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Updated: July 27, 2021

Natural Resources Income Opportunities on Private Lands Conference

The proceedings and invited papers from this conference were intended as a natural resources handbook for landowners considering enterprise options. Agricultural and natural resources professionals can use the resource to enable them to better serve farm and forest landowners, rural community leaders, and others.
Updated: July 20, 2021

Maryland Small Acreage Professional Foresters Directory (Fact Sheet 1067)

The consulting and industrial professional foresters listed in this publication are willing to work with small acreage woodland owners to encourage healthy and sustainable woodlands.
Updated: July 20, 2021

Maryland Consulting & Industrial Foresters Directory - University of Maryland Extension Fact Sheet #1059 (revised July 2021)

The Maryland Consulting and Industrial Foresters Directory lists licensed professional foresters who offer a wide range of services to woodland property owners. Services include forest stewardship plans, timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement, and much more. The Directory is for reference only and is not an endorsement of any forester listed.
Updated: June 9, 2021

The Woods in Your Backyard videos

"The Woods in Your Backyard" program has assisted thousands of property owners across the region learn how to get more from their natural areas.
Maryland Woodland Stewards Workshop 2009 - Bluestem Farm. Photo by Edwin Remsburg
Updated: June 2, 2021

Branching Out - Winter 2018

Read about the "Woodland Wildlife Spotlight" and "Invasives in Your Woodland," a recap of October's Maryland Woodland Stewards workshop, and the Brain Tickler challenge.
Garlic Mustard. Photo by Ansel Oommen,
Updated: June 1, 2021

Branching Out - Winter 2021

Registration for the spring session of "The Woods in Your Backyard" online course is now open. Our Regular features include the Woodland Wildlife Spotlight, Invasives in Your Woodland, our events calendar, and the Brain Tickler challenge.
Updated: June 1, 2021

Woodland Management: Managing your Woodlands

Publications to help you better manage your woodlands.
Updated: May 25, 2021

Maryland Forestry Economic Adjustment Strategy Summary

This Economic Adjustment Strategy assesses the impacts on community and industry caused by negative consequences of the sector’s decline and make recommendations for both industry and community-level economic recovery. 
Updated: May 18, 2021

Nutrient Recommendations for Commercial Loblolly Pine Plantations in Maryland

This publication provides detailed recommendations for applying phosphorus and potassium in commercial Loblolly pine plantations.
Updated: May 18, 2021

Developing a Custom Portable Sawmill Enterprise Budget Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet presents a sample budget for a custom portable sawmill enterprise venture.