A place to find out what's going on in the private woodlands of West Virginia
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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."
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 Steve Stasny Apr 11, 2012.
Here is a photo of a recent shelterwood removal at the WVU Research Forest. Any thoughts? Immediately following harvest: Spring 2010 Fall 2010Following first growing season: Summer 2012This is a…Continue
Started by Dave McGill. Last reply by Peter J. Smallidge May 6, 2011.
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
Follow this link to read about emerald ash borer in Calhoun County:
Posted by Dave McGill on September 20, 2012 at 10:02am
Controlling stiltgrass at Crummies Creek
In Calhoun County on June 25, fifteen landowners joined consulting forester Russ Richardson at Crummies Creek Demonstration Forest for a four-hour session that focused on controlling Japanese stiltgrass. Most of the landowners were dealing with stiltgrass on their own properties and were anxious to learn more.…Continue
Posted by Ellen Voss on July 12, 2011 at 8:30am