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GREENWICftJOlJRNAL Page-14- * SALEM PRESS Thursday, Febraary 5,1976 onscrvstion c oixiixxeii ts Ji Since 1890 \If you don'tf know diamonds, know your jeweler\ 220 Glen Street Glens Falls, N.Y. EQMUNJ) w , c o w ie OPTOMETRIST 326 Congress St., Troy AS 2-3821 Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted ContactLenses by Appointment' Closed Thursday Sept. thru June The February meeting of the W.C.Q.C.C. was . postponed, until this Sun­ day because of had roads. George Beagle is the only brave hunter that we have ‘heard of. He shot three - coons the. other night and got two but had to go/bach the next day and climbr- the tree for the third. Better train that dog to do ‘the climbing, George. 1 We send our sympathy tfe Linda Decker who lost her father. Hope to see you all Sunday night. Ringtail by Paul M. Kelsey - New York State RegionalCoriservation Educator ; - Reforestation for Wildlife. There are many farms across New York state' which have seen more -productive days^Some of these long 'sihce have returned, either naturally or by reforestation, to what they can produce best — timber. However, there are still many which are growing goldenrod, raspberries and summac, and the new owners aren’t the least bit inter­ ested .in making an eco- - nomieally productiveagri- cultural operation out of their holding. Their prime , interest' is • in having a retreat from the tensions of the hectic work-a-day world.’ As ‘ they wander over their .holdings to relax, they begin to see little management that should not-be overlooked is that wildlife likes edger= that is, the area of change between one type of cdver and another. Wildlife ani­ mus don't like to travel very far from an edge, so a, large plantation with trees of the sarne age and species may show very little wildlife use in its center. > . The'edge axiom can be applied to reforestation in two ways: First, by planting strips of different species, and second, by, staggering the planting over several years. Since most from-4iis time-and- thei financial .investment .in of a plantation for wildlife things that, can be done to increase the fuft that th 6 y wUl have h ilher^te% f or -many, this in^v|| ^ Ih g things which t^;inicreas 6 the ainoipbof wildlifethat. is' available for recrea­ tional purposes. This., of course, means both for. hunting and for* just plain watching. ' \Once this possibility enters a new owners, mind, one of the first things that he thinks of is planting conifers. More often than not, planting can- be very productive of new wildlife'habitat on an unused farm. To gejt the . such a venture, it should be properly planned as a long range project, for there are many ways that, such work could result in reduced wildlife over the years if done improperly. - One axiom of wildlife are probably its first 20 , the longer the planting program is extended, the longer there will be plots at the maximum potential age. ~ Better than starting planting at One side of the . I. !-l .r, I. \ property and\ moving 16-' Ward the other side is to -plant-a small acreage in one part the first year and move to another section the next; In this way you get .protective cover spots scattered around the farm.' In a rotation .like this, the first planting will be several years old before another planting is made in the same area. By that time the two planta­ tions, though side by side, will have an edge between them, . iw .... The most heavily usect- plantations) I have seen reones/fcnat were made u p o f species of trees planted in strips of 10 to 20 rows each. The very best of these included black lo­ cust, a tree whose .direct benefits’, to .wildlife are limited; but as a leguine is valuable-in fixing nitrogen in the soil so that it can be used by other jplaiits. TEST understory of a locust plantation is much more - lush than that of the surrounding territory. Wildlife feeding patterns in -the -area show a grow’ in deiise spruce shade. Larch 'is .at the other extreme, letting a great deal of light through ^ \even-duriDg the growing season When it has its needled. Its understory preference for this more nutritious food. There is. one drawback to strip planting, jhowever , thaf landowners' should consider. Strip plantings are less efficient from a forest management stand­ point. Ybur local forester .... shrubs will continue to can-give you complete grow in the understory, information from which giving the plantation ex- you can* make an intelli- tended value for wildlife, gent decision as to which • , For those Meresied in —the flaoss- may have abundant food. If not thiipied __at the proper time to prevent the trees from stagnating, pines wilt also shade out undergrow th. When properly thinned, how­ ever, hardwoods and suitable for your needs. • Different types d'f Coni­ fers give different results. Spruce produce the'dens­ est cover, offering the most protection from wind, weather and predr ators. Nothing else will Cambridge Lanes L.nurcn Teams West Hebron Baptist Salem Stifrap Church White Creek Methodist St. Patricks East Greenwich West Hebron Salem Methodist' Stump Church Tom Braymer Bob Lyons BobChambers Bill McMorris Maurice Taber Bill Chesbro Harry Beelen Bob Hart Henry Dark Jack Wheeldon Carl Wulff Bill Chambers “Glen McLenithan Won Lost 11 9' 8 5 S 5 3 2 1 3 4 • - 2 - 7 7 9 10 903 2470 855 2373 832 2351 792 2342 204 550 201 201 547 529 179 525 202 521 ISO 519 208 204 ^ 192 185 184 183 180 International Teams Camb. Rec. Top Hat 4 Mc’s & C Screw Balls Gusto Gang Won 63 Lost. 21 52 32 46Vj 37Vj 41 40 44 Camb. Val. Livestock 36 48 HalfWits 33 Vi 50Vj Fedlers 24 60 Camb. Rec. 862 2495 Top Hat 864 2448 Screw Balls 856 2432 James Blanchfield 185 551 Robert Dupuis 194 Kenny Bates 20337 Lionel Gough 205 Frank Podolec 180 538 5 535 531 National Teams Top Hat n Hot Heads Rolaids Messinas Mobil P & B Const. Jamaican Express Mavericks Watkins Electric Hot Heads .! ----- William Douglas Gary Rainstrom Robert Dupuis Albert Messina Robert Welch Alan MacNeil Richard Randles Alan Robertson Bruce Baker 'James Duouis Dennis Saari Won Lost 55 V, 28'/? 53 31 47 37 43 Vi 40 Vj 39 45 34 50 33 51 - 31 53 . 1004.2647 244 >592 222 570 209 589 219 553 182 536 202 516 191 512 183 504 • 190 503 206 200 Women Alley Go Anonymous Spectacles. LateStarters FourCloyers Fumbling Fools planting this spring, ap- plications for conifers raised on the state'sf nursery are available from offices of the department of'Environmental Conser­ vation, Cooperative Ex­ tension service^ and Soil Conservation service. Skiers compete Saturday The best' downhill ski ‘ racers m the east com­ peted in the annual Gov­ ernor’s cup race held on the fast downhill course on Whiteface mountain, take Placid, Saturday, January 3L The course was in great shape and extremely fast. Many of the competitors attained top speeds of nearly 75 Tn.p:hras~theyshot down .the 1.4 mile course with average times of 50 m.p.h. One of Willard’s top downhiller's, Jim. Plunk­ ett, took a second in the first run but was upended in the second and was unable to finish. Another top downhiller from Wil­ lard, Ken LanSr 'unfor­ tunately drew the number one starting position, in both races. The number one starting position is a big disadvantage „.a§ the track is not ’patted and , much slower tfaniriater on in the race. Even so, he was able to take a tenth in the first race. Jean Idleman, tie only girl from Willard com­ peting; had two very sound runs and placed 15th and 8 th. This was probably Jean’s strongest downhill race of her career, and was the best, showing of any of the girls representing, New York state. Teams Won Lost HotelCamb. 69' 3 Get Togethers 52 20 Great Expectations * 45 Vi 26 * ' 4G 32 391/2 32'A 37, 35 34y 2 ,37'/2 33 39 . —A-food-s held • at the. ecjuc^ioitbuiij February 13, ■ Those \yfc*o w ordersm&y-co: Mattesott .,6 Rh I a or Agnes February 8 . —Mr. and I i Carver are §p« time in Florid? sister, MissH and his iirotfe Carver. -Dr. C. S' erts of '-Los visited fcus'p and Mrs,' Co: erts., while h< ness in 'Jroy. —Mn and Armstrong an White CSreek day with, his ; and Mrs. i strong. w CARB0F ’ * Many thanl ; Justin, TonH ■ Keys, Sale squad, Salei partment, 1 county Sheri ment, M.Y, Mrs. Ronald gr Ezell, and IL persons \who ] mw way oa th January 27 v the flood war all very much Meta and Hi \Vicky Fredi CARD OF I wis3h to thanks fco the nurses at th Clellan hosp care, and to visited me bered me wi Hi C A R D 0B My feunily express our; many tfcianks Rescue squj ' the yeairs ha’ kindnesss an< 30 -29 Satidbagers \RolliflgPiiB- 25 im 42. 43 m ,47 Vt .50 Forget.Me Nots . HotfetCafiib. : 6541819 LateStarters. 572 1826 Karen.Dusha ■ 190 537 - Lois Br 6 wn 173 486 ’ Alma ljfadden %82 462 . Lynne Fairbanks .181 vic#gi|d;';.. • 178' 17? .... Dprtitby^ittiih 175 Sylvia Mowery \ 175 Judy Dupuis 165 ' Sue Robertson 163 %) Seating . plan set ' for game : v. i Greenwich ,will play : Schuylerville atbksketball ! this Friday evening in ' Greenwich. The game wpl I probably be an ’exciting • one^and well-attended, as j it has in past years. . ^ • Dr. John E. litzgerild, : principal ofthe Greenwich : high-school, h|is stressed that the ticket dotir near the auditorium will open . at &30 p.mJ sharp. Par.ent| of students^ ’ ‘ inyolved-in the basketball p program, who hold ad- ! vaiic6 sal$ tickets, are 1 asked to enter the school’s ' * ' main door, which will also ’ open ,at 6:30. _____ _ last year, notes' ‘ Dr. Fitzgeraldr- -simiJfir- jiro-- cedutes were followed and everyone was seated by 6:50,'. -6 V X'- t e f i The Lar; Since 1 In Ftie f Comes Brings I l 4 I i Traced back to latin,- the ^ord “altmony” -literally ■ means, “eating money,'’

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