The land care practices in "The Woods in Your Backyard" has helped hundreds of property owners and land managers throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Our new publications, "Woodland Health Practices Handbook" and "Woodland Health Assessment Checklist," help green industry professionals apply these practices to their business services.
"The Woods in Your Backyard" 2nd edition
Order the second edition (2015) from Penn State Extension
"The Woods in Your Backyard" downloadable workbook
Downloadable workbook available in two formats (full size and mobile-friendly) with fillable PDF forms.
The Woods In Your Backyard: Creating Natural Areas from Existing Lawn or Pasture
University of Maryland Extension information sheet
"Woodland Health Practices Handbook"
Publication to help green industry professionals better serve their customers.
Woodland Health Assessment Checklist & Management Actions
Evaluate a variety of natural area conditions and identify potential areas for management, based on individual objectives.
"Woodland Health Practices: A Field Guide"
Available for sale through Penn State Extension, this pocket guide summarizes the hands-on techniques found in our "Woodland Health Practices Handbook."