University of Maryland Extension


This Robin's nest with eggsnon-credit course is designed for individuals wishing to increase their understanding of forests and forest management. Specifically, the General Forestry Course targets Maryland forest landowners and other citizens with an interest in the principles and practices of forestry. There are two methods of distance learning available: the web-based or online version, and the original paper version.

Note: The General Forestry Course will not be offered in the Spring of 2019.  It will be offered for the Fall 2019 Semester with registration opening on June 1.

Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. The course will begin on September 1.

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Sample Course Pages

Click on the images below for a sample of what the General Forestry Course has to offer.


Lesson 7      Interactive exercise 7


General Forestry Course
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