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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Preparing for Impacts to the Hocking Hills Region – November 15th in Logan

October 30, 2012

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Eastern hemlocks play a key role in Hocking County’s ecology and economy. These trees, however, are currently threatened by the recent discovery of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in southeastern Ohio. Join us for an evening program designed to introduce the potential threats, impacts, and management issues presented by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Hocking […]

“The Wood From Your Woods” program offered at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest on November 9th

October 18, 2012

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Southeastern Ohio is the state’s wood basket and known for its abundance of timber producing tree species.  If you’d like to learn more about the wood that they produce, join us at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest near McArthur on November 9th.   Eric McConnell, Forest Products Specialist with Ohio State University Extension and School […]

Non-Timber Forest Products – Income Opportunities and Managment Strategies for Ohio Woodland Owners

October 10, 2012

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On Friday November 2, 2012 Rural Action in cooporation with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and OSU Extension will be hosting a workshop on Non-timber forest products at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest near McArthur.   Topics and speaker include: The woodland resource: managing for multiple benefits- Dave Apsley,  OSU Extension Growing American  […]

“Non-Game Woodland Wildlife” program offered at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest on October 12

October 8, 2012

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McArthur, OH – Southeastern Ohio’s woodlands are home to a wide variety of wildlife species ranging from salamanders and box turtles to bobcats and black bears.  If you’d like to learn about the critters in and around your woodlands, join us at the Vinton Furnace State Experimental Forest near McArthur on October 12th.   Wildlife biologists […]

Fall foliage “tree” quiz

October 5, 2012

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Can you identify this beautiful  “tree”?                   Take a closer look!