Resources

  • Forestry Handouts

    Published on July 5, 2020

    A series of handouts about various aspects of forestry such as soil nutrients and pH, plant nutrients and soil texture.

  • Woodlot Management

    Published on March 16, 2020

    This talk will cover the basics of woodlot management to meet a variety of goals, including the production of non-timber forest products.

  • BeLEAF It or Not! 10: How do trees regenerate?

    Published on June 26, 2019

    This is another one that may surprise you! It's NOT just about seeds. Trees reproduce through several methods under a variety of optimal environmental conditions. Different tree species have different regeneration requirements.

  • BeLEAF It or Not! 8: Crowns, Trunks and Roots

    Published on June 26, 2019

    Much of what makes a tree is the basic structure and form. The crown (leaves) does the photosynthesis. The trunk provides advantageous height to the crown and transports food and fluids. The roots provide stability and absorb water and nutrients.

  • BeLEAF It or Not! 7: The Carbon Cycle and the Forest!

    Published on June 26, 2019

    Forests play a big role in Earth’s carbon cycle. Most of life consists of carbon-based molecules. Understanding the role of trees and forests contributes to a better understanding of climate change.