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Woodpeckers help locate EAB infestation

This is the best time of year for finding EAB infestations. Several localized ash trees with woodpecker damage is a good sign to followup. Take pictures, gps coordinates and report new infestations (especially finds not mapped by DEC) to: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/72136.htmlI found this tree while out walking my dogs, I would have been skiing if there was enough snow. I returned to peel and verify using a draw knife. Then again I have…See More
Feb 27, 2018
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Insect infested tree revealed by woodpecker activity

Emerald Ash borer infested tree--verified by peeling bark to reveal life stages and typical larval gallery with pre-pupa
Feb 27, 2018
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I am an Entomologist who graduated from the Forestry school, have worked on forest insects for much of my career, was the individual to first sight EAB in NY State and spend time walking the state lands in the area with my Dawgs!

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Woodpeckers help locate EAB infestation

Posted on February 27, 2018 at 4:53pm 0 Comments

This is the best time of year for finding EAB infestations. Several localized ash trees with woodpecker damage is a good sign to followup. Take pictures, gps coordinates and report new infestations (especially finds not mapped by DEC) to: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/72136.html

I found this tree while out walking my dogs, I would have been skiing if there was enough snow. I returned to peel and verify using a draw knife. Then…

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Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry May 9. 0 Replies

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Small acreage logging project

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

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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

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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

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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

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