July 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Help Save New York Ash Trees!

Dear Members of the Forest Community,

 

 

As a concerned steward of forest trees in New York State, I am sure you are well aware of the threat posed by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer to our forest resources. We need your help conserving the genetic resources of New York State Ash species. NYS is home to three species of ash, all of which share the same…

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Added by Clara Holmes on July 22, 2014 at 10:36am — 1 Comment

Connection Details - July 16, 2014 Webinar ALB in Rural Woodlands

The Ecology and Management of Asian Long-Horned Beetle in Rural Woodlands

Dr. Kevin Dodds

July 16, 2014

Special Note….the July 16 webinar is ONLY broadcast live at noon.  There will not be a 7PM live version.  The noon version will be recorded and posted to…

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Added by Peter Smallidge on July 14, 2014 at 4:49pm — No Comments

The Asian Long-Horned Beetle In Rural Woodlands

The Asian long-horned beetle has created havoc in several eastern cities.  Until recently it was unknown in rural woodlands.  The ALB has a broad host range, and its potential for significant disruption to the forest ecosystem is not fully known.  This webinar (July 16, 2014) will address the emerging science and knowledge of ALB in rural woodlands.

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Added by Peter Smallidge on July 9, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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Deer stand damage help

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Dec 27, 2020. 1 Reply

My son left his deer stands up for 3 years and the screw in metal foot pegs have been partially encased in the bark. Has anyone advice about how to extricate them with minimal injury to the trees?Continue

Changes in Emeral Ash Borer Regs

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Dec 16, 2020. 0 Replies

New year, new approach.  USDA ending quarantine efforts on EAB:https://www.morningagclips.com/aphis-changes-approach-to-fight-emerald-ash-borer-eab/  Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by John McNerney Dec 14, 2020. 8 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

Striped maple control

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 13, 2020. 3 Replies

Looking for way to control large volume of striped maple and witch hazel. Both are interfering with growth of oak seedlings. Cut/treat stump? Hack and squirt? if so what chemical for either of these? Best time of year to treat?Best time of year to…Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Gerry Hawkes Dec 11, 2020. 5 Replies

I dunno maybe it's because time flies when it's multiflora rose and buckthorns that are getting whacked. It seems that these blades are needing retirement after 8 or so hours.   Is this typical for this type of material. WIde range of material but…Continue

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Paulownia: Is this a tree for NYS?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Agroforestry Dec 3, 2020. 0 Replies

I have stumbled across some descriptions of Paulownia trees (Empress, Princess).  It is described as marketable, fast growing (sequesters carbon quickly), not fussy about soils, relatively pest free. Does anyone here have first hand experience with…Continue

Saving the American Chestnut

Started by Stephen Kutney in Woodlot Management Aug 24, 2020. 0 Replies

Below is a message from the American Chestnut Foundation on the deregulation of the Darling 58 blight-resistant American chestnut.SteveThe 60-day public comment period is now open and will remain open until Monday, October 19, 2020. Here are two…Continue

Forester recommendations?

Started by Roger Rodriguez in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Kelly Nywening Jul 15, 2020. 1 Reply

We are new to forestry ownership and need some advice. We would like to be good stewards of the property and also provide occasional profit of some kind, especially to offset the taxes we pay on the property. I was thinking tree farming (?) as a…Continue

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