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.
Indiana DNR is now giving access to Indiana landowners to inexpensive, high quality seedlings. Read more to find out more about this program!
This free publication is a great guide to answer your questions regarding post-planting tree care. Sometimes supports are necessary as the staking materials provide physical barriers against mechanical damage of tree trunks, particularly damage due to lawn mowers and other lawn equipment.