Resources

  • Forest Types of Michigan: Aspen (E3202-3)

    Published on November 4, 2015

    Aspen describes the composition, distribution and ecology of aspen forests, and highlights management, forest health and wildlife habitat issues.

  • Forest Type of Michigan: Northern Hardwood (E3202-2)

    Published on November 4, 2015

    Northern Hardwood describes the composition, distribution and ecology of northern hardwood forests. It’s one in a series of 19 bulletins Forest Types of Michigan that focuses on 10 forest types that commonly occur in Michigan forests.

  • Forest Types of Michigan: Common Pitfalls to Avoid (E3202-18)

    Published on November 4, 2015

    Common Pitfalls to Avoid focuses on the pitfalls of owning and caring for a woodland including lacking professional advice, selling timber without a written contract, enrolling in property tax programs for a wrong reason and planting without preparation.

  • Adaptive Management (E3224)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    Many of the management practices that are already "smart forestry" can have valuable win-win benefits for climate change adaptation.

  • Adaption Strategies and Approaches (E3223)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    Foresters and forest owners will respond to climate change in different ways, based on their judgment of the associated risks and opportunities. A range of adaptation actions can be taken, which can be selected based on management objectives.

  • How the Climate Affects Forests (E3221)

    Published on October 23, 2015

    Forests are affected by the local climate, in addition to being affected by short-term weather events. Michigan's climate has been changing over several decades, and continued climate change could result in many impacts to forests in our state.