Resources to help you better manage your woodlands

The Woodland Stewardship Education program has a wide variety of publications related to wildlife. Select from the categories below.

"Wildlife Management" fact sheet series

The Wildlife Management Fact Sheet series from the University of Maryland Extension introduces a variety of wildlife species found in and around Maryland.

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"Northern Bobwhite Quail" by Wildlife Management Areas is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Beneficial Birds

This series of fact sheets from the University of Maryland Extension documents a range of birds commonly found in Maryland that can be a beneficial part of managing your natural areas.

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"Bubo virgianus, Great Horned Owl" by David Illig is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Wildlife Damage Control

Some wildlife can be a nuisance. These resources address ways to diagnose wildlife damage and scientific methods for managing the issues.

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Photo by George Timko, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service. Used with permission.