for local economies, including clean water and food, healthy soil, increased biodiversity and real work.

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Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 9. 0 Replies

Verticillium Wilt - https://mailchi.mp/unl.edu/nebraskas-forest-health-report-july-2019 Symptoms of Verticillium wilt are now becoming apparent in infected trees in…Continue

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry May 9. 0 Replies

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for ThoughtWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainable Agriculture Coordinator, UW-Extension, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) -…Continue

Small acreage logging project

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Lew Ward Apr 22. 1 Reply

A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought maybe some of you could provide insight. Logger stated Workman's comp wasn't needed in a family business.Thanks!Continue

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Wildlife Management. Last reply by Pamela Dallaire Mar 30. 2 Replies

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

How tree diversity affects invasive forest pests

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 27. 1 Reply

A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest.  This holds true in most cases, but there are the notable exceptions like EAB.This article from the "Morning Ag…Continue

480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Bill Pontius Mar 17. 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

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

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