Items tagged with SUMMER

Assess Deer Impact on My Land

Different land types can support different numbers of deer. You can find out whether deer are harming your woodlot with this browse assessment.

Assess Deer Impact on My Land
Cut Vines

Invasive plants thrive in the sunlight. Cutting vines that threaten to kill your trees will help keep your woodlands shaded and slow the spread of invasive plants.

Cut Vines
Do a Streamside Health Checkup

Find out if your streamside areas are healthy and what to do to care for them with this easy-to-use self-assessment.

Do a Streamside Health Checkup
Find Out What Lives in My Stream

Macroinvertebrates—creatures without backbones but that you can see with your naked eye—live in streams and are important food sources for larger wildlife. These critters are easy to find and identify by turning over rocks and sifting the streambed through a net.

Find Out What Lives in My Stream
Find Out Which Invasive Plants I Have

Once you know how to spot common and emerging invasive plants, you can head out to your land to try to locate them.

Find Out Which Invasive Plants I Have
Get Help from the Catskill Stream Buffer Initiative

The Catskill Streams Buffer Initiative provides landowners along streams in the New York City Watershed with assistance and financial support to protect streams from damage.

Get Help from the Catskill Stream Buffer Initiative
Keep Up My Hard Work

Even after native plants are established, don’t let your guard down. Keep up your prevention, location, and control efforts to hold invasive plants at bay.

Keep Up My Hard Work
Learn to Identify Emerging Invasive Plants

Invasive plants are always on the move. Learning to identify these invasives that aren’t common yet—but could be in the near future—will help you locate these plants on your land before they become a problem.

Learn to Identify Emerging Invasive Plants
Learn to Identify Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly is an emerging invasive insect that can damage many trees and fruit crops. Learn to identify this pest so you’re ready when it reaches your land.

Learn to Identify Spotted Lanternfly
Learn to Identify the Asian Longhorn Beetle

Asian longhorned beetle is an invasive insect that kills many kinds of trees, including maples. Discover how to identify these beetles and the signs they leave behind.

Learn to Identify the Asian Longhorn Beetle
Learn to Identify the Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer is considered the most devastating invasive insect in North American forests. It attacks ash trees. Discover how to identify these dangerous insects and the signs they leave behind.

Learn to Identify the Emerald Ash Borer
Learn to Identify the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Hemlock wooly adelgid attacks hemlock trees, which commonly grow on steep slopes near streams. Discover how to identify this insect and the signs they leave behind.

Learn to Identify the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Maintain Young Woods

Young woods don’t stay young. Old fields and shrublands gradually give way to older forest. You can maintain these important habitats with periodic mowing and brush hogging.

Maintain Young Woods
Perform a Woodlot Health Checkup

Just like your doctor runs tests to determine your health, you can find out the health of your woodlot by hiking your land and looking at several indicators.

Perform a Woodlot Health Checkup
Understand My Streamside Areas

The first step in caring for your streamside area is to understand what and where they are.

Understand My Streamside Areas
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