Fire at house

Wildfire near house (Photo courtesy MD Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Service)

Updated: March 29, 2021

Resources for information about other environmental threats facing the woodlands of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region.

Forest Fires

Firewise.org - National Fire Protection Association

Wildland Fire in Maryland - Maryland DNR Forest Service

FireWise in Virginia - Virginia Dept. of Forestry

Wildfire - Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources

Wildfires - Ready.gov (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security)

 

Pollution

Riparian Buffers - UME Woodland Stewardship Education

Air Pollution Damage on Trees - UME Home & Garden Information Center

Marcellus Shale Development and Drinking Water - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet #949

 

Climate Change

Helping your woodland adapt to a changing climate - Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Service, University of Maryland Extension, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and US Forest Service (18 pages)

Helping your woodland adapt to a changing climate - summary - This one-page, two-sided digest of the above publication is suitable for workshops and displays.