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Marking Gun-in-Hand – John Holzaepfel

Excerpt : For a consulting forester, perhaps the best equivalent of the axe is the tree marking gun & paint. With it, we can impact the forested landscape for years if not decades to come.  Read Full Article  

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What’s in a Title (& how might a young adult get one)? – John Holzaepfel

Excerpt: Why can this be important? One reason is that in Florida, anyone can use the business title of Forester or Wildlife Biologist even if they have no formal training or experience.  Our neighboring states have Registered Forester laws; you…

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It’s the Things You Don’t See – Eric H. Hoyer

Excerpt: I have come to suspect that, more often than not, it is non-living or abiotic factors that often result in tree decline or death.   These factors are often manifested by declining or yellowing foliage, dieback of the branches, or…

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Fall Colors in Florida – Yes, We Have Some (You Just Have to Look a Bit Harder) – Eric Hoyer

Excerpt: I’ve only lived in Citrus County for 3 ½ years but I have learned that a good percentage of residents are from places such as Massachusetts, New York, and Michigan.   I am originally from western New York (Buffalo) so…

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Infrastructure and Eminent Domain – Eric Hoyer

Excerpt: Over the years, we have all read or seen first-hand the damage trees can cause when a conflict arises with infrastructure – lifted sidewalks and driveways, topped trees under powerlines, crushed roofs, etc. We are all familiar with the…

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