WV Woodland Stewards

A place to find out what's going on in the private woodlands of West Virginia

Note: WV Woodland Stewards is a free network site. Just 'sign up' with your email address and a password.

Scroll down on this page for events, photos, videos, and to add to discussion topics.

When visiting members' pages, be sure to click on photos to read descriptions.

Latest Activity

Michael Jarrells posted a status
"The vision:…"
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Apr 13
Michael Jarrells posted a status
"Climate change will affect forests: http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/news/release/Mi-EVAS."
Apr 12
Michael Jarrells posted photos
Apr 4
Michael Jarrells posted a status
"Genetically engineered trees are coming: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-04/uobc-rdt040314.php."
Apr 4
Michael Jarrells posted a status
Apr 4
Daniel J. Magill posted events
Apr 3
Michael Jarrells posted a photo
Apr 2
Michael Jarrells posted a status
Apr 2
Michael Jarrells posted a status
"Wood skyscrapers:…"
Apr 1
Michael Jarrells posted a status
"Deer farming research:…"
Mar 30
Joe Starcher is attending Daniel J. Magill's event
Mar 28
Michael Jarrells commented on Michael Jarrells's photo
Mar 27
Eldon Ronald Plaugher might attend Daniel J. Magill's event
Mar 26
Daniel J. Magill updated an event
Mar 26
Tiffany Fegel commented on Michael Jarrells's photo
Mar 26
Michael Jarrells posted a photo
Mar 24
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WV Woodland Stewards Network
--This is a place to find out what's going on in the private family forests and woodlands of West Virginia. Please post photos, videos, or share thoughts about your own experiences in West Virginia woodlands. This is a free network where you can find out about the latest woodland-related workshops and visit other members pages to see their posted activities, photos, and videos, send them a message, or chat with them if they are online. Scroll down this page or use the tabs above to view photos and videos posted by others. You can invite your neighbors and interested friends by going to the "invite" tab, then clicking on "enter email addresses manually."


jelly fungi? but what is black seedy stuff that lies adjent? 2 Replies


Started by Kelly Bowyer. Last reply by Kelly Bowyer Mar 19.

Japanese Stilt Grass 4 Replies

Hi I live in southeastern Ohio and this summer I have been hit hard with Japanese Stilt Grass any body down in the GREAT state of W.V.  been having any problems?Thanks DaveContinue

Started by David Ross. Last reply by David Ross Jan 28.

Confusion on reforestation............. 3 Replies

We are anticipating a "select" timber cut in the near future.  My understanding is that the branches and the tree tops should be left on the ground because they are full of nutrients that enrich the…Continue

Started by Linda Lee Boyle. Last reply by Michael Jarrells Oct 26, 2013.

Fisher sighting 6 Replies

I have a camera on a deer carcass since Thanksgiving and have watched many animals from foxes, raccoons, possums, hawks, crows and some others.One that I have never seen before what seems to be a…Continue

Started by Jerry deGroot. Last reply by Thomas S Fitzgerald Sr Sep 19, 2013.

National Woodland Owners Association

As many of you know, the WV Woodland Owners Association is a partner to the National Woodland Owners Association (NWOA).  NWOA recently launched an email-based newsletter called "The Woodland Word"…Continue

Started by Dave McGill Apr 5, 2013.

Reforestation 3 Replies

Our land in Pendleton was intensively harvested for lumber 20 years ago.  Except for a few good trees what remains are mostly overgrown stripe maples, gum trees, locusts, sick cherry trees and…Continue

Started by Roland H. Simon. Last reply by Steve Stasny Mar 29, 2012.

How to share your woodland experiences with other members

Sharing woodland experiences

On this page you will find a forum (for discussions), photos and videos from WV Woodland Stewards Network members. You can share your experiences by going to the "photos" or "videos" tab (above) and following uploading instructions, or you can comment on the discussions or start your own.

You can also chat in real time with others who are online. Go to the chat tab and send a message to other WV Woodland Stewards.

Blog Posts

Newsletter UPDATE: landowners interested in having their property surveyed for invasive species

Please contact Whitney Bailey:




Rather than John Moore as listed in the newsletter.




Posted by Tiffany Fegel on August 5, 2013 at 10:03am

Crossword Answers (Vol. 7, Issue 1)


1. Tiffany

2. Third


5. Tree of Heaven

6. Twelve

7. Kestrel

9. Elk



4. Stewardship

8. Yellow Poplar

10. Sugar Maple

Posted by Tiffany Fegel on May 2, 2013 at 12:49pm

Drought Kills trees

The Texas A&M Forest service posted a report today estimating that the 2011 drought in Texas killed over 305,000,000 trees.  Most were in rural areas, but an estimated 5.6M were along city streets, yards and parks. satellite imagery comapred before and after the drought led to the estimate.

Posted by John Miesner on September 25, 2012 at 4:47pm

Say Goodbye to White Ash

Follow this link to read about emerald ash borer in Calhoun County:

Posted by Dave McGill on September 20, 2012 at 10:02am



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