2015 New York Forest Owner Archives

  • Volume 53, Number 1, January/February 2015

    • From the President (Jim Minor): Gift Membership deadline; NYFOA at the New York Farm Show; 53rd annual Spring program; RNYW Symposium; Hiring of Marketing consultant
    • Dean Faklis: Update on NYFOA Gift Membership Challenge 360
    • Dean Faklis: Want BIG and TALL Trees? Workshop on March 14, 2015
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): What does Forest Succession mean for woodlot owners?
    • NYS Tree Farm News (Erin O'Neill): The Age Old Debate: Real or Fake Christmas Trees!
    • Kid's Corner (Derek J. Conant): The American Mink
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan): Cottontail Rabbit
    • NYFOA General Director Candidates
    • 53rd Annual Spring Program
    • Woodland Health (Mark Whitmore): Is Locust Leaf Miner Becoming More Common in NY?
    • Ed and Wanda Piestrak: Engaging the Next Generation
    • Member Profile (Emily Wafler): Arthur Wagner
  • Volume 53, Number 2, March/April 2015

    • From the President (Jim Minor): Meeting with DEC leadership re potential 480a changes; potential rough-cut lumber restrictions, this president's outgoing message
    • Upcoming RNYW Symposium
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Determining annual growth of a seedling
    • Homestead Woodlot (Jeff Joseph): Pruning
    • Kid's Corner: Fly Fishing
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan and Steve Morreale): Wood Frog
    • Bruce Williamson: 480-A Ammendments Stakeholder Briefing
    • Frank Winkler: Forest Tax Law - Major Changes
    • Jim Minor: NYFOA Hosts Japanese Forest Researchers
    • Dean Faklis and Peter Smallidge: Northeast Timber Growing Contest
    • Member Profile (Emily Wafler): Jim DeLellis
    • Volume 53, Number 3, May/June 2015
  • Volume 53, Number 3, May/June 2015

    • From the President (Charles Stackhouse): Welcome new members; Kudos to outgoing officers; RNYW Symposium; personal background in forestry
    • New Member Snapshots: Don and Judy Schlafer; Eric and Stacy Fisher; Bill and Ellen Crain
    • Dean Faklis: Final Results of NYFOA Gift Membership Challenge 2014-2015
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Understanding the pesticide label
    • Homestead Woodlot (Jeff Joseph): Making the Best of Beech
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan and Steve Morreale): Eastern Red-Backed Salamander
    • David Williams and Dean Faklis: Timber Contest Workshop A Huge Success!
    • NYFOA Awards- Heiberg Award to Hugh Canham, Outstanding Service Award to Jim Minor
    • Chapter Awards: CDC-Ron Bernhard; CNY-Randi Starmer; NAC-Richard Gast; NFC-Rita Hammond; SFL-Ed Neuhauser; SOT-Dave Williams; WFL-Ron Reitz
    • Woodland Health (Jim Engel): Prepare Your Forest for Life After EAB
    • Member Profile (Emily Wafler): Bruce Bennett
    • 2014 Donors
  • Volume 53, Number 4, July/August 2015

    • From the President (Charles Stackhouse): Symposium "The Future of New York Forests at Risk - Working Toward a Comprehensive Solution" was a huge success; Rough-cut lumber limitations withheld; 480-a discussion lead to proposed revisions
    • New Member Snapshots: Clay and Emily Anderson; Ann Higbee; Brittany Hastings and Eric Jenks
    • Charles Stackhouse: Call for Nominations: NYFOA Board of Directors.
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Vegetation Management Treatment Methods
    • Homestead Woodlot (Jeff Joseph): Spalt
    • Jerry Michaels: Fenced Out! - SAC and SOT Chapters awarded NYFOA Grants
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan): Common Snapping Turtle
    • Ruth Gregory and Sara Fitzsimmons: Restoration of a Species - The American Chestnut Foundation
    • William Powell, Charles A. Maynard, and Andrew Newhouse: The American Chestnut Tree
    • Woodland Health (Dan Gilbrein): New Forest Pests: Spotted Lanternfly and Southern Pine Beetle
    • Member Profile (Jeff Joseph): Peg Coleman and Ed Neuhauser
  • Volume 53, Number 5, September/October 2015

    • From the President (Charles Stackhouse): Property Taxes
    • New Member Snapshots: Richard Hart; Bob and Carol Worden
    • Tribute: Charlie Mowatt
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Girdling undesired stems
    • Timothy Chick: Allelopathy as a Regeneration Factor
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlot (Kristi Sullivan): Beaver
    • Brett Chedzoy: Walking the Talk When It Comes to Forest Stewardship: The Experiences of a Family Tree Farm
    • Woodland Health (Mark Whitmore): Hemlock Tip Blight
    • Ed and Wanda Piestrak: Rabbit Enclosures
    • Member Profile (Briana Binkerd-Dale): Philip Di Benedetto
  • Volume 53, Number 6, November/December 2015

    • From the President (Charles Stackhouse): Importance of chainsaw safety; NYFOA registered with AmazonSmile; Gift membership still $25; Need for volunteers; Ash tree seed collection to protect diversity; Thanks to Finch Paper for donating paper used in publishing this magazine
    • New Member Snapshots: Tony and Sally Wagner; Les and Wanda Wood
    • Ed and Wanda Piestrak: Bear Houses
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Logs to Lumber
    • Homestead Woodlot (Jeff Joseph): Retaining Woodlot Diversity
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlot (Kristi Sullivan): DEC Launches Pilot Project to Improve Collection of Public Input about Deer Populations and Impacts
    • Dave Williams: Two Family Heirlooms
    • Woodland Health (Emma Rosenthal): Be On the Look Out...For Oak Wilt!
    • Member Profile (Briana Binkerd-Dale): Bob & Pat Glidden

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