University of Maryland Extension

Forest Threats - Other Environmental Threats

Wildland Fire approaches a home

Forest Fires

Firewise.org - National Fire Protection Association

"Are You Firewise?" - Nevin Dawson, Forest Stewardship Educator, University of Maryland Extension (Previously Published in The Delmarva Farmer)

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 (US Dept. of Homeland Security)

Contaminants & Toxics

 

Pollution

Riparian Forest Buffers - Nevin Dawson, Forest Stewardship Educator, University of Maryland Extension (Previously Published in The Delmarva Farmer)

Riparian Buffers - UME Woodland Stewardship Education

Saving Your Soil and the Chesapeake Bay - University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet #704

Air Pollution - Trees - UME Home & Garden Information Center

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


 

Snow storm in forest

 

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.

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