Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Links to Other Forestry Sites

The following are Internet sites that provide additional information on a variety of forestry topics:

REFERENCES:

Critical Issues Forum

Asian Long Horn Beetle Information Site

http://www.hubbardbrook.org/: A website for the Hubbard Brooks experimental forest offering 50 years of research on watershed and ecological impacts of forest management

Forrestry Handbook from Iowa: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1850.pdf#search='international%201/4%20log%20scale

Illinois Forestry Development Council:
ifdc.nres.uiuc.edu

Illinois Forest tax info:
http://ilvirtualforest.nres.uiuc.edu/other/taxes.htm

Forest Stand Improvement:
http://efotg.nrcs.usda.gov/references/public/IL/666.pdf#search='illinois%20silviculture'

Forestry Handbook:
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1850.pdf#search='international%201/4%20log%20scale'

Illinois Best Management Practices:
http://www.siu.edu/~ilbmp/

Mississippi River Forestry Practices:
http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/forestry/

Forest Management photos & descriptions:
http://www.mongabay.com/reference/environment/Single_tree_selection.html

View images of forestry practices, trees, forest pests, invasive species, and wildfire: http://www.forestryimages.org/about/members.cfm

"Identifying Forest Plant Species" (U of I):
http://woodyplants.nres.uiuc.edu/

Ginsing laws in IL: http://cpol.org/ginseng.htm

The IL Stewardship Magazine (online)
http://ilsteward.nres.uiuc.edu/

http://www.stateforesters.org/ is the site for the National Association of State Foresters. A non-profit organization that represents the directors of the State Forestry agencies from all fifty states, eight U.S. territories (American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the District of Columbia.

http://www.nres.uiuc.edu/outreach/pubs.html is a site maintained by the University of Illinois' Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science. This site provides access to publication on a variety of topics.

http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/cespubs/hyg/ is a site maintained by the University of Illinois' College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. This site provides a copy of the Home, Yard & Garden Pest Newsletter.

http://www.siu.edu/~forestry/ is a site maintained by the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Department of Forestry. This site provides information on a variety of forestry issues.

http://www.arborday.org/arborday/ is the site for the National Arbor Day Foundation whose mission is to help promote tree care and conservation and to educate people on tree issues. Learn more about the many ways in which The National Arbor Day Foundation helps to make our world more beautiful and more environmentally sound. Includes information on Tree City USA, Tree Line USA and many other programs.

http://www.siu.edu/~forestry/urbanfor/index.html is another SIUC site that focuses on urban forestry issues.

http://www.smokeybear.com is a site that focuses on Smokey Bear. This site contains games for kids and information on Smokey Bear.

The following are sites that provide information on various forestry programs and activities of the USDA Forest Service: http://www.fs.fed.us/ is the home page for the Forest Service's Washington, DC office of Cooperative Forestry; http://www.fs.fed.us/na/ is the home page for the Forest Services's Northeast Area State and Private Forestry; http://willow.ncfes.umn.edu/ is the home page of the Forest Services' Northeast Area field office at St. Paul, MN: http://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/ is the home page of the Forest Service's Southern Research Station; http://www.unl.edu/nac/ is the home page for the USDA National Agroforestry Center. All of these sites provide information on programs and publications and additional links.

http://www.safnet.org/ is the site for the Society of American Foresters. This is the national organization for professional foresters.

http://www.smartwood.org/ is a site for an organization that certifies sustainable forestry programs.

http://www.forest-trends.org/ is a site that provides information on maintaining and restoring forest ecosystems.

http://www.webcom.com/duane/duanefor.html is a site that provides information on Kentucky's forests.

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/homefruit/pecan/pecan.html is a site maintained by the Texas Extension Service. This site provides information on growing pecan.

http://www.forestapps.com is a site maintained by Forest Applications Training, Inc. This organization provides training information on chainsaw safety, logging, tree care, etc.

http://www.foresters.org/gaof/ is the home page for Global Association of Online Foresters. This site provides opportunity to communicate world wide with individuals interested in forestry issues.

http://www.e-Wood.com is a site that focuses on wood industry issues.

http://forestry.about.com/education/forestry/ is a site dedicated to providing links and other information on forestry topics found on the Internet.

FACTS

Illinois Forestry Development Council - http://ifdc.nres.uiuc.edu/
U.S. Forest Service - www.fs.fed.us
National Park service - www.nps.gov
U.S. Fish and Wildlife - www.fws.gov
Bureau of land management - www.blm.gov
U of I Virtual Forestry - ilvirtualforest.nres.uiuc.edu
SIU Forestry - www.siu.edu/~forestry
Walnut Council - http://www.walnutcouncil.org/
American Tree Farm System - http://www.treefarmsystem.org/
Illinois State Rep & Senate contact info: http://www.elections.il.gov/DistrictLocator/SelectSearchType.aspx?NavLink=1
Forest Stewardship Council - http://www.fscus.org/
Society of American Foresters - http://www.safnet.org/
Morton Arboretum - www.mortonarb.org
Shawnee National Forest - http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/shawnee/
Tree Identification: - http://woodyplants.nres.uiuc.edu/

 

 

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