Posts in Land Management
Supporting Our Park’s Great Forests

Forest Park Forever's Park Ecologist Amy Witt recently put together a new interpretive sign in Kennedy Forest to teach Park visitors a little bit more about the importance of forest stand improvement. This conservation method is considered a best practice for ensuring the health of our native forests. 

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Trees Company: A Winter Morning Planting with the FPF Crew

Days in January, despite their frigid temperatures and overcast gloom, are known to be the best for planting trees. The ground is cold, but the new plants incur less shock if they go in when they are dormant as long as the soil isn’t frozen. And while the horticulturists who spend hours hauling, digging, planting and mulching the trees may curse the cold, they’re willing to do it for the long-term impact it will have on Forest Park.

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