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Trees can grow in ways that are not always the safest or most sustainable for long-term health and safety. This can happen for many reasons: species characteristics, growing location, or lack of proper pruning in earl  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 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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This link takes you to the Publications & Presentations section of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,  More...

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The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) helps students understand wildlife ecology and management practices. In addition, students gain skills in teamwork, oral and written communication, decision-making, and leade  More...
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For many different reasons, more and more people in larger cities want to reuse urban trees scheduled for removal. People who are part of the "green movement" want to turn urban trees into something more valuable than fi  More...
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Trees are cultivated in public and private landscapes in and around cities and towns. They are grown for the tremendous contributions they make both to the environment and the quality of people's lives. In this urban for  More...
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This 10-page publication provides information for any family considering the purchase of a woodland, or any owner considering whether or not to dispose of one. It deals with the practical realities of real estate owners  More...
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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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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...

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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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Storage of wood biomass is not a new concern, but our current focus on using wood for renewable energy has brought it back to researchers' attention. Many barriers stand in the way of the use of wood biomass for energy.  More...
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Indiana is home to more than 100 species of shrubs that are native to the state and the Midwest. This publication was inspired by the work of pioneer botanist Charles Deam.

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A great companion reference book to the Shrubs of Indiana CD, the book Native Trees of the Midwest is a definitive guide to identifying trees in Indiana and surrounding states. Descri  More...

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This 25-page PDF describes 39 different invasive species that grow, spread aggressively, and displace native or desirable forest vegetation. These plants can degrade native food resources and cover for wildlife, threaten  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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White-tailed Deer have the ability to change the structure and composition of forests throughout their range. This coupled with their proliferation have led some to term the whitetail an ecological keystone species. Howe  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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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...

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This publication provides the landowners with an overview of some of the disease problems (or potential problems) associated with growing hardwood tree species in the Central Hardwood Region.  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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This publication discusses the methods and terminology of tree improvement, and landowners can make informed decisions about what to expect from advertised products and whether they are a good value.  More...
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As the title implies, this publication discusses planning the tree planting operation. It discusses the importance of planning, site inspections, making a plan, silviculture, and it provides a timeline for major planning  More...
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Site preparation is used to create favorable growing conditions for hardwood seeds and seedlings, and to facilitate tree planting operations. This publication provides information on site conditions that require site pre  More...
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The Importance of Hardwood Tree Plantings publication provides a brief overview of several key societal and environmental attributes that hardwood plantations provide, for example, timber production, wildlife habitat, fo  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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Herbicides applied for weed control can damage and even kill hardwood trees. This publication discusses recovery of loss from herbicide injury, soil compaction, frost damage, frost cracks, dieback, sunscald, ice, salt, f  More...
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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...
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This publication helps hardwood tree producers understand the tax and financial advantages (and disadvantages) related to their planting operations.  More...
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Once trees are planted and begin growing, damage from wildlife can threaten their quality. In this 8-page publication (PDF) we discuss how to identify and minimize loss and manage injury caused by wildlife to hardwoods.  More...
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The success of a hardwood restoration project starts with seedlings. This publication discusses the types of nursery operations, procurement and processing of seeds, sowing seeds and culturing seedlings.  More...
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Successful establishment of hardwood plantings requires planning, a commitment of time and resources, proper planting, maintenance, and protection. This publication provides information about seedling care and handling,  More...
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This publication focuses on planting hardwood trees that are valuable to wildlife. The publication covers the variety, size and location of trees and shrubs to plant. Also included is a chart with selected tree and shrub  More...
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This publication discusses the proper planning and preparations of any timber harvesting.  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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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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Discusses site selection and preparation, sources of seedlings, plantation establishment, weed control, pruning, fertilization, thinning, and insect and disease pest problems.  More...
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This publication outlines the veneer manufacturing process and general markets of veneer. It also discusses the characteristics affecting the quality and value of sliced veneer as well as of standing trees and logs. I  More...
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A tree measuring stick used to determine diameter in inches and volume in board feet.  More...

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This publication discusses woodland ownership objectives, the steps involved in timber removal, alternatives for harvesting residue, and timber harvesting considerations.  More...
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This publication discusses the problem of stain and its prevention in logs and lumber. Types of stain included.  More...
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This bulletin introduces some basic information concerning black walnut, and points out where additional information and assistance can be found.  More...
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Information is provided in this publication about the characteristics and uses of many Indiana species of hardwoods.  More...
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Discusses the black walnut improvement program and the characteristics of patented cultivars developed by Purdue University.  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 financial maturity, which is a concept that provides the maximization of monetary returns from an investment in an appreciating asset (one increasing in value over time). It is also a guide t  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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Information in this publication covers the financial aspects, including projected costs and revenues, of a well-managed timber stand improvement program. It also provides methods for calculating projected costs and re  More...
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This publication discusses the importance of spray equipment calibration.  More...
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This report will present total tree oven-dry weights for small diameter hard and soft hardwoods. In addition, information is included on top weight data for sawlog size oak in Indiana and regional data for oak and othe  More...
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This publication describes how to identify an unknown wood by using wood rays, color, hardness, and figure. Contains a key to 16 common Indiana woods.  More...
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