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Spotted lantern fly in maple stands - effects?

Hi, All. I've been reading brief mentions that spotted lantern fly "likes maple". I'm wondering if there is any experience so far with what…

Started by Tim Levatich

0 Sep 9

Are Gall's a reason to cull Hickory trees?

I'll take a photo, but in the meantime.... I have a lot of bitternut hickory and some shagbark as well.  I haven't yet noticed any on the…

Started by Thomas Wilson

8 Apr 7, 2020
Reply by Ron Goodger

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms

Saving Trees With Tree-Eating Mushrooms Control of Amellaria Shoe-string Rot Fungus https://youtu.be/FPeBYnGwo4Y

Started by Lew Ward

0 Feb 27, 2020

Verticillium Wilt

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

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jul 9, 2019

Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cr

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Oct 2, 2018

Urban Forestry Presentation Link

Urban Forestry Presentation Link ---- https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/Documents/MTCUS%20-%20Forestry/Arbor%20Day%20Municipal%20Baseline%20Trends%2

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 May 24, 2018

Do Trees Talk to each other? See Video

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other | TED TalkVideo for How trees communicate with each other▶ 18:19https://www.ted.com/.../suzann…

Started by Alicia Rose

0 Apr 24, 2018

Forest Health

Why Logs Are Important --- https://mylandplan.org/content/why-logs-are-important?utm_source=deadtrees&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Mar 8, 2018

Forest Adaptation Resources Climate Change Tools and Approaches for Land Managers

Forest Adaptation Resources: Climate Change Tools and Approaches for Land Managers, 2nd edition link -- https://www.fs.fed.us/nrs/pubs/gtr/

Started by Alicia Rose

1 Mar 1, 2018
Reply by Carl DuPoldt

Dutch Elm Disease

Our elm trees that have survived the last fifteen years of the disease being in our woods are looking very healthy.  I really enjoy the elm…

Started by Bob Schumacher

4 Feb 3, 2018
Reply by John McNerney

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Spotted lantern fly in maple stands - effects?

Started by Tim Levatich in Forest Health Sep 9. 0 Replies

Hi, All.I've been reading brief mentions that spotted lantern fly "likes maple". I'm wondering if there is any experience so far with what happens to a forest that has a heavy proportion of maple composition and is hit with a SLF infestation. Our…Continue

Tags: grapes, orchard, fruit, slf, lantern

Hypo-hatchet

Started by Mike Blasko in Woodlot Management Jul 28. 0 Replies

I just got a hypo-hatchet to use for beech hack and squirt treatments. The manufacturer states to only use with Amine herbicides only. Is glyphosate an Amine or Ester herbicide?Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Jul 13. 13 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

Forester recommendations?

Started by Roger Rodriguez in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Michael Dirac Jul 10. 2 Replies

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

succession after a pine plantation

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management Jun 23. 0 Replies

About 1982 I planted 8000 white pine in a former pasture on the advice of my ex-forester with an OK from the DEC. They got badly weeviled.  I thinned   every third row  and  later also   hit  the most damaged ones which were left.  I hoped to favor…Continue

Hemlock

Started by Chaz U. Farly in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jim Martin Jun 23. 2 Replies

Is there a reason the State of New York stopped selling hemlock seedlings? I'd made up my mind that I'd like to plant a hundred, maybe more, for my grandsons to enjoy, but find no source. Continue

How long do brush cutter blades work?

Started by Joanne Vaughn in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn May 19. 8 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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