Visit our pages to learn about invasive pests (Asian Longhorn Beetle)...

and invasive plants (Garlic Mustard).

Master Forest Owners Woods Walk June 2014 Del Allen's

Find ways to manage your woods and other resources...

Forest

and so much more!

Natural Resources

Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.

Maple syrup collection from a sugar bush.

Beginning Maple Production

Join Steve Childs, NYS State Extension Maple Specialist, for this workshop on January 17th which will cover all aspects of getting started with maple. $10/household.

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shiitake mushrooms on sale at a farmers' market in NYC

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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Goldenseal Plant

Forest Botanicals

Collecting forest plants for medicines, flavoring, or nutrition is one of the oldest uses of forests. Growing these plants in your woods can be a source of added income.

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Visit our section of pages on Woodlot Management for resources that can help you make your woods healthier and more productive.

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Contact

Russell Welser
Senior Resource Educator
rw43@cornell.edu
(585) 394-3977 x 436

Last updated December 18, 2017