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 STEM in the Garden
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Aquatic Resources Team: Project Activities & Impacts 2017

…that they had fished or even held a fishing rod.
Watershed Management
(Project included in both Aquatic Resources and Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources reports.)
Project Leaders: Eve Brantley, Eric Reutebuch, Mona Dominguez

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Caring for Trees: Hiring an Arborist

…ected to reimburse you for damages without a civil suit to demand it.
Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, and Jack Rowe, Extension Specialist, Community Forestry, Auburn Univ…

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Caring for Trees: Post-Storm Assessment

Remove trees that have suffered irreparable damage.


Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, and Jack Rowe, Extension Community Forestry Specialist, Auburn Unive…

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Caring for Trees: Power Lines

…d yourself in the attempt than to rescue the fallen person.

Beau Brodbeck, Regional Extension Agent, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, Auburn University.
Use pesticides only according to the directions …

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Clearing Debris from Land

…e debris:

Inspect damaged trees to see if they can be salvaged. Contact an Extension horticulturist or forestry specialist for this work.
Remove valuable trees before clearing debris.
If possible, attach a rake to the…

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Bobwhite Quail Management

…tors, including weather and soil fertility. If you are inexperienced in controlled burning, get help from the Alabama Forestry Commission or a Forestry/ wildlife consultant. planting. Many food plants that are adapted to most of Alabama m…

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Uneven-aged Management of Longleaf Pine: An Often Overlooked Option for Landowners

…, in part, to conversion to agricultural use, urban development, lack of fire (natural or human caused), and plantation forestry. Widespread harvesting of forests in the late 1800s reduced longleaf acres substantially. Natural regeneration …

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Kudzu Control in Forests, Rights-of-Way & Natural Areas

…er (see table 1).

1 Not more than 50 percent of an acre may be treated at this rate.

2 See label for specific forestry uses.

3 All products containing picloram are Restricted Use pesticides.

⁴ Not recommended as a stand-al…

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Planting and Establishing Woody Landscape Plants

…to faster establishment.

Large-growing woody plants, especially trees, are an investment. According to the American Forestry Association, trees have significant monetary benefits. Each year, a single tree provides $73 worth of air condi…

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… the same tract to increase financial returns as well as ecological benefits. One way is through the application of agroforestry techniques—or the intentional combination of crops with trees. As part of a land-management strategy, agrofor…

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Basal Area: A Measure Made for Management

Basal area is an important unit of measurement in forestry and land management, but it can often be misunderstood, even by professionals. Learn what basal area is, why it is used as a measurement instead of trees-per-acre, and how it is cal…

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Alabama Natural Resources Council

…f active Natural Resources Committees at the local level with representation from state and federal agencies, industry, forestry consultants, TREASURE Forest owners and similar organizations such as Tree Farm. The accomplishments of local c…

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Tree Planting Contracts for Landowners: FAQs

…ill do. It also specifies the work he or she is qualified to do. For example, it may state that the contractor provides forestry-related services such as planting. This section also affirms that the contractor will complete the work outline…

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