Protect Your Forest
From Damaging Agents
Back To "Forestry 101"
Major tree diseases explained and illustrated. The links are taken from the Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet Series, USDA Forest Service...
Major tree damaging insects explained and illustrated. The links are taken from the Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet Series, USDA Forest Service...
Protecting Trees by Prevention. What can you do to protect a tree before the storm hits? Check this out...
Fire - The Good, Bad, and Ugly
Wildfire is complicated..."There are too many working parts to [briefly write about]. Fire behavior and modeling, fire weather, fire management, prescribed burning - an endless list of subjects that are collectively called Fire Science. However, I can briefly introduce you to some terminology and Web sites where you can explore the subject at your leisure."
Most well-established trees will tolerate drought quite well, although much depends on the species and whether they are growing on an appropriate site. Check this feature to find out how to cope during a dry spell...
A New Look at Timber Theft
You may manage your forest perfectly only to lose your profit to theft...
Trees: Three Easy Methods
There are basically three ways to steal timber. As a timber owner or forest manager you would be wise to study these methods of theft and take preventative actions to avoid a rip-off....
Avoid Timber Theft
South Carolina's forestry department and the Society of American Foresters have published a bullet list of do's/don'ts on timber theft...