I did a quick notice, but wanted to give a more thorough description. This new publication has some useful information. The state forestry stats arrive every several years, and always have solid and useful information. This time, the analysis seems considerably richer and dissects some of the underlying patterns of forest ecology and human behavior. This is lengthy, over 100…Continue
It seems that many areas of the United States, and the world, have more quickly adopted agroforestry practices than New York and the Northeast. This is especially true for forest farming practices (e.g., ginseng, mushrooms) and silvopasture. Although maple syrup production is well established here.
The potential for woodland owners to participate in and benefit from a woodland enterprise centered on gourmet mushrooms production continues to expand. Mushroom production has…Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on November 20, 2015 at 1:27pm — No Comments
Tree identification is a great activity, appropriate for most ages, and possible throughout the year. Although NY and the Northeast count scores of trees, a relatively few are common. The webinar linked below illustrates tree identification for common northeastern hardwood trees, but more importantly discusses strategies for learning how to identify all trees.Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on November 20, 2015 at 9:59am — No Comments