Many of Indiana's forests have been dominated by oak and hickory trees for thousands of years. The historical conditions that shaped today's forests have changed, altering forest composition and leading land managers More...
Fifty Trees of the Midwest is the ideal guide to the most common trees in the Midwest. This app helps you identify trees, create field notes, and import photos for handy reference. Use the photo-based identificati More... $3.99 at the App Store
Trees are lost or seriously damaged every year from high winds, snow, ice and other storm-related weather. This publication explains common tree injuries and how to identify them, risk assessment when trees are damaged a More... Free Download
This publication outlines the steps for assessing and inspecting trees, in order to reduce the risk of unhealthy trees falling and damaging property. Topics covered include documenting and maintaining records, inspection More... Free Download
As the definitive identification guide to the shrubs and woody vines of Indiana, this book also provides coverage of 90% of the species to be found in surrounding Midwestern US states. As well as covering indigenous spec More...
If you have never purchased and set up a real, live Christmas tree, but are considering it because you're thinking "green", you are not alone. Tree growers are seeing more interest in real trees. However, before you buy, More... Free Download
If you are looking for that perfect Christmas tree in Indiana, this six-page PDF publication is for you. In the publication, we describe various tree species and the characteristics that most tree-shoppers ask about. The More... Free Download
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... Free Download
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... Free Download
This audio tour guides you through a 150-tree trail while teaching you tree identification and forest ecology. It has the distinct advantage of demonstrating trees in a semi-natural setting and highlights all the m More...
After 30 years of extensive research, Purdue's Forestry and Natural Resources Professor Dan Cassens has released a new CD Lumber from Hardwood Trees. It is a fact-filled resource of field research and information that More...
This 32-page four-color publication shows the panels of wood that can be found in the Pfendler Hall display. Each panel is a representative portion of what that particular lumber group is like. There are 27 different p More... Free Download
The Trees of Indiana CD-ROM was designed for the student of dendrology who has some fundamental knowledge of taxonomic groupings of trees. Although this knowledge is not essential, it is helpful. An introductory secti More...
Native Hardwood Trees of the Central Hardwood Region is 15 page table listing all of the family, scientific, common names of all of the native hardwoods in the Central Hardwood Region. It contains habitat and native rang More... Free Download
The girth of most baobabs is way out of proportion to their height, invoking the image of a stubby, fat tree (see Purdue University, FNR-250 for information about fats and other lipids in trees). The enlarged trunk is us More... Free Download
There are two native magnolia species that grow well in Indiana. This publication describes the leaves, flowers, bark and fruit of the two types of magnolias. Similar species are also described. More... Free Download
Distinguishing red and white mulberry can be difficult. This publication explains the differences of red and white mulberry and how to identify them. The publication also describes similar species. More... Free Download