"INaturalist is a great way to identify something you're not sure about. Just take a photo of any living thing and post it. The system gives you great suggestions for what it might be and experts online also help confirm the ID."
"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…"
"Accord XRT II can be used for tree of heaven. There is a 2ee registration. If you put Accord in the product name in the search field on the web site Peter referenced you will see there are many 2ees for additional species other than those on the…"
"I think it's really important to mention that some species of trees naturally turn color and drop leaves early and it has nothing to do with their relative helath. While other species generally tend to hang on to their leaves longer. If you…"
How many acres of woodland do you own or annually manage?
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.
I am a forest ecologist and work for a non-profit that provides volunteer services to parks and natural areas throughout the Lower Hudson valley NY to manage invasive species. I also own 13.5 acres of forest land that I'm trying to restore.
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