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

Linda L. Smith-Meadows replied to debra haas's discussion After the holidays in the group WV Women Working in Woodlands
Susanna White posted a photo
Apr 18
Hunter Simmons is attending Dave McGill's event

Firewood production--Marion County at Marion County

May 16, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
Apr 16
Dave McGill posted events
Apr 8
Dave McGill posted events
Mar 25
Mary P. Dawson posted an event

mary Dawson at Hillsboro Public Library & Elementary School

March 17, 2015 at 6pm to March 18, 2015 at 5pm
Mar 23
Profile IconDonna Broslawsky and Steven Selin joined WV Woodland Stewards
Mar 1
Tracy Bowser is now a member of WV Woodland Stewards
Feb 25
William Perry posted a status
"Cheat River Wood Products, Rowlesburg is for lease. Turn key ready. 304-692-1821"
Feb 23
Michael Jarrells posted a status
"You might want to buy a sawmill to turn that $50 log into $500(0) lumber: http://hardwoodstore.com/lumber-prices."
Feb 14
Michael Jarrells posted photos
Feb 14
Craig Highfield posted an event

The Woods in Your Backyard Workshop - Jefferson County at St. Andrews Mountain Community Center

March 14, 2015 from 9am to 3pm
Feb 12
Jacklynn Morrison is now a member of WV Woodland Stewards
Feb 7
Dave McGill updated an event

Timber!!! at Gilmer County

February 18, 2015 from 6pm to 8:45pm
Feb 6
Michael Jarrells posted a status
Jan 30
Dave McGill commented on Dave McGill's event 2015 West Virginia Small Farms Conference
Jan 24
debra haas commented on Dave McGill's event 2015 West Virginia Small Farms Conference
Jan 24
debra haas might attend Dave McGill's event

2015 West Virginia Small Farms Conference at Charleston, WV

February 26, 2015 to February 28, 2015
Jan 24
Dave McGill posted an event

Timber!!! at Mason County

March 16, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Jan 15
William Perry is now a member of WV Woodland Stewards
Jan 15



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."


Women Working in their Woods Network 13 Replies

Please reply to this post if you are interested in becoming a part of a Women Working in their Woods network and what would be the best method for that network to proceed. An email chain, a closed…Continue

Started by Tiffany Fegel. Last reply by Virginia Quesada Nov 12, 2014.

Getting a Farm ID number and managing costs for tax purposes 4 Replies

Hi, Does anyone have any experience with setting up a farm ID number and is this considered a business corporation/farm name? Any experiences with submitting costs for federal and state taxes? Thank…Continue

Started by Faith Van Schaik. Last reply by Valerie Grant Aug 1, 2014.

Sharing article: A study Goats controlling Stiltgrass 2 Replies


Started by Faith Van Schaik. Last reply by Sam Kaufman Jul 23, 2014.

Japanese Stilt Grass 7 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 May 16, 2014.

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


Started by Kelly Bowyer. Last reply by Kelly Bowyer Mar 19, 2014.

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.

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 — 2 Comments

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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