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Updated: October 18, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Providers: A to Z

Entries in the Natural Area Management Services Directory are listed alphabetically.
Updated: October 18, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Invasive Plant and Vine Control

Native ecosystems in our woodlands are under increasing pressure from invasive plant species and from both native and invasive vines. Providers of invasive plant and vine control are listed here.
Updated: October 18, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Tree Planting

Planting trees helps your natural areas in many ways. They contribute to cleaner air and water, increase shade to reduce energy costs, and provide habitat for wildlife. Providers of tree planting services are listed here.
Updated: October 18, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Riparian Buffer Planting/Maintenance

Creating and maintaining effective riparian buffers are essential for stream health and overall effective ecosystem management. Providers of riparian buffer planting and/or maintenance are listed here.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Providers Directory listings

This directory is developed by the Woods in Your Backyard Partnership and the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. This directory serves as a way to connect land owners and managers to green industry services providers. The directory has been organized by service and alphabetically. Click or tap on the icons below to access the listings.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Insect or Disease Management

Woodlands are under increasing pressure from both native and invasive insects or diseases. Insect or disease management providers are listed here.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Small Woodlot Tree Harvesting

Harvesting selected trees from your small woodland can provide firewood, enable chosen trees to thrive, help to control insects and diseases, and more. Small woodlot tree harvesting providers are listed here.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Chosen Tree Management

Chosen tree management, previously known as "crop tree management," is a proactive method for encouraging selected trees in your woodland.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Firewood Cutting

Cutting firewood on your property can achieve more than one goal, such as providing fuel for heating and benefitting selected tree species. Providers of firewood cutting are listed here.
Updated: October 11, 2021

Natural Area Management Services Directory: Portable Sawmill

Sometimes it's easier to have the sawmill come to your woodlands, especially for smaller jobs. Providers of portable sawmilling are listed here.