Published on July 2, 2019
Managing a forest is an exercise in both personal gain and providing benefits for many others, including a raft of wildlife species. Our forests require tending in order provide most of the goods and services that we expect.
Published on May 29, 2019
“Northern Hardwoods” are forests dominated by tree species such as sugar maple, red maple, basswood, hemlock, and yellow birch. This forest type is the most common in Michigan and, arguably, the most valuable in many ways.
Published on May 21, 2019
An immersive workshop experience to help K-12 teachers and other educators learn about Michigan’s rich forest resources
Published on May 15, 2019
Most people learn early on in life that fire is a bad thing, having been warned of its dangers by their parents, or perhaps learning the lesson first-hand from sitting a little too close to a campfire.
Published on May 7, 2019
As of May 1, 2019, this new invasive pest is not known to be in Michigan. Learn how to identify it and take steps to slow its spread.
Published on April 26, 2019
While many other good forestry videos can be found, “BeLeaf It or Not!” targets elementary school classrooms, with a “Bill Nye the Science Guy” approach, about a wide range of forest and forestry topics.