University of Maryland Extension


In this issue: Learn about available online resources from the Woodland Stewardship Education program and about our new Woodland Wildlife Wednesday webinar series. There's news about the fall session of the General Forestry Course and...More info

Winter Workshop: Reforesting Your Neighborhood

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
VFW Post 467
Learn how to create healthy residential woodland ecosystems using the sustainable landscaping principles of woodland gardening. Speakers from University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County Forestry Board and Maryland Forest Service will show you how to improve wildlife habitat and pollinator...

Maryland's Forest Resources in a Dynamic Enviroment: Assessing the Future Confidence and Sustainability of Maryland's Forest Industry

The forest products industry continues to be Maryland's fifth largest manufacturing industry, directly employing more than ten thousand residents with an annual employee compensation of over $600 million. For every forest industry job in Maryland, three additional jobs are created. But the 2008...

Walnut Council 2013 Annual Meeting

Sunday, Jul. 21, 2013 - 10:00am to Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2013 - 11:30am
Ramada Inn, Morgantown WV
This year's Walnut Council annual meeting will be held from July 21-24 in Morgantown, WV, with field trips to Southwestern Pennsylvania and Eastern West Virginia. The Council is an organization of landowners and scientists with interest in growing hardwood trees. Field tours and indoor program will...

Ecosystem Services Symposium

Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wye Research & Education Center
One day symposium to promote the concept of ecosystem services provided by Maryland’s terrestrial and aquatic resources. The symposium is being organized by MAES, ENST & Wye REC. See documents attached for details on Posters, Agenda, and Handouts. Contact Jean Hopkins at or 410...

Riparian Forest Buffers Slide Presentation

What is a riparian forest buffer? The following is the Riparian Forest Buffers slide presentation. The purpose of this slide presentation is to provide an overview as to what riparian forest buffers are, their functions and values, establishment, recommended species, and incentive programs. This...
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