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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Multiflora Rose
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Musk Thistle
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Oriental Bittersweet
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Pale Swallowwort
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Periwnkle
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Porcelainberry
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Princess Tree
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Privets
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Reed Canary Grass
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Russian Olive
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Sheep Sorrel
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Siberian Elm
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Silk Tree
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Spotted Knapweed
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Sycamore Maple
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Tree of Heaven
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Tropical Soda Apple
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Wild Chervil
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Wineberry
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Winged Burning Bush
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Winged Euonymus
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Yellow Starthistle
Invasive Plants
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Eastern Native Plants Resource List Directory
Education
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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants
Invasive Plants
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Cooperative Weed Management Areas Brief
Invasive Plants
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Recycling Municipal Trees This publication is a guide to marketing saw logs from street tree removals and municipalities.
Cesa, Edward; Lempicki, Edward; Knotts, J. Howard
NA-TP-02-94
Forest Products
Remote Sensing Techniques for Rapid Assessment of Forest Damage Caused by Catastrophic Climatic Events Catastrophic climatic events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and ice storms can cause billions of dollars in damage to infrastructure and personal property, loss of lives, and damage to natural resources. Forests are especially susceptible to these events. The following is a list of recent climatic events in North America that have had devastating effects on forest resources.
Ciesla, William; Frament, William; Miller-Weeks, Margaret
NA-TP-01-01
Forests
Riparian Forest Buffers: Function and Design for Protection and Enhancement of Water Resources This publication discusses the function and design of repairian forest buffers.
Welsch, David J.
NA-PR-07-91
Forests
Managing your Land
Trees
Water
Sourcebook on Criteria and Indicators of Forest Sustainability in the Northeastern Area This sourcebook represents a collaborative effort between the USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, the Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters, and the Northeastern Forest Resource Planners Association to address the issue of measuring forest sustainability. Forest Service and State resource professionals work to facilitate the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of information to foster the conservation and sustainable management...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-TP-03-02
Forests
Sustainability Assessment Highlights for the Northern United States This publication provides a snapshot of today’s forests and a baseline for tracking future trends. The highlights are based on a comprehensive assessment of forest sustainability organized according to an international system of criteria and indicators known as the Montreal Process. Criteria define broad categories of sustainability; indicators are specific measurements within each category. The criteria address biological diversity, the productive capacity of the forest, ecosystem health, soil...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-TP-05-03
Managing your Land
The Eastern Tent Caterpillar NA-FB-37 The eastern tent caterpillar is often mistaken for the gypsy moth. Though they are similar in appearance, they differ inhabits.The fully grown eastern tent caterpillar is about 2 inches long, black with a white stripe along the middle of the back anda row of pale blue oval spots on each side. It is sparsely covered with fine light brown hairs.
Robert Rabaglia, Maryland Department of Agriculture Daniel Twardus, USDA Forest Service
NA-FB-37
Insects and Diseases
The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Northeast Regional Action Plan This publication details the goals, desired outcomes, management options, outcome measures, and priority implementation tasks for the Northeast Cohesive Strategy Region. These actions, as identified by the Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (RSC), will enable the Northeast Region to make progress in achieving the overarching goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Restore and Maintain Resilient Landscapes, Fire Adapted Communities, and Wildfire Response. Addressing...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-PR-01-15
Fire
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2005 The Northeastern Area, a unit of the State and Private Forestry branch of the USDA Forest Service, serves the 20 Northeastern and Midwestern States and the District of Columbia. We work with State forestry agencies and many other partners to influence the wise management, protection, and sustainable use of urban and rural forest resources. We provide financial support and professional expertise to States, private forest landowners, nonprofit groups, tribal nations, and communities, protecting...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-06-06
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2006 The Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry is a major unit of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Northeastern Area works in partnership with State forestry agencies and others to promote the wise management, protection, and sustainable use of urban and rural forest resources, primarily on non-Federal lands. Most often, specialists provide services to States, who in turn deliver direct assistance to landowners and communities. Programs are voluntary and nonregulatory,...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-01-07
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2007 The Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry (NA), a unit of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, covers a 20-State region and the District of Columbia. The region is home to 41 percent of the nation’s people and 23 percent of its forests. Private landowners hold nearly 130 million acres, including forest land owned by almost 5 million family forest landowners. Overall, Northeast and Midwest forests are healthy and productive. The landscape continues to produce more forest...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-02-08
Forests
The Year In Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2008 People and abundant open space come together in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States. In no other place do private landowners control a greater share of the landscape. Globally, about 90 percent of wooded lands are publicly owned.1 By contrast, private landowners in the 20 Northeastern and Midwestern States and the District of Columbia own 130 million acres, roughly 75 percent of the region’s forest land. This region contains one of the largest concentrations of privately owned forests...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-05-09
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2009 The 20 Northeast and Midwest States and the District of Columbia are home to 41 percent of the Nation’s population and contain 23 percent of the Nation’s forests, some 172 million acres. Here, the majority of the forest land—74 percent—is owned by private citizens and corporations. The Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry (NA S&PF), a unit of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, encourages and supports sustainable management of the region’s non- Federal forest land....
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-2009
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2010 The forested landscapes of the Northeast and Midwest, which stretch from the Mississippi River to the eastern seaboard, present one of the most unique natural resource management challenges in the country. Nowhere else in the Nation is the landscape so densely wooded and densely populated, which makes the connections between healthy people and healthy forests heavily intertwined in this region. Trees and forests improve our quality of life and provide us with clean air, clean water, wildlife...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-01-11
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2011 The people of the 20 Northeastern and Midwestern States live with an abundance of forests. Despite having 9 of the 10 most densely populated States in the country, the region is the nation’s most heavily forested, with 42 percent of its land area in forests. The region also has the top four most forested States percentage-wise, with Maine at 89 percent, New Hampshire at 85 percent, Vermont at 78 percent, and West Virginia at 78 percent. The Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry (NA S...
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-IN-03-12
Forests
The Year in Forestry State and Private Forestry in the Northeast and Midwest Fiscal Year 2013 The people of the 20 Northeastern and Midwestern States live with an abundance of forests. Despite having 9 of the 10 most densely populated States in the country, the region is the nation's most heavily forested, with 42 percent of its land area in forests. The region also has the top four most forested States percentage-wise, with Maine at 89 percent, New Hampshire at 85 percent, Vermont at 78 percent, and West Virginia at 78 percent.
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA–IN–05–13
Forests
Timber Management Field Book 2008 Edition This field boook publication discusses timber management.
Sykes, Karen
NA-MR-02-08
Forest Products
Timber Management Field Book This publication has been in use since the late 1960's and is a popular field tool for foresters to accomplish field work. It is used to access information on timber volumes, site indexes, surveying and cruising data, reforestation, scaling, and other silvicultural information while in the field. The new field book revises and supersedes NA-MR-7 "Timber Management Field Book" and NA-FR-15 "Reference Handbook for Foresters."
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-MR-02-08
Managing your Land
Tree Owner's Manual-National Edition One common issue facing our urban forests is the fact that trees are dying prematurely. Many are planted improperly, setting them up for failure. Many do not receive regular maintenance. And few are adequately protected during construction projects. To help remedy this issue, the Forest Service has created this manual. Just like the owner's manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, this manual includes a parts list, instructions for installation, tips for troubleshooting common...
Johnson, Jill R.; Johnson, Gary R.; McDonough, Maureen H.; Burban, Lisa L.; Monear, Janette K.
NA–FR–01–10
Greening Your Community
Trees
Tree Owner’s Manual for the Northeastern Midwestern United States One common issue facing our urban forests is the fact that trees are dying prematurely. Many are planted improperly, setting them up for failure. Many do not receive regular maintenance. And few are adequately protected during construction projects. To help remedy this issue, the Forest Service has created this manual. Just like the owner's manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, the manual includes a parts list, instructions for installation, tips for troubleshooting common issues,...
Johnson, Jill R.; Johnson, Gary R.; McDonough, Maureen H.; Burban, Lisa L.; Monear, Janette K.
NA-FR-04-07
Greening Your Community
U.S. Forest Service Stewardship Financing of Forest Legacy Conservation Easements The purpose of this publication is to present information about existing state Forest Legacy stewardship programs, and to provide information to state government agencies about options for financing long-term conservation easement stewardship of land protected by the Forest Legacy Program (FLP). The FLP is a federally-funded program that is administered by the states.
Brickner-Wood, Dea
NA-FR-01-14
Forests
UPPER MISSISSIPPI FOREST PARTNERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS 2005–2010 This partnership began in 2005 with the belief that stewardship and restoration of forests of the Upper Mississippi River Basin would help address the problems of water pollution and loss of bird habitat. Maintaining and restoring forests addresses both of these issues by producing clean water and providing food and nesting habitat for birds.
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry
NA-IN-05-11
Greening Your Community
Urban Forest Health Forest Service Needs Assessment Survey: Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry Results and Recommendations Urban Forest HealthForest ServiceNeeds Assessment Survey:Northeastern Area State and Private ForestryResults and Recommendations
Pokorny, Jill D.
NA-TP-01-98
Greening Your Community
Urban Tree Risk Management: A Community Guide to Program Design and Implementation The manual is designed to assist communities in designing, adopting and implementing tree risk management programs, and to train field staff to detect, assess, and correct hazardous defects in urban trees.
Pokorny, Jill D.
NA-TP-03-03
Trees
Urban Watershed Forestry Manual Part 2: Conserving and Planting Trees at Development Sites Second in a Three-Part Manual Series on Using Trees to Protect and Restore Urban Watersheds
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-TP-01-06
Greening Your Community
Urban Watershed Forestry Manual, Part 1: Methods for Increasing Forest Cover in a Watershed This publication introduces the emerging topic of urban watershed forestry. It also presents new methods for the watershed planner or forester to systematically measure watershed forest cover and select the best methods for maintaining or increasing this cover by protecting, enhancing, and reforesting large parcels of primarily public land across the watershed. These methods are based on extensive review of the latest research and input from experts in a wide range of related fields.
Cappiella, Karen; Schueler, Tom; Wright, Tiffany
NA-TP-04-05
Greening Your Community
Water
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Periwnkle
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Porcelainberry
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Princess Tree
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Privets
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Reed Canary Grass
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Russian Olive
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Sheep Sorrel
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Siberian Elm
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Silk Tree
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Spotted Knapweed
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Sycamore Maple
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Tree of Heaven
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Tropical Soda Apple
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Wild Chervil
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Wineberry
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Winged Burning Bush
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Winged Euonymus
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Yellow Starthistle
Invasive Plants
Invasive Species Educational Resources Website
Insects and Diseases
Invasive Plants
Invasive Species Laws and Regulations
Invasive Plants
Lands and facilities trust fund
Managing your Land
Landscape Scale Conservation in the Northeast and Midwest
Managing your Land
Laricobius osakensis Fact Sheet 2014
Insects and Diseases
Life Stages of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Northern Range
Insects and Diseases
Managing Invasives in Natural Areas
Insects and Diseases
Education
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Prospects for Enhancing Opportunities in the New Jersey Hardwood Industries
Forest Products
Protecting Forest Health Through Spatial Information
Forests
Managing your Land
Trees
Protecting Forested In-holdings in Larger Protected Blocks
Forests
Managing your Land
Protecting Forests in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Forests
Water
Protecting Jobs and Forests - The Katahdin Forest Project in Maine
Forests
Managing your Land
Protecting Minnesota's Private Forests
Forests
Managing your Land
Protecting Multiple-use on Large Working Forests
Managing your Land
Protecting the Forests of the Chesapeake Watershed
Forests
Managing your Land
Water
Public-Private Collaboration Restores Capitol Tree's Health
Insects and Diseases
Putting Technology Into the Hands of Communities
Greening Your Community
Trees
Putting Together a PLAN for Changing Landscapes
Forests
Managing your Land
Rallying Multiple Landowners to Conserve Large Forest Blocks
Forests
Managing your Land
Trees
Water
Reducing the Risk of White Pine Blister Rust From Ribes
Forests
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Replanting the Trees of the Hudson Valley
Greening Your Community
Trees
Water
Restoring a Blue Heron Rookery on Lower Black River, Ohio
Forests
Managing your Land
Water
Restoring Forests in Appalachia’s Coal Mining Region
Forests
Managing your Land
Restoring Nature to Urban and Industrial Habitats
Education
Greening Your Community
Trees
Return of the Acorn: A Landscape Scale Restoration Initiative
Forests
Managing your Land
Revitalizing Baltimore City Watershed
Greening Your Community
Water
Riparian Restoration of Mill Creek in Ohio
Forests
Water
Rum River Boy Scout Camp Becomes Firewise
Fire
Safer Homes and Healthy Waters - Lakeside Maine Residents Becoming LakeSmart and Firewise
Fire
Scouting Easements: Forest Conservation in an Urbanizing State
Forests
Managing your Land
Seeds to Trees to Clean Water
Education
Forests
Greening Your Community
Trees
Shade Tree Short Courses
Education
Greening Your Community
Trees

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