A recent blog about the impact of deer has been of interest to many. I came across this link to a story about strategies to protect seedlings from deer, at least from browsing the terminal buds. Check out the site here. The story relates to oak, but would likely have application with all hardwoods.
Are there other strategies that have proven efficient and effective? Offer…Continue
The blight of American Chestnut, first noticed from the early years of the 1900's and spreading throughout the range of this mighty giant, has been described as the nation's worst ecological disaster. A species that was once up to 40% of some forest ecosystems and occurred throughout most eastern states has been reduced in current forests to a minor component. There is great hope and energy to reverse this pattern. The story of the once mighty, but now diminished, tree that served society…Continue
Added by Peter Smallidge on December 21, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
"This polyculture is but one small story I am beginning to write. It is one piece of a larger "book" that outlines how value can be put back into northeastern woodlots, which is part of a "genre" of strategies for integrating systems in agriculture and forestry."
see full article: www.WorkWithNatureDesign.com
Added by Steve Gabriel on December 11, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments