Kristina Ferrare
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Draft Animal Loggers in CNY or Finger Lakes Region

Started Apr 17, 2015 0 Replies

I am working with a landowner in Onondaga/Cortland County who is looking for a horse/mule/oxen team to do some logging on his 45 acre property. He is a carpenter and expects to keep material for his…Continue

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Your Land, Your Conservation Opportunities: It's Your Choice! at Skaneateles United Methodist Church

November 20, 2015 from 8:30am to 1pm
6% of New York State’s 18.9 million acres of forest is owned by private landowners – individuals and families. 7.1 million acres of farmland in NYS are operated by individuals or farming families. Often these lands are passed down through generations without much thought towards the future, which may lead to conversion of land to other uses, like development. Now that the average age of landowners is greater than 60 years old, the decisions landowners make about the future of their open space,…See More
Nov 6, 2015
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Maple Production for Beginners in Onondaga County at Dewitt Community Room

December 12, 2015 from 8:30am to 1:30pm
What better way to deal with winter than to skip it altogether? Steve Childs, Cornell Maple Specialist, will be joining us on Saturday, December 12 at 8:30 a.m. for the 2015 Onondaga County Maple School. We will be meeting at the DeWitt Community Room, 148 Sanders Creek Parkway, East Syracuse. Steve will discuss maple production for the beginner: why make maple syrup, what trees give you sweet sap, tapping, collecting sap, boiling, equipment,…See More
Nov 6, 2015
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2015 Onondaga County Maple School at Manlius, NY

October 3, 2015 from 10:15am to 1:30pm
What better way to deal with winter than to skip it altogether? Steve Childs, Cornell Maple Specialist, will be joining us on Saturday, December 12 at 8:30 a.m. for the 2015 Onondaga County Maple School. We will be meeting at the DeWitt Community Room, 148 Sanders Creek Parkway, East Syracuse. Steve will discuss maple production for the beginner: why make maple syrup, what trees give you sweet sap, tapping, collecting sap, boiling, equipment,…See More
Sep 28, 2015
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Timber Harvesting and Water Quality Workshop at 3796 Pleasant Valley Road, Syracuse, NY 13215

August 21, 2015 from 8:30am to 11am
On Saturday, September 19th, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will offer a Timber Harvesting and Water Quality Workshop at Cedarvale Maple Syrup Company, 3796 Pleasant Valley Road,Town of Onondaga. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:30am and the workshop will begin promptly at 9:00am.The workshop will feature a woods walk through a recently harvested property. The landowner, consulting forester and Extension staff will discuss the harvest, including using a consulting…See More
Aug 21, 2015
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Farmland Protection: Let's Get Started! at NYS Fairgrounds, Wegman's Demo Kitchen, Arts and Home Building

May 5, 2015 from 9:30am to 1pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will host a workshop on May 5th to help farmers and farm land owners learn about farmland protection. “Farmland Protection: Let’s Get Started!” invites agriculture producers in Onondaga County to think about how protecting their working farmland could be a component of long term succession planning.The workshop will cover the basics of land conservation as well as a review of the Onondaga County Ag Farmland Protection Board’s pre-application for…See More
Apr 20, 2015
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Apr 17, 2015
Kristina Ferrare posted an event

Farmland Protection: Let's Get Started! at NYS Fairgrounds, Wegman's Demo Kitchen, Arts and Home Building

May 5, 2015 from 9:30am to 2pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will host a workshop on May 5th to help farmers and farm land owners learn about farmland protection. “Farmland Protection: Let’s Get Started!” invites agriculture producers in Onondaga County to think about how protecting their working farmland could be a component of long term succession planning.The workshop will cover the basics of land conservation as well as a review of the Onondaga County Ag Farmland Protection Board’s pre-application for…See More
Apr 17, 2015
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Draft Animal Loggers in CNY or Finger Lakes Region

I am working with a landowner in Onondaga/Cortland County who is looking for a horse/mule/oxen team to do some logging on his 45 acre property. He is a carpenter and expects to keep material for his own use.Does anyone have experience or suggestions for finding an operator in CNY or the Finger Lakes Region?Many thanks,KAFSee More
Apr 17, 2015
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Love Your Land? Make a Plan! at First Presbyterian Church

November 14, 2014 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County will present a workshop designed to get families talking and planning about the future – sometimes a difficult conversation. While the focus of this workshop will be on woodlands, the tools presented on are also applicable to farmland succession planning.  All landowners are encouraged to attend. Cornell Cooperative Extension Onondaga County in collaboration with Cornell University Department of Natural Resources and Finger Lakes Land Trust will…See More
Oct 6, 2014
Kristina Ferrare is now a member of CornellForestConnect
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I am currently working as the Forestry Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Onondaga County. I am especially interested in land conservation, succession planning, and volunteer stewardship.

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controlling beech

Started by robert dalbo in Woodlot Management. Last reply by robert dalbo on Tuesday. 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

New film & resources to help YOU save forests!

Started by Lew Ward in Woodlot Management Nov 19. 0 Replies

'New film & resources to help YOU save forests!A new, short, animated (and…Continue

Tags: Management, Growth, Old

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Oct 27. 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

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Oct 2. 0 Replies

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cretaceous.htmlContinue

Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

Started by Mark Horberg in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Sep 23. 5 Replies

I have 20-30 ailanthus trees on my property in the 4-6 inch diameter range.  What specific herbicide and concentration should I use for slash and squirt?  Can you recommend a place where it can be purchased in small quantities?  Thanks. Continue

inaturalist

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22. 1 Reply

Check out www.inaturalist.org Contribute to ScienceEvery observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to the most common backyard weed. We share your findings with scientific…Continue

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