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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Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 9. 0 Replies

Verticillium Wilt - https://mailchi.mp/unl.edu/nebraskas-forest-health-report-july-2019 Symptoms of Verticillium wilt are now becoming apparent in infected trees in…Continue

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry May 9. 0 Replies

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for ThoughtWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainable Agriculture Coordinator, UW-Extension, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) -…Continue

Small acreage logging project

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

A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought maybe some of you could provide insight. Logger stated Workman's comp wasn't needed in a family business.Thanks!Continue

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

A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest.  This holds true in most cases, but there are the notable exceptions like EAB.This article from the "Morning Ag…Continue

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

The carbon footprint of air travel is currently being scrutinized in the news.  Here's a renewable energy angle that probably won't be covered in the mainstream media: …Continue

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