Resources to help you better manage your woodlands

The Woodland Stewardship Education program has a wide variety of publications related to wildlife. Please use the slide show's arrows to select from these categories:

  • Woodland Wildlife Spotlight articles
  •  Wildlife Management Fact Sheet series
  • Beneficial Birds Fact Sheet series
  • Wildlife Damage Control

Woodland Wildlife Spotlight

Since 2016, the "Woodland Wildlife Spotlight" in our quarterly Branching Out newsletter has highlighted species native to Maryland's woodlands.

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A Red Fox in Calvert Co., Maryland, 2017. Photo by Ben Springer, Maryland Biodiversity Project

"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.