Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
An additional wrinkle that may affect a rural homeowner's plans to keep an abandoned field open through infrequent mowing is that certain shrub and tree species respond very aggressively to cutting, and in a single season can put up enough new woody growth to overwhelm the available machinery,

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread John Confer
I have published over a dozen 10 professional articles on shrublands, including extensive surveys of birds nesting in different stages of early succession from abandoned field up to sapling forest. I have had several grants about management for Golden-winged Warblers and I am going to a