Information on private forest management practices, including stewardship principles, control of forest vegetation, watersheds, wetlands, native plants and sustainable forestry. Tips on managing small woodlots, forest education and maintaining roads.
In this online course, forest landowners and tax professionals learn about forest finance, and timber sales and taxation in order to save money on taxes.
The Pennsylvania's Forest Stewardship Program is a voluntary program to help forest landowners learn to improve and maintain the ecological health of their land. Private landowners who own between 5 and 1,000 acres of forestland can join the program.
By David R. Jackson, Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D., Allyson Brownlee Muth, Ed.D.
This full color publication will assist woodland owners in examining their woodlands.
This article explains the benefits of forest stewardships and provides information to forest landowners for developing a forest stewardship plan.
This publication is a nontechnical guide to forest resource management. Information includes an overview of Pennsylvania forests, guidelines for forest resource management, and relevant regulations.
By enhancing or creating natural areas and woodland, landowners can enjoy recreation, aesthetics, wildlife, and water quality. This workshop teaches stewardship of small parcels of land.
This article focuses on the values and methods of establishing wooded areas on rural property.
This handbook is designed as a practical reference for woodland owners and natural resource professionals regarding the management of forested wetlands.
The dirt and gravel roads that run through your forest play an important role in the management of your woodlands.
By David R. Jackson, James Finley, Ph.D.
Competing plants, deer, and insufficient light on the forest floor can interfere with regeneration. This article addresses how to manage these issues.
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Learn about forest ecosystems, management, and stewardship practices, as well as wildlife, water, tree identification and measurement, and legacy planning.
This article details control methods involving pesticides and herbicides by application method.
When considering basal bark treatments for timber stand improvement and/or forest regeneration establishment projects, it is important to know what species are targeted for treatment.
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Learn about forest trees, wildlife, water, ecology and silviculture. Learn to teach children and teens with activities and through curriculum recommendations.
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Learn practical knowledge and skills about forest trees, wildlife, and water, as well as forest ecology, management, and silviculture.