Agroforestry Resource Center
6055 Route 23, Acra, NY 12405

Our Agroforestry Center in Acra, New York

Agroforestry Resource Center

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Agroforestry Resource Center is a regional center for education, demonstration and research with a focus on the benefits of woodlands to people, waterways and wildlife. Educational and experiential programs at the Agroforestry Resource Center are aimed at encouraging people to preserve and enhance the ecological, economic and human health benefits of forested land.

students from Windham-Ashland-Jewett (WAJ) Science Club learn about tree identification in the Siuslaw Model Forest (May 2016)

What We Do

Since its establishment in 2003, the Agroforestry Resource Center has hosted hundreds of educational events, drawing an audience of thousands from around the region and across the Northeast.

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Sign for Siuslaw Model Forest

Siuslaw Model Forest

The Siuslaw Model Forest is a property dedicated to education, research and demonstration of sustainable forestry and agroforestry techniques.

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Tree Sap Drip Buckets


Learn how to better utilize the natural resources in your local forests and community with our agroforestry page

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Suislaw Model Forest

Choosing A Forester

In addition to timber harvest work, professional foresters can also help with non-harvest questions, like forest trail design, appraisals, tax basis determination, advice about forest property tax programs, and managing for wildlife

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Hiking through the woods

Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Visit our section of pages on Woodlot Management for resources that can help you make your woods healthier and more productive.

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Last updated February 6, 2019