A new book is almost on the shelf. Thom McEvoy, professor emeritus of Univ VT extension forestry has written a book titled the same as this blog entry. I'll attach the flyer, and paste some content below. I haven't seen the book, but look forward to receiving my copy soon.
About the book…
It took nine years to complete this project for reasons explained in the book’s Preface. The book contains stories of…
Added by Peter Smallidge on March 22, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments
Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that MING needs to perform some simple but necessary maintenance on this site on Wednesday, March 27. They will need to take the site down at 10 pm Pacific for about 3 hours during which they will simply show a message asking folks to check back later. Thanks in advance for your patience while they tune up the site!
Added by Peter Smallidge on March 21, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments
The March 20, 2013 webinar was on the opportunity for forest owners and foresters and loggers to thin woodlots to improve tree growth, vigor, and health. The outline of the webinar included: the context for thinning, what to expect from thinning, forest development and clues for thinning, selecting the correct trees, strategies for thinning, and cautions plus concerns.
Thinning provides an effective strategy for woodland owners to improve the growth of their trees. If the…Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on March 20, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Hamilton Logging Inc. works to promote forest growth through responsible timber management and harvesting practices. Our company works with many private individuals, state agencies, and state parks on timber management projects across the southern Indiana region.
On our website you will find all the information…Continue
Added by Robber E Hamilton on March 9, 2013 at 4:24am — No Comments
Penn State University Cooperative Extension, via Dave Jackson (many remember Dave from his great webinar a few months back) has released a new fact sheet on the use of basal bark treatments to control undesired hardwoods in woodlots. Dave reviews the protocols for using basal bark treatments, including the dose and strategy for using the common forest herbicides in basal bark application. Dave also shares his recent research on how to time treatments to use significantly less chemical…Continue
Several of the presentations being offered through the ForestConnect program relate to the NYFOA Initiative "Restore New York Woodlands." To aid those who saw the presentation, and those who didn't, I provide here links…Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on March 1, 2013 at 6:05pm — No Comments