Check out the new publication by Purdue Extension Wildlife Specialist Jarred Brooke to find out more about management practices and common problems faced by land managers who use native warm-season grass stands for wildlife.
There has been much debate in the popular press lately regarding the role of timber harvesting on forest communities. Taking a look at several large-scale studies that have investigated the effects of tree canopy removal on amphibians and reptiles can help us understand what is happening to the wildlife in our forests..
This course will provide valuable information for landowners interested in learning more about forests and woodland management in Indiana. Topics include: tree identification, forest biology, forest management planning and techniques, timber harvesting and marketing, wildlife management, and economic considerations for woodland management.
It's that time of year again. The desperate rush to find the 'perfect' tree for your annual year-end celebration is very real. Unfortunately, you chose a tree last year that died within a month and was disappointingly dull. This year, follow Dr. Lawson's tips to find the best Christmas tree!
Teachers, parents and outdoor enthusiasts will want to download this free publication, The Great Clearcut Controversy. Students investigate animal response to clearcut timber harvest, apply an engineering design process and design a viable management solution.
The calendar flipping over to October is a reminder the annual Autumn leaf color display is on its way. The perennial question is "how will the color be this year?"
Spring and Fall is prime time for improving your property with new trees. They provide many benefits which everyone can share. However, just planting a tree without some thought and planning can create a liability rather than an asset to your site.