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“Measuring Forest Trees” Offered at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest on August 10th.

July 26, 2012

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Would you like to be able to measure the height and diameter of a tree in your woods or to estimate the number of board feet of lumber that it can yield?  Woodland owners in SE Ohio can find out at “Measuring Forest Trees” on August 10th at the VintonFurnaceStateExperimentalForest near McArthur. The program is […]

“Tending Your Woodlot” program for July 13th moved to Jackson Extension Office and local Tree Farm

July 10, 2012

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As of this morning (Tuesday 7/10)  the power lines to the training center at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest still have trees on them in multiple places, and many of the roads are still inaccessible due to fallen trees and debris.   As a result we have decided to move Friday’s “Tending Your Woodlot” program […]

Saw Safety After the Storm

July 3, 2012

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As usual following a storm there are many folks performing cleanup with chainsaws.   In the past few days I’ve seen many hazardous situations involving chainsaws in the Jackson area.  In addition the normal safety precautions that should be followed when using a chainsaw (proper PPE, kickback forces,  proper felling techniques etc.), there are additional situations […]

The Storm

July 3, 2012

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The National Weather Service is calling it a “super derecho” or land hurricane.  No matter what it’s called it was definitely powerful.    I’ve never experienced anything like that and hopefully never will again! The good news! None of my family or friends was  injured or experience severe property damage. Bad news-Our woods is a mess.  […]