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 viable option? Any suggestions most welcome and TIA!
A partial answer to a frequently asked question of recent months - what, if anything, is the DEC planning to do...DEC Announces Aerial Treatment for Spongy Moth in Six High Priority Forest AreasAerial Treatment Taking Place Through Approximately May…Continue
Well over 200 registered for the March and April webinars presented by Zach Boerman and Suzanne Treyger of Audubon NY - showing that perhaps good forestry really is for the birds!For those of you who would like to watch or re-watch the webinars, the…Continue
I found an ingenious tool for applying herbicide for cut and paint. It is made by a volunteer prairie group in MI but no longer shipped. I am including a link to their page describing its use and with photos. It appears to be made of standard pvc…Continue
Peter,I have been hearing a lot about mycorrhizae. Much has raised many questions.How can one make mycorrhisae either for an addition to planting or for later addition to an older plantation and also for gardening.How does it interconnect with…Continue
We own a 60-acre eucalyptus forest in Pacifica, CA, just south of San Francisco. Can anyone recommend a forestry consultant to prepare a wildfire risk assessment and mitigation plan? California has suffered from large wildfires for the past two…Continue
Greetings,Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is searching for an Agroforester to join our team! This new position will focus on alley cropping and silvopasture, and will be responsible for co-developing agroforestry trainings for natural…Continue
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