2020 New York Forest Owner Archives

*Issues of The New York Forest Owner less than 1 year old are not available on-line. To make sure you get the latest NYFOA information you are encouraged to Join NYFOA.

  • Volume 58, Number 1, January/February 2020

    • From the President (Art Wagner): Financial benefits of forests to New York State
    • Free programs at the NY Farm Show
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge and Brett Chedzoy): How much is enough? Assessing the success of hardwood regeneration.
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan): Bobcat (Lynx Rufus)
    • Get More Out of the Land You Love (Coordinated by Mary Jeanne Packer): American Forest Foundation's My Land Plan Tool
    • Wild Bees Amidst the Trees (Kass Urban-Mead)
    • Woodland Health (Coordinated by Mark Whitmore): Painting Our Way Out of a Corner (Paul Hetzler)
    • Member Profile (Gerry McDonald and Edited by Dorian Hyland): Carol and Gerry McDonald
  • Volume 58, Number 2, March/April 2020

    • From the President (Art Wagner): Benefits of our forests and NYFOAs role in helping our members maximize those benefits. Thanks to volunteers. NYFOA's upcoming Spring Program.
    • Tonewood (Jeff Joseph)
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Features of Trees Useful for Identification
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan): Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)
    • Take a Walk in the Forest Saturday May 16th (Mary Jeanne Packer)
    • A Tub Full of Trees (Paul Hetzler)
    • Woodland Health (Coordinated by Mark Whitmore): The Legend of the Browntail Moth (Paul Hetzler)
    • Chair Camp 2020 July 30, 31 and August 1 (Ed Neuhauser)
    • Member Profile (Dorian Hyland): Robert Gang
  • Volume 58, Number 3, May/June 2020

    • From the President (Art Wagner): Benefits of experiencing our forests in this Covid-19 period. Board used electronic meeting... a new tool for us.
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Annual Maintenance in Support of Woodlot Management
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Kristi Sullivan): Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus Bicolor)
    • The Importance of Forested Land Inspections (Eric Jenks)
    • Forest Tax Law Changes on the Horizon (Carl Wiedermann)
    • Woodland Health (Coordinated by Mark Whitmore): Early Spring Defoliators (Mark Whitmore)
    • Member Profile (Written by Scott Brady, Edited by Dorian Hyland): Brady and Brunetta Tree Farms
  • Volume 58, Number 4, July/August 2020

    • From the President (Art Wagner): Even in turbulent times much of nature remains unchanged. New and continuing hardcopy and on-line resources from NYFOA. Kudos to Colette and David Morabito and Hugh Canham.
    • Seeking Member Input (Jeff Joseph)
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Clearing a Woodland Understory Before Planting
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Miranda Vinson): Black Bear (Ursus Americanus)
    • Maple Producer 2020 Season Highlights: Mapleland Farms (Eric Jenks)
    • From the Archives: 25 Years Ago:
      • The Tao of Woodstacking (Patricia Kay)
      • The Earth at it Best (Homer E. Stennett)
    • Woodland Health (Coordinated by Mark Whitmore): White Pines at Risk (Paul Hetzler)
    • Member Profile (Elena Martin-Hernandez): Peter Tonetti and Maureen Sullivan
  • Volume 58, Number 5, September/October 2020

    • From the President (Art Wagner): The many benefits of NYFOA membership including Print, On-Line, and Face-to-Face. Adapting to COVID-19
    • Nature on the Move (Paul Hetzler)
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): What is tree vigor and why does it matter?
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Maggie Lin): Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene Carolina Carolina)
    • NY Tree Farm: Why Forest Owners Need the Game of Logging (Eric Jenks)
    • Woodland Health (Mark Whitmore): Forest Pest Update... Bugs Don't Know What Lockdown Is!)
    • A Friend in My Woods (Jack McShane)
    • Member Profile (Jeff Joseph ): Stacey and Jeannine Kazacos
  • Volume 58, Number 6, November/December 2020

    *Issues of The New York Forest Owner less than 1 year old are not available on-line. To make sure you get the latest NYFOA information you are encouraged to Join NYFOA.

    • From the President (Art Wagner): Welcoming Cornell's new Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dr. Benjamin Z. Houlton
    • Slash Wall Deer Exclosure: A Reality Check on the Challenge of Forest Regeneration (Jeff Joseph)
    • Ask a Professional (Peter Smallidge): Double-serrate margins, and these trees all look alike as seedlings and saplings
    • Wild Things in Your Woodlands (Maggie Lin): Fisher (Pekania [Martes] Pennanti)
    • American Chestnut Restoration Project in USDA Public Commentary Period (Eric Jenks)
    • When Should You Cut That Tree? (Hugh Canham)
    • Woodland Health (Mark Whitmore): Snug as a Bug in a Rug

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