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Maryland

State Chapter Dues $5.00

Chapter Brochure

Officers

President David Robbins
Vice President Vacant
Past President Allan Lowe
Secretary/Treasurer Philip Pannill
Editor Christina Robbins
Western Allan Lowe
Southeastern James P. Haerer
Central David Earle

Calendar of Events

March 19, 2016: Maryland chapter spring field day
Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville, MD in Washington County. 1:00 PM-4:30 PM. See the flyer for details and to register. We will discuss and provide hands-on opportunities to learn about: using the Crown Competition Factor (CCF) method to mark timber stands for thinning; Side pruning of large sapling and pole-sized (15-19 year old) crop trees for quality timber; and relative success and growth rates of sheltered, unsheltered, and direct-seeded trees. For more information call David Robbins at 301-371-0675.

February 4, 2016: Maryland chapter fall field day (rescheduled)
Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Michael Raupp, an entomologist with the University of Maryland. Dr. Raupp is a leading authority on insect and disease management for plants, and is co-author of the book, “Managing Insects and Mites on Woody Plants.”

May 16, 2015: Maryland chapter spring field day
Stronghold Demonstration Forest, Urbana, Md in Frederick County. 9:30 AM-3:00 PM. See the flyer for details. Tour the demonstration area and discuss the management objectives for five harvest types – clearcut, seed tree, shelterwood, single tree selection, and group selection – and see the effects of these harvests after 8, 13, 18, and 23 growing seasons. Identify and discuss management of common exotic-invasive plant species. Learn about the unique “paired watershed” research study performed nearby.

Maryland Chapter Newsletter

Fall 2015 issue
Fall 2014 issue
Fall 2012 issue
Fall 2011 issue
Fall 2010 issue
Fall 2009 issue

Publications

Walnut Management Information
Walnut Plantation Establishment
Walnut Pruning Guide
Thousand Cankers Disease handout



Annual Meeting

June 11-14, 2017
Lafayette, Indiana
Chairs: Manfred Mielke and Lenny Farlee
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