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Field day agenda includes tree, woodland management
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Dave Hall, owner of Hall Tree Farm in Brooklyn, examines a walnut tree. Dave and Evelyn Hall will host a forestry field day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 in the town of Brooklyn. (Photo supplied)
BROOKLYN - Woodland owners who attend a forestry field day in the town of Brooklyn from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Hall Tree Farm, W837 Yarwood Road, Brooklyn, will learn how to manage black walnut and oak timber stands and when to harvest black walnut. Other topics will include caring for stream banks, controlling invasive plants, growing shiitake mushrooms, restoring a 19th century barn and living with solar power. The field day, to be held on 160 acres of farmland, woodlands and low land along Liberty Creek, is hosted by owners Dave and Evelyn Hall, who have owned and managed the farm since 1998.