Membership Benefits

Membership in the Catskill Forest Association is open to anyone interested in Promoting Forest Stewardship In The Catskills. CFA covers a six-county region in Central New York State. CFA’s membership is made up of people who own land and those who do not. We have members living in the Catskill...

On Site Visits

Click here to Download the Onsite visit Program PDF TYPICAL VISITS INCLUDE: Boundary identification Discussion of goals & objectives Tree Identification Land-use history Timber value assessment & planning Wildlife habitat assessment & planning Forest health Which trees should be cut & which should not be cut     APPLICATION FEE...

Tree Marking Program

HOW TO BEGIN? Click here to Download our Tree Marking Program PDF         On-Site Visit Make an appointment A CFA Forester will visit your woodland He will select both the area & trees to be marked by the acre Fee is $200 (includes 1-year membership)   Marking...

Forestry for Wildlife

Download the Forestry for Wildlife Brochure in PDF Format COST  –  Price estimates are developed at the end of an on-site visit. DOES YOUR FOREST LOOK LIKE THIS? WHAT IS WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT? On-Site Visit costs $200 plus mileage. Includes one year CFA membership ($50 value) Forestry for Wildlife The...

Woodland Use Guide

The Catskill Region is dominated by woodlands. Most towns inside this region are over 75% forested. However, beneath the forested canopy are many invisible survey lines encompassing parcels of land owned by thousands of landowners. Even though some landowners underestimate the significance of owning only 10 acres or so, the...

Trail Camera Program

Trail Camera Program – Download the Trail Camera Program Brochure in PDF Format Ever want to know what animal is using the trail in the woods? Or what animal is visiting the compost pile? Or maybe you do know and would just like to obtain pictures of these animals. The trail...

Apple Tree Grafting

Apple Tree Grafting – Download the Grafting Brochure in PDF format Preserving fruit of the past, into the future “Your Place For Impartial Forestry Advice.” Schedule an appointment during late winter/early spring & we’ll see what you have. COST  – $200 + mileage (includes a$50 membership) – If graft doesn’t unionize...

The Growing Deer Debate

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Margaretville Central School, 415 Main Street Margarville, NY 12455

The Growing Deer Debate: Discussing Solutions for Deer Impact on the Environment A day long conference for Natural Resource Professionals, Foresters, Farmers, Ochardists, Landscapers, Landowners and Nature Lovers to gather and discuss all available solutions to the growing impact the deer population is having on the environment in the Catskills Mountain Region and throughout the eastern United States.


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