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Our oak-hickory forests provide us with many environmental, social and economic benefits. Without proper stewardship, these benefits can be reduced through the loss of these forests. This video discusses how wildlife  More...

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Our oak-hickory forests provide us with many environmental, social and economic benefits. Without proper stewardship, these benefits can be reduced through the loss of these forests. This video discusses the role mana  More...

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices," especially when performed on urban trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree cause  More...
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Thousand cankers disease (TCD) has killed many black walnut trees in the West, and the beetle that transmits the fungus has been detected in Indiana. This publication describes TCD and Indiana's walnut product quarant  More...

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Trees and all forestlands are major assets to our cities, towns, and communities. Urban trees, in particular, provide aesthetic, functional, and environmental benefits to improve the quality of life. A well-planted an  More...

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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property value,  More...
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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property val  More...

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Purdue University Professor Barny Dunning teaches how forests are used by birds year round, important habitat features of woodlands that can benefit birds, and how woodland owners can enhance their property for birds. Ma  More...
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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree causes severe damage or even  More...
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The focus of forest science is increasingly shifting to the management of forests as complex systems rather than as simple agricultural landscapes—with a much greater appreciation for the interactive ecosystem proc  More...
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Many of Indiana's forests, especially in the southern part of the state, have been dominated by oak and hickory trees for thousands of years. In recent decades forest researchers and managers in the east-central United S  More...
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Woodlots are dynamic, vital ecosystems in the urban and suburban landscapes of the Midwest. People own these small wooded lots in urbanized areas for a variety of reasons: timber production, firewood production, recreati  More...
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Browsing by deer on planted and naturally regenerated hardwood seedlings is one of the greatest obstacles to seedling establishment in many parts of the central hardwood region. Research on tree plantings in Indiana sho  More...
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Oak splendor beetle is a wood borer that primarily attacks oaks - stressed trees are especially at risk. This publication provides distribution, identification, and biological information about this insect.

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This publication helps hardwood producers understand the tax and financial advantages (and disadvantages) related to their planting operations.  More...
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A publication for landowners with wooded areas. Covers weed control strategies and related issues.  More...
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This 11-page PDF publication describes how butternuts, native hardwood trees related to black walnuts, are often hard for landowners to identify, because they are rare and people often are not familiar with them. In addi  More...
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This 10-page PDF publication describes how butternuts, native hardwood trees related to black walnuts, are threatened by butternut canker disease and have been listed as a species of special concern by the federal govern  More...
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Healthy forests provide many benefits for private landowners and for society at large. This publication describes how a forest owner can manage and improve his timber resources for harvest. Through forest improvement lan  More...

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This 20-page publication provides an abbreviated 10-step approach to successfully plant and establish healthy, productive forest and conservation plantings in Indiana. It discusses types of plantings, site selection, sit  More...

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This 20-page publication provides an abbreviated 10-step approach to successfully plant and establish healthy, productive forest and conservation plantings in Indiana. It discusses types of plantings, site selection, sit  More...

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Scientists and natural resource managers depend on sound scientific research-based information on which to make future management decisions that will "manage our forest for sustainable wildlife and manage our wildlife  More...

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This publication provides landowners with a complete set of publications that present a scientific approach to planting and caring for fine hardwood trees and management of these stands for multiple uses. The publicatio  More...

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Many factors contribute to the success or failure of an enrichment planting operation. This publication outlines the seedling survival rates using the basic methods described in the publication.  More...
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Predicting mature stand conditions based on the current status of a stand and natural progression is often difficult and imprecise. However, intermediate silvicultural operations allow a land manager to control and shape  More...
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Managing a forest may be overwhelming. This publication provides help that is available to you to help manage your forest in a sustainable manner. The publication offers contact information for organizations and programs  More...
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Forests protect and purify water. Forest soils act like a huge sponge, capturing and filtering amazing quantities of rainfall. They slow runoff, preventing soil erosion and the resulting stream and lake sedimentation. Th  More...
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A well-managed forest that is aesthetically appealing will add value to your investment. This publication offers advice for maintaining visual buffers and scenic views and how to develop the recreation potential in your  More...
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Most landowners may immediately think of timber when considering income opportunities from their woodland. However, there are many more possibilities. This publication highlights a few of the more popular alternative ent  More...
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Developing a forest management plan is a necessary first step in sustainable forest management. This publication outlines the basics of a forest management plan which includes where to find help, setting objectives and p  More...
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A forest is more than just trees. It's a collection of hundreds or thousands of living things interacting with each other. This publication provides information on managing wildlife habitats, endangered species, the rol  More...
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This publication explains how to maintain your forest by improving tree growth, tree health, timber quality and forest regeneration.  More...
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This publication discusses the three stages of timber management: regeneration, intermediate treatments, and harvests, which, when preplanned, can create desirable habitat components.  More...
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This publication is specific to the Central Hardwood Region and discusses ecosystem management and how it places a stronger emphasis on larger spatial scales than past management approaches. The primary objectives of  More...
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This publication discusses control of water pollution resulting from forestry activities, which involves a combination of prevention and reduction measures. These measures are built into the interrelated activities of  More...
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This publication discusses interrelated forestry activities, potential pollutants, and practices to prevent and reduce pollution.  More...
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This publication discusses pest control in forests and management of forest pests. Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides are discussed.  More...
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