We offer resources to help you protect and manage your woodlands.

We offer resources to help you protect and manage your woodlands.


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Christmas Trees

Buying a tree for your home? Thinking of growing Christmas trees? See our recommendations on soil preparation, planting, shearing, weed control, pests. and more.

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Forest Farming

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the valuable crops that forest owners can cultivate in their woods, along with fruits, nuts, and berries.

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Accepting Applications!

The CommuniTree Steward program is a volunteer service-based program through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) that offers FREE training in tree biology, tree identification, and tree planting and maintenance for young trees.

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Invasive Plants

Many plants that are now considered invasive started out as popular garden ornamentals. Learn more about what plants to avoid in your garden.

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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Dealing with Trespassers

"Posted" signs are a common sight around farmsteads in New York. Farms and rural landowners use these signs to alert potential trespassers.

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Kristina Ferrare
Resource Educator, Forestry
315.424.9485 x231

Last updated February 14, 2019