University of Maryland Extension

Woodland Stewardship Education

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woodland

Call Before You Cut

Considering a timber harvest on your property? Now you can Call Before You Cut! Your woodlands are important. They are a valuable resource for your family’s enjoyment and their future, and for the environment. The University of Maryland Extension now participates in the “Call Before You Cut”...

The Online Course

The next session is scheduled to run September 5 - November 20, 2018. Registration through Eventbrite will open in late July. Since the publication of the first edition of The Woods in Your Backyard: Learning to Create and Enhance Natural Areas Around Your Home in 2006, thousands of property owners...

2016 Featured Presentations

** Visit the Maryland Woodland Stewards playlist on our YouTube channel for selected presentations recordings. ** Below are links to PDFs of featured presentations from the 2016 training. Woodland Stewards Conservation Easements - Jeremy Rothwell, Talbot County (MD) Department of Planning and...

Commercial Wood Energy Resources

Webinars and Workshops February 25, 2016 Commercial Wood Energy Grants Available: Do You Have a Viable Project? Presentations by Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension; Paul Lewandowski, AFS Energy Systems; Dan Rider, Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Chris Clark, Maryland Energy...

Residential Wood Energy Resources

Publications ID # Publication Name/Description 2013 Hearth Dealer Directory: Where to Buy Wood and Pellet Stoves - University of Maryland Extension Publication #2013 2013-A Directory of Maryland Firewood Dealers - University of Maryland Extension Publication #2013-A --- About - Maryland Woodland...

Wood Energy Opportunities

Residential Wood Energy Resources Commercial Wood Energy Resources Watch our webinar, "Learning How to Heat with Wood and Pellets: Be Warm and Save $$$," available on our YouTube channel here . (1 hour 35 minutes) Wood is a plentiful and accessible fuel for many Marylanders. Wood burns relatively...

Wildlife Management

Is leaving my woodland alone the best for wildlife and forest health? How do I encourage different species of wildlife on my property? My forest lacks herbaceous vegetation on the forest floor. How can I encourage more understory growth? I am interested in planting trees and shrubs for wildlife...

2014 Featured Presentations

** Visit the Maryland Woodland Stewards playlist on our YouTube channel for selected presentations recordings. ** Maryland Woodland Stewards: Improving Forest and Wildlife Habitat Through Education - Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension Maryland Woodlands: Past, Present, & Future -...

Ecosystem Services

ID # Publication Name/Description FS-631 Defining Ecosystem Services - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet #631 --- Ecosystem Services on Forest and Agricultural Lands of Maryland - University of Maryland & Biophilia Foundation --- Ecosystem Services on Forest and Agricultural Lands of...

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