Patrik Schumann
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrik Schumann Oct 28, 2012. 2 Replies

Good day everyone,I've started a seasonal forestry R&D operation in southern Catskills/ upper Delaware region, based around a 128-acre pine suppression/ hardwoods regeneration/ edible fungus…Continue

Chain oil fungus inoculants

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrik Schumann Oct 24, 2012. 4 Replies

Hello, Is anyone out there using NE forest-specific species chain oil inoculants when thinning, logging, fuelwood cutting, after Paul Stamets' mixes for the NW?Continue

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Patrik Schumann replied to Ben T.'s discussion Replanting after timber harvest with climate change in mind
"Hello, Though similarly orientated towards a climate-contingency forest, our situation is somewhat different on a couple hundred acres in southern Catskills I've mostly been working solo: degraded northern Appalachian mixed dominated by white…"
Mar 26
Patrik Schumann commented on Brett Chedzoy's event Tree to Table: Turning Your Trees into Lumber and Projects
"Please confirm event & provide address.  Thank you."
Oct 6, 2023
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Sep 21, 2022
Patrik Schumann commented on Peter Smallidge's event Slash Wall Webinar
"Thank you, I am very interested in this.  We have used slash understorey to deny entry & passage of deer to protect natural hardwoods regeneration, on progressive 10-ac stands subjected to manual heavy thinning of pine…"
Apr 21, 2020
Patrik Schumann commented on Paul J Hetzler's blog post Re-Thinking Black Locust
"Thank you for that!  I have been contemplating black locust for limited inter-plantings within a wind-thrown patch of natural forest of many acres, primarily as a nurse/ nitrogen/ coppice crop among hardwoods which one might…"
Apr 21, 2020

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Please describe, with two or three sentences, why you are interested in woodlot ecology and management. Your answer helps us ensure that only those people truly interested in woodlots are added as members.
Under 480a managing 121+ ac degraded natural forest for quality hardwoods regeneration;

using nearby 10+ ac homestead for trials, nut/ fruit/ berry, nursery, + reforestation after recent stormado throwdown;

adding adjacent 81+ ac degraded natural forest, coppice agro-forestry;

looking for degraded land & collaborators for reforestation restoration

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Small-Scale Logging

Started by Peter Smallidge in Project Profiles. Last reply by John McNerney Apr 15. 4 Replies

Small-Scale Logging: Sugarbush and Woodlot Management Issue:  Many woodlot owners and maple syrup producers want to be more active in gathering logs or firewood from their property.  Often there are too few acres or too few trees to attract a…Continue

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How to get rid of buckthorn

Started by Randy Williams in Woodlot Management. Last reply by John McNerney Apr 15. 1 Reply

I have some property where the best timber was harvested several years before I purchased it.  There are now many areas where the buckthorn is so thick that nothing will grow under it.  I am looking for suggestions on how to get these areas back…Continue

Replanting after timber harvest with climate change in mind

Started by Ben T. in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Patrik Schumann Mar 26. 1 Reply

Hi Everyone,I’ve been wondering what tree species are going to thrive over the next 50+ years as the climate warms in New York and I’m curious if folks are enhancing plantings of particular tree species for future commercial harvest with warmer and…Continue

Rust Colored Hemlock Bark

Started by Carl Albers in Woodlot Management Dec 31, 2023. 0 Replies

Picture of a hemlock with rust colored bark.  When I cut a nearby tree, also with rust colored bark, it was infested with HWA.  Attached picture shows a Logrite ATV arch in use.Continue

Rust Colored Hemlock Bark

Started by Carl Albers in Woodlot Management Dec 31, 2023. 0 Replies

The hemlocks in my woodlots have been infested with hemlock wooley adelgid (HWA) for at least three years now.  Lately I've noticed some of them having a rust colored bark and I wonder if this is normal and that I just didn't notice it previously? …Continue

How to control mature white pine and hemlock to allow enrichment planting of hardwoods

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management Nov 28, 2023. 0 Replies

I had a question about control of mature white pine and hemlock to improve sunlight for enrichment planting of hardwoods.  Following is my response, but I would like to know if anyone else has any experiences to share with control of these to…Continue

Story in Northern Woodlands Magazine on Deer Impacts

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Aug 8, 2023. 0 Replies

This Spring we had an opportunity to speak with writer John Litvaitis about the big picture of deer impacts on the hardwood forests of the Northeast.  I posted the original story from the summer edition of Northern Woodlands to the…Continue

Ash blonding effect on lumber quality

Started by Jeff Joseph in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Jeff Joseph May 5, 2023. 2 Replies

Question: In Peter Smallidge's most recent "Ask a Professional" column for NYFOA's Forest Owner magazine he stated that some log buyers will reject ash that shows outward signs of "blonding" on the bark. Is this because the wood will change…Continue



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