University of Maryland Extension

Ecosystem services

Oak Masting: A Tale in Tree Rings (Frostburg University)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Frostburg State University
Trees are one of the most charismatic plants we observe in our forests; they inspire awe and provide resources to humans as well as valuable ecosystem services. A critical component of wildlife habitat and resources, trees help tell part of the ecosystem's story. Dendrochronology, or the study of...

Ecosystem Services on Forest and Agricultural Lands of Maryland: A Survey of Maryland Tree Farmers and Agricultural Landowners

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This webinar will focus on the finding of Prof. Tjaden's socio-economic research study completed in 2013. It assessed the knowledge of forest landowners and commodity farmers on ecosystem services, and their willingness to participate in a payment for ecosystem service program. The objectives of...
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