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Woodlot walk

Public given opportunity to learn about forestry

May 20, 2013

CASSADAGA — Saturday was a good day for a walk in the woods and Bill Dorman of Cassadaga has property that was good for a wal....

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Steiner

May-20-13 9:10 AM

The biggest forest abusers I know of are deer.They eat the young saplings after a woodlot has been thinned. the bambi lovers are hampering the regrowth.This is what woodlot owners tell me . too many deer.

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Steiner

May-20-13 8:38 AM

Forest abuse ? this is a new one for me.The early settlers simply burned the forests for the ashes which they sold for cash.The trees were more of a nuisance than their value as lumber. This is what the history books I have say. sustainable ? the forests reseed themselves. All the farms I knew as a kid have become overgrown with trees. You neede a dozer to start farming again.

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