• Forestry, Wetlands, and Habitat *A* Syst (FAS115)

    Published on April 13, 2021
    Landowners may use this publication to assist in becoming MAEAP verified.

  • Spotted Lanternfly: A Colorful Cause for Concern

    Published on November 30, 2020
    Learn how to identify spotted lanternfly and take steps to slow its spread.

  • 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.

  • 4-H Forestry Camp Instructor Guide

    Published on June 28, 2020
    The 4-H Forestry Camp Instructor Guide (4H1754) is an all-encompassing resource designed to assist leaders and teaching participants (including professional foresters) in delivering the basic principles of forest management concepts to youth.

  • USDA Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 162: Spongy Moth

    Published on April 1, 2020
    The USDA's Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet (FIDL) 162 provides information about spongy moth, formerly gypsy moth, affecting forest trees in the United States.

  • Smart Gardening to prevent oak wilt

    Published on August 9, 2019
    Smart Gardening tip sheet on how to recognize, prevent and control oak wilt.

  • BeLeaf It or Not! 6: Photosynthesis and Respiration in Trees!

    Published on June 26, 2019
    Trees employ both photosynthesis AND respiration, although some people associate respiration only with animals. Photosynthesis is a chemical process that stores energy (as glucose) and captures carbon & oxygen for tissue construction.

  • 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.

  • 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! 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.