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-CFA Board of Directors and Staff

Welcome to the Catskill Forest Association, Inc.

We are a membership-based, nonprofit organization that provides forestry education and services to private Catskill landowners.
We are currently caring for over 79,000 acres worth of private properties across Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties.
Join your fellow landowners and get started with your $40 consultation.

How it Works:

Schedule a Consultation

Choose a Service

Achieve Property Goals

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

$40 CONSULTATIONS:
One-hour property visits by staff to help you learn about what your property holds

APPLE TREE PRUNING:
Pruning helps keep apple trees healthy and improves quality and quantity of yields

APPLE TREE GRAFTING:
A horticultural technique to help bring old, neglected trees back to fruition

PORTABLE SAWMILL PROGRAM:
We bring a state-of-the-art portable sawmill directly to your property and mill your logs to lumber on the spot.

WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT:
Forestry practices to help improve your woodlot for wildlife

INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT:
Care for trees against invasive insects, and care for forests against

TREE CARE PROGRAM:
Cabling - a cable is installed to hold two "V-crotch" stems together to prolong the tree’s life

TREE PLANTING:
CFA will plant up to 3 trees in prime locations on your property

TRAIL CAMERAS:
Ever wonder what wildlife is around when you're not?

FOREST BIRD PROGRAM:
High-Nesting Bird Boxes for ducks, owls, etc. and/or Canopy Bird Feeders that protect against squirrels & bears

PROPERTY MAPPING:
Custom property maps highlighting the property features you want to see

To schedule, call (845) 586-3054 or email cfa@catskillforest.org

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From the Forest on WIOX Radio

WIOX RADIO

From the Forest: Weekly Broadcast

We host “From the Forest,” a weekly radio show on WIOX, our local radio station in Roxbury, NY. Listen in with Ryan Trapani, John MacNaught, and other guest speakers, while they discuss trees, logging, wood, maple syrup, nuts and berries and the pressing issues central to our forests.

 

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