Published on September 4, 2020
Prions from infected cervids are present in blood and spinal fluid, and they are shed across the landscape in waste products where they can last for decades. Chronic wasting disease will significantly impact the Michigan deer population.
Published on July 6, 2020
MSU fire ecologist Jessica Miesel is leading a team that received a $454,000 grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to explore the ability of forests to be resilient and recover from forest fires.
Published on June 8, 2020
Explore ways your backyard can protect and promote wildlife and clean water with MSU Extension experts.
Published on April 16, 2020
Michigan has large volumes of standing dead trees. The distribution varies among species, sizes, and geographically around the state. These stories speak volumes about how these resources are valued.
Published on March 16, 2020
Forest types are largely defined by the dominant tree species within the canopy of a stand. However, the under-story regeneration often varies, sometimes suggesting long-term forest type changes.
Published on March 3, 2020
Many Michigan farms include a significant woodlot. Good management can improve your woodlot’s productivity and value.