woods, Yates County


Timber with Peter Smallidge

  • Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Peter Smallidge is a Senior Extension Associate focusing on productive and healthy forest ecosystems, best forestry practices, and educating landowners on managing their woodlands.

Topics to include:

  • Tree identification - without leaves
  • Using a scale stick to estimate the volume of lumber or firewood in a tree (each participant will receive a scale stick)
  • Crop Tree Management - a strategy to concentrate growth on the best trees
  • Using an angle gauge to assess tree competition for sunlight
  • Open discussion with participants about their questions on any forestry topics, including but not limited to: Emerald ash borer, deer, impacts to seedlings, arranging a timber sale, working with foresters, maple syrup production, horse logging vs. machines, etc.



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Fort Drum Natural Resources Outreach Facility
Fort Drum Natural Resources Outreach Facility Bldg. S-250
Fort Drum, NY 13603

Last updated November 7, 2019