Posted: January 11, 2022

Penn State Extensionʼs team of Forestry and Wildlife experts publishes an e-newsletter, Woods and Wildlife News and Notes, containing the most recent information, events, demonstrations, partnerships, and activities coming from the team. Forest Leaves shares the titles and thumbnails of these articles with you each quarter.

Using Your Own Lumber for Building Projects 
Using your own lumber for building projects is not as straightforward as it seems. This article will offer some things to consider before starting a project using your own, ungraded lumber. 
https://extension.psu.edu/using-your-own-lumber-for-building-projects 

 

Pennsylvania Timber Market Report – 3rd Quarter 2021 
Stumpage prices as reported by Pennsylvania timber and logging companies, forestry consultants, and state land management agencies to analysts at the Pennsylvania State University. 
https://extension.psu.edu/pennsylvania-timber-market-report-third-quarter-2021 

 

Enhancing Browse: A Better Way to Feed Deer 
This article covers the importance of woody browse to deer and describes how to increase the amount of browse woodlands provide. 
https://extension.psu.edu/enhancing-browse-a-better-way-to-feed-deer 

 

Integrated Approach to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Mitigation 
Publication discussing hemlock woolly adelgid management techniques to help conserve the eastern hemlock in the long run. 
https://extension.psu.edu/integrated-approach-to-hemlock-woolly-adelgid-mitigation 

 

Woodland Wisdom, Part 1 
Understanding forestland ownership can be challenging. Knowing what you own on your property and why you own forestland are two helpful topics this video addresses. 
https://extension.psu.edu/woodland-wisdom-part-1 

 

Winter Woods Safety (and Throughout the Year) 
Care should be taken in winter, and throughout the year, to remain safe in the woods. 
https://extension.psu.edu/winter-woods-safety-and-throughout-the-year 

 

Guide to Gypsy Moth Egg Mass Surveying 
Systematically survey egg masses of Lymantria dispar ("gypsy moth") in fall and winter to assess the risk of damage next spring and decide whether aerial spraying of control agents is worthwhile. 
https://extension.psu.edu/guide-to-gypsy-moth-egg-mass-surveying 

 

The Identification of Mesophytic Cove Sites in Pennsylvania 
This document describes what a mesophytic cove site is, as well as how to identify and manage them. 
https://extension.psu.edu/the-identification-of-mesophytic-cove-sites-in-pennsylvania 

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University Park, PA 16802