Published on September 12, 2019
High quality sites are described by certain soil properties, particularly soils that are nutrient-rich and well-drained. The retreating glaciers left us with a generous mix of landforms and young soil compositions.
Published on August 9, 2019
Learn to recognize oak wilt and how to prevent and control this devastating disease. A timely response can mean the difference between losing one tree or many.
Published on July 26, 2019
Loggers and logging are essential to the success of our society and forest environments. Yet, like many occupations, most people are unaware of the of the job description and the people that spend their lives working in the field of logging.
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