Spring is a prime time for improving your property with new trees. They provide many benefits which everyone can share. Wise planning is essential to ensure the new trees meet your design needs and functional solutions as well. Follow these tips to get your tree started right and make it a long-lasting sustainable planting.
Plant science isn't just growing plants! There are enormous problems facing an increasingly complicated world. Check out "Plant Sciences: The Green Machine (High School)" to learn about the incredible diversity in the field of plant science.
With spring comes planting of trees and shrubs along with questions of best practices to ensure success. The publication "Planting Forest Trees and Shrubs in Indiana" provides an abbreviated 10-step approach to successfully plant and establish healthy, productive forest plantings.
Recently, questions and concerns have come to the Division of Forestry from forest landowners and Consultant Foresters regarding the sale of black walnut trees now because of Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD). Here is an update on the status of TCD in Indiana.
Biomass harvesting refers to harvesting where more woody material is gathered than in a traditional sawtimber harvesting. Material down to four inches in diameter is harvested along with large trees for veneer logs and saw logs. This new video explores this process, showing the harvest as well as the aftermath and regrowth.
Purdue FNR and Purdue Cooperative Extension Service - Vermillion County are presenting a series of Wildlife Management for the Private Landowner classes in Clinton, Indiana every Thursday from March 31st to May 19th.
On March 1st and 2nd, the Indiana chapters of The Wildlife Society, American Fisheries Society, and Society of American Foresters are coming together for their annual joint spring conference at the Four Winds Resorts & Marina on Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana.