2020 Annual Training

Urban & Rural Forestry in New Jersey:
Today’s Challenges
Thursday, January 30, 2020 — Bordentown, NJ (agenda: click here)

Part I: Welcome
Welcome (Joseph Dunn, Chair)
An update on NJ DEP Forest Service operations and policy (John Sacco, NJDEP State Forester)

Part II: Management of urban & rural forests given exotic insect pests
An overview of insect pest priorities for NJ’s urban and rural forests (Paul Kurtz, NJ Dept. of Agriculture)
• Presentation: click here
• Additional resources: partial list of spotted lanternfly hosts

Case study: Emerald ash borer control in Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (Samantha Hensen, NJDEP Forest Service)
Presentation: click here

Case Study: Morris County’s response to emerald ash borer (Joseph Dunn, Morris County Soil Conservation District)
Presentation: (COMING SOON)

Part III: Urban forestry planning for municipalities
Community Forestry Management Plans: Criteria & Experiences (John Linson, private consultant)
Handout: Communication from NJDEP Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry Program (shared with permission)

Part IV: Sustaining forests through active management
Airborne LiDAR: Advances in remote sensing for forest inventory (Steven Kallesser, Gracie & Harrigan Consulting Foresters, Inc.)
Presentation: click here
Additional resources: online hillshade viewer

Current experience with silvics and silviculture on private forest lands in New Jersey (Doug Tavella, Appalachian Forestry Service)
Presentation: click here

Integrating wildlife objectives into forestry plans (John Parke, NJ Audubon)
Additional resources: NJA Bobwhite quail initiative




Request More Information

Preferred Contact Method:
 Email      Phone
How can we help you?
 We respect your privacy. We will not share your email address.

This field is present to prevent automated submission systems. If you see it, please do not fill in a value.

© 2024 Allegheny Society of American Foresters - All Rights Reserved.
Site Design by Sunken Treasure Design