[I'm pasting from a recent email thread]Question - I'm working on a couple beech regen and mid story control projects. I have been using Garlon 4 in oil. Works good, but sometimes I want it to…Continue
[Submitted by Stephen Kutney]This is a picture of one of four Princeton Elms that I planted. The Princeton Elm is said to be highly resistant to Dutch Elm disease. Can anyone tell me if this id Dutch…Continue
I received an email with the following question, and my response...below. If you have experiences with cut-stump on beech (or other species that root sucker), please share your story and…Continue
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On March 11, 2021 we had the pleasure of working with colleagues from Yale School of Forestry (Dr. Joe Orefice) and a private consultant (Jeff Jourdain) to zoom with natural resource professional of the NY Soil and Water Conservation District Annual meeting. The session we offered was titled "Restoring Ecological Function and Production to Woodlands." This blog is our way to share documents mentioned during that training or otherwise of interest to participants and practitioners in…Continue
The 2020 webinar season started and ended with presentations about pollinators.
I'll add to this blog over the next few days. Check back as I gather more information to share.
The February webinar was by Dr. Sheldon Owen of West Virginia University. The archive is linked here.
Habitat needs and management for the Monarch…Continue
There is no shortage of evidence to document that deer negatively impact the forest
regeneration process. A presentation on 12/8/2020 for Penn State University Cooperative Extension addressed the basic strategies to limit deer impacts and some tactics within the deer exclusion strategy.
Slides 2 and 3 include several resources that relate to the topic, include links to scientific papers that are publicly accessible.
The presentation here as a pdf. …Continue
With the close of 2020, and the 4th year of the sugarbush thinning project at
Cornell's Arnot Forest, I preparing for a variety of "maple schools" that will happen. With the pressures of covid, most of these will be online.
Some people will benefit from a printed copy of my presentation, which I share here. I'll make updates as necessary.
Link to the most current version of the sugarbush thinning presentation.
(full slides) …Continue