Experiences with Non-Chemical Control of Woody Invasives

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Experiences with Non-Chemical Control of Woody Invasives

Gerry Hawkes || Forester and Inventor || March 2017 Experiences with Non-Chemical Control of Woody Invasives Over the past 15 years, experiments with the non-chemical control of woody invasives have resulted in effective mechanical and flame treatment methods that, in most cases, are cost competitive and produce quicker, more attractive results than herbicides. Cutting and

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Working with a Consulting Forester

Kathleen Wanner || Landowner and Tree Farmer || December 2018 Growing up in suburbia, forester was not in my vocabulary. Climbing the few backyard trees in my neighborhood was as close as I got to the woods. Even living in the woods of Vermont for the last fifty years, it was not really until my

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Forest Industry Summit: Creating a Network

By Christine McGowan, Director Forest Products Network As development creeps into our rural landscapes and woodlot ownership changes hands, our forests face an uncertain future. Vermonters value working landscapes, but do they value the work it takes to keep these landscapes intact? Not unlike other Vermont business sectors, our forest and wood products industry has

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