Tree Planting

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by Kate MacFarland, US Forest Service, Assistant Agroforester

 

The Prairie States Forestry Project was an innovative approach to conservation initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 with the goal of creating a “Great Wall of Trees” across the Great Plains. But windbreaks are still an important part of agricultural conservation and community wellbeing across the US, and around the country there is increasing interest in establishing and renovating windbreaks for a wide variety of purposes.
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The Okefenokee wildlife refuge wildfire is a good reminder that wildfires can happen anytime, anywhere. Normally spring rains keep the soils, plants and trees moist in this portion of northern Florida and southern Georgia. This year the springs rain did not come and the lack of precipitation allowed the woods to dry out. This, in turn, made the woods more prone to fire caused by a lightning strike.
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A special provision allows you to deduct up to $10,000 in reforestation expenditures per tax year, per qualified timber property.
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Have you “dug around” to find out more about the soils that hold the roots and provide nutrients for the plants on your property?
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Leila Pinchot, Women and Their Woods graduate and PA landowner, writes about her family's property in Milford, PA where she and her father are working to reintroduce the American Chestnut to the Milford Experimental Forest.
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Friday afternoon, April 20, significantly the weekend of Earth Day 2012, twelve women landowners from Pennsylvania and New York gathered in the home of Nancy Baker for the Women and Their Woods spring workshop.  The Women and Their Woods program brings women landowners together to provide them with valuable education and educational resources and to cultivate long range support groups who are able to properly steward their lands and seek help in caring for their lands should they need it.
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Join women forest landowners for a educational weekend event. Participants will learn about cost share plans, tree planting, and invasive plant control. Women and Their Woods is a network of forest landowners and professionals working together to cultivate women’s connections to and care of healthy forests.
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by Kate MacFarland, US Forest Service, Assistant Agroforester

 

The Prairie States Forestry Project was an innovative approach to conservation initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 with the goal of creating a “Great Wall of Trees” across the Great Plains. But windbreaks are still an important part of agricultural conservation and community wellbeing across the US, and around the country there is increasing interest in establishing and renovating windbreaks for a wide variety of purposes.
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The Okefenokee wildlife refuge wildfire is a good reminder that wildfires can happen anytime, anywhere. Normally spring rains keep the soils, plants and trees moist in this portion of northern Florida and southern Georgia. This year the springs rain did not come and the lack of precipitation allowed the woods to dry out. This, in turn, made the woods more prone to fire caused by a lightning strike.
Article
A special provision allows you to deduct up to $10,000 in reforestation expenditures per tax year, per qualified timber property.
Article
Have you “dug around” to find out more about the soils that hold the roots and provide nutrients for the plants on your property?
Article
Leila Pinchot, Women and Their Woods graduate and PA landowner, writes about her family's property in Milford, PA where she and her father are working to reintroduce the American Chestnut to the Milford Experimental Forest.
Article
Friday afternoon, April 20, significantly the weekend of Earth Day 2012, twelve women landowners from Pennsylvania and New York gathered in the home of Nancy Baker for the Women and Their Woods spring workshop.  The Women and Their Woods program brings women landowners together to provide them with valuable education and educational resources and to cultivate long range support groups who are able to properly steward their lands and seek help in caring for their lands should they need it.