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

Forestry

Hiking through the woods

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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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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Tree Sap Drip Buckets

Agroforestry

Learn how to better utilize the natural resources in your local forests and community with our agroforestry page

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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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Private Property sign

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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Christmas Trees by Seth Werkheiser

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Christmas Trees

Thinking of growing Christmas trees? See our recommendations on soil preparation, planting, shearing, weed control, pests. and more.

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Last updated November 14, 2016