Forestry and Wildlife Team Newsletter

Forestry and Wildlife Team Newsletter

CU in the Woods Newsletter

We invite you to take a look at our Forestry and Natural Resources Team Newsletter that we call "CU in the Woods". Below you'll find our full seasonal editions as well as the separate articles written by our agents and specialists.

Year 2021


CU in the Woods | December 2021 (full newsletter)
Repurposing Your Old “Live” Christmas Tree to Benefit Wildlife, Susan Lunt & Tancey Belken
Establishing, Maintaining, and Protecting Property Boundaries, Janet Steele
Tractors and Implements for Forest Landowners- Part 2: Ground Contact Implements, Stephen Pohlman
Identifying Common Longleaf Pine Planting Mistakes, Ryan Bean
Benefits of Prescribed Fire for Pest Control, Dr. Dave Coyle
Economic Implications of Joint Management for Timber and Wildlife, Dr. Puskar Khanal


CU in the Woods | Fall 2021 (full newsletter)
Invasive Species Spotlight Tree-of-Heaven, Jeff Fellers
Interspecies Plantings to Improve Future Oak Log Quality, Dr. Stephen Peairs
Tractors and Implements for Forest Landowners- Part 1: Tractors, Stephen Pohlman
South Carolina’s Stumpage Trends and Forest Carbon Market Update, Dr. Puskar Khanal
4-H Forestry- Why do leaves change colors experiment?, Jaime Pohlman


CU in the Woods | Summer 2021 (full newsletter)
Your Final Harvest is Complete: So, What's Next?, Tom Brant
Improving Flora Diversity for Wildlife, Dr. Cory Heaton
South Carolina Stumpage Market Trends Q2/2021, Dr. Puskar Khanal
Chainsaw Usage: Girdling and Herbicide, Dr. Stephen Peairs
Differentiating Between Loblolly, Longleaf, and Other Southern Pines in the Woods, Ryan Bean


CU in the Woods | Spring 2021 (full newsletter)
Bleeding Orange …… Fusiform Rust, Stephen Pohlman
Edge Feathering for Wildlife Benefit, Sean Bowers
Pine Straw: Considerations for Production on Your Land, Janet Steele
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers (Sphyrapicus varius), Parker Johnson
An Update on the Asian Longhorned Beetle in South Carolina, Dr. Dave Coyle
South Carolina Stumpage Market in Q1/2021 and an Article Synthesis, Dr. Puskar Khanal


CU in the Woods | Winter 2021 (full newsletter)
Smartphones, More Than Just a Communication Device for Forest Landowners, Jeff Fellers
Update on the Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine in South Carolina, Dr. Dave Coyle
South Carolina Stumpage Market in Q4/2020 and Housing Updates, Dr. Puskar Khanal
The Post Season To-Do List for Deer Managers, Dr. Cory Heaton

Year 2020


CU in the Woods | Fall 2020 (full newsletter)
Identifying Copperhead Snakes, Parker Johnson
Homemade Devices to Determine Basal Area, Stephen Pohlman
Overall Lumber Market and SC Price Trends During the Third Quarter, Dr. Puskar Khanal
Common Pine Bark Beetles in Urban Settings, Janet Steele, Molly Darr, & Derrick Phinney


CU in the Woods | Summer 2020 (full newsletter)
Asian Longhorned Beetle Detected in SC, Dr. Dave Coyle
Pre-Commercial Thinning - An Answer to Too Much Stress, Tom Brant
Tree Declines, Dr. Dave Coyle
SC Quarterly Stumpage Price Trends and Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Forestry, Dr. Puskar Khanal
Seedling Selection Guidelines For Forest Landowners, Janet Steele
Herbicide Application: Lable is the LAW, TJ Savereno


CU in the Woods | Spring 2020 (full newsletter)
Flowering Dogwoods: Diseases and Pests, Sean Bowers
Women Changing the Face of Forestland Ownership, Janet Steele
Updating South Carolina Stumpage Prices, Puskar Khanal
Beyond the Buck: The Newest Chapter in Wildlife Planting, Dr. Cory Heaton
Wisteria is in Bloom Across South Carolina, Dr. Dave Coyle
Chemical Release of Planted Pines, Dr. Stephen Peairs


CU in the Woods | Winter 2020 (full newsletter)
Winter Activities for the Bobwhite Manager, Cory Heaton
Using Hack-and-Squirt Method to Control Undesirable Vegetation, Jeff Fellers
Updating South Carolina Stumpage Prices, Puskar Khanal
Hemlock Conservation Coalition Forms in the Upstate, Carolyn Dawson
Rounding Up the Evidence, David Coyle
The Daunting Life of an Oak Seedling, Stephen Peairs