Publications

Individual Tree ID and Care

Identifying Trees of Michigan
Fertilizing Shade and Ornamental Trees

Tree Planting for Reforestation

Tree Planting in Michigan - Extension Bulletin E-771 • June 1989 (Revision)
Selecting Coniferous Planting Stock for Michigan Soil Management Groups  - Extension Bulletin E-721 • Reprinted August 1982
Increasing Hardwood Planting Success Using Tree Shelters - Forestry Fact Sheet #12 - 1989
Site Preparation and Release Herbicides for Tree Production - Forestry Fact Sheet #13 - 1989
Herbicides for Year-of-Planting Weed Control in Hardwood and Conifer Plantations - Extension Bulletin E-2752 - 2001
Site Preparation and Tree Planting for Forest Production - Extension Bulletin E-2753 - 2001
Controlling Broadleaf Weeds and Grasses for Plantation Site Preparation - Extension Bulletin E-2754 - 2001
Planting Oaks for Timber and Other Uses - Extension Bulletin NCR-605 - November 1997

Forest Stand Improvement

Poison Ivy Control - Extension Bulletin E-1517 - 1988
Pruning Red Pine - Forestry Fact Sheet #7 - 1989

Forest Health

Pin Oak and Gypsy Moth - Forestry Fact Sheet #20 - 1992
Oak Wilt Update in Michigan - Forestry Fact Sheet #21 - 1992
Common Oak Defoliators in Michigan - Extension Bulletin E-2633 - August 1999
Shoot Boring Insects

General Forest Management

Forest Resource Management Terminology - Extension Bulletin NCR-478 - July 2006
Forest Resource Facts - Forestry Fact Sheet #16 - 1996
Why Manage Your Woodlot Extension - Bulletin E-1492 • Reprinted December 1984
Water Quality Best Management Practices - Extension Bulletin E-2770 - 2001
Michigan Forest Communities: A Field Guide and Reference - Extension Bulletin E-3000 - 2004

Managing for Specific Tree Species

Northern Hardwood Forest Management - Extension Bulletin E-2769 - 2001
Aspen Management in Michigan - Extension Bulletin E-1552 • December 1988 - available through MSU Extension Bookstore
Wildlife Considerations in Red Pine Management - Forestry Fact Sheet #9 - 1989
Thinning Red Pine Forestry - Fact Sheet #8 - 1989
The Status of the Maple-Birch Forest Type in Michigan - Research Report 533 • May 1993

Forest Economics & Marketing

So, You Need Some Cash from Your Farm Woodlot? - Forestry Fact Sheet #4 - 1988
Getting the Mo$t from Your Farm Woodland - Forestry Fact Sheet #28- 1999
Cutting and Selling Timber from Your Farm Woodlot - Forestry Fact Sheet #5 - 1988
To Sell or Not To Sell? Important Considerations When Harvesting Hardwoods for Income - Extension Bulletin E-2832 - October 2002
You’ve Been Asked to Sell Your Timber: What Do You Do Next? - Forestry Fact Sheet #23 - 1993
How Much Are My Hardwoods Worth? - Forestry Fact Sheet #10 - 2005
Timber Sale Bids - Forestry Fact Sheet #25 - 1996
Timber Sales Contracts - Extension Bulletin E-1656 - 1993
Tax Treatment of Timber Acquisition and Reforestation Costs - Forestry Fact Sheet #1 - 2005
Can I Deduct Forest Management Costs on My Income Taxes? - Forestry Fact Sheet #15 - 1989
Minimizing Federal Income Tax for Forest Landowners
Timber Income Tax Preparers - Forestry Fact Sheet #30 - 1999
Reduce Your Taxes with Conservation Easements - Extension Bulletin NCR-446 - 1994

Christmas Trees

Recommended Species for Christmas Tree Planting - Extension Bulletin NCR-479 - 1993
Fertilization of Christmas Trees in Michigan - Forestry Fact Sheet #2 - 1988
Site Preparation and Release Herbicides for Christmas Tree Production - Forestry Fact Sheet #14 - 1989
Effective Herbicide Use in Christmas Tree Plantations - Extension Bulletin NCR-251 - 1997
Growing Christmas Trees in Michigan - Extension Bulletin E-1172 - 1992
Life History and Control of Pine Root Collar Weevil in Christmas Tree Fields
Scale Insects of Christmas Trees - Extension Bulletin E-2477 - 1994
Shearing Recommendations for Christmas Tree Producers - Extension Bulletin NCR-310E - 1991
Christmas Tree Growers and the Gypsy Moth - Forestry Fact Sheet #22 - 1993

Forest Products

How Much Lumber in That Tree? - Extension Bulletin E-2915 - 2004
Alternative Forestry Related Farm Cash Crops - Forestry Fact Sheet #3 - 1988
Homemade Maple Syrup - Forestry Fact Sheet #17 - 1990
A Guide to Getting Started in Forest Products Exporting - MSU Department of Forestry, September 1996
International Trade Information Sources for Forest Products

People in Forestry—Professional Directories

Michigan Consulting Foresters Directory
Source List of Persons Knowledgeable in Urban Forestry