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A new book on the Agroforestry practice of Silvopasture, by Steve Gabriel, has the explicit goal of telling the story of what we know - and don’t know – about the concept of integrating livestock production with trees and forestry.
Added by Steve Gabriel on April 5, 2017 at 7:42am — No Comments
Want to get more from your woods? Take a six-week online Woodlot Management course with the Cornell Small Farms Program with extension forester Peter Smallidge and Extension Agroforestry Specialist Steve Gabriel.
Examine the methods to assess forest resources and discuss common woodland activities such as cutting firewood, harvesting logs for mushroom cultivation, and support for wildlife and long-term forest health.
The course runs September 27 to November 1, with weekly…
Added by Steve Gabriel on August 17, 2016 at 3:11pm — No Comments
New post discusses the importance of preserving the wisdom of forest stewardship for future generations.
"….One of the realizations I’ve come to having worked many hours in the woods, is that forestry and agroforestry are inherently humbling practices, because when we enter the world of trees and forests, we have to look beyond years and decades, and start thinking about centuries. Many of the consequences of the choices we make (good or bad) in our lifetime, won’t be seen…
Added by Steve Gabriel on June 2, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments