University of Maryland Extension

Natural Resources

Man in the forestThe Natural Resources Regional Extension Specialist, Jonathan Kays, develops and implements statewide Extension education programs that are forestry and wildlife related. Jonathan's target audiences include forest owners, landowner volunteers, natural resource professionals, homeowners, and youth. Specific programs include: woodland stewardship workshops; forest wildlife volunteer outreach (Maryland Woodland Stewards); deer damage management for landscapes, farms and forests; development of natural resource income opportunities, the use of biosolids to grow forest trees, backyard forestry, and youth natural resources.

A variety of program information and publications are available. The link between you and Maryland's woodland and wildlife educational resources is, and it should help you on the way to finding information you need. Links include: forest stewardship, Branching Out - Maryland's Woodland Stewardship Newsletter, stumpage price report, wildlife management, forests and water quality, natural resource income opportunities, youth resources, and more.

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Jonathan Kays
Natural Resources Specialist
University of Maryland
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
18330 Keedysville Road
Keedysville, Maryland 21756-1104
Phone: 301-432-2767 x323
Fax: 301-432-4089

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