Forestry Resources

Ohio and Pennsylvania Forestry & Conservation

Forestry Resources

Forest Stewardship

Forest management takes a lot of time and thought. These resources will help equip you with an understanding of management systems and principles to implement on your land.

Young Forest Habitat

Young forest habitat is essential for healthy forests and wildlife populations. These resources will give you an understanding of the importance young forest and the role in plays in forest and wildlife management.

Tree & Shrub Identification

You will find some helpful tree identification resources below. The books are excellent to use as a field reference guides while the websites can serve as a complement to the books.

Recommended Books

The Tree Identification Book by George W.D. Symonds, Photographs by Stephen Chelminski

The Shrub Identification Book by George W.D. Symonds, Photographs by A.W. Merwin


Dichotomous Key – Virginia Tech Dendrology

What Tree is That? – Arbor Day Foundation

Basics of Tree ID – Virginia Tech

Common Ohio Trees – Ohio DNR

Forest Stand Dynamics

Every tree has specific growth needs and patterns; therefore, every forest develops according to the trees within its boundaries.

Timber Harvesting

Harvesting trees is an integral part of land management. Strategic timber harvests promote efficient and productive forests.

Stream Management

Water quality is an essential aspect of proper stewardship. Land management practices should include best management practices (BMP’s) in order to maintain the integrity of clean water.

Ohio Forestry

Find some resources here that covers forestry in Ohio.

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