Links to Forestry

Websites and Information

 

GOVERNMENTAL & UNIVERSITY WEBSITES


Illinois Department of Natural Resources

        Division of Forest Resources

                http://dnr.state.il.us/conservation/forestry/

                Listing and Map of IDNR District Foresters

                        http://dnr.state.il.us/conservation/forestry/DISTFRSTMAP.pdf

                Listing of Consulting Foresters Practicing in the State of Illinois

                        http://dnr.state.il.us/conservation/forestry/CONSULTING_FORESTERS.pdf


University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

        Dept of Natural Resources and Environmental Science

                Illinois Forestry Development Council

                        http://ifdc.nres.uiuc.edu/

                Illinois Extension Forestry

                        http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/forestry/

                        Listing of Illinois Big Trees

                                http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/forestry/il_big_tree.html

                        Current and Archived Illinois Timber Price Lists

                                http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/forestry/il_timber_prices/index.html

                        How To Measure Tree Volume Using a Tree Scale Stick

                                http://forestryjudging.nres.uiuc.edu/Tree_Measure/index.html-


Southern Illinois University Department of Forestry

        Home Page - http://www.siu.edu/~forestry/

                Best Forestry Management Practices

                        http://www.siu.edu/%7Eilbmp/

                Illinois Wood Products Association

                        http://www.siu.edu/%7Eiwpa/


USDA Forest Service

        Home Page - http://www.fs.fed.us/

                “Forest Management Guides”

                        http://www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/fmg/nfmg/index.html

                Northeastern Area State &  Private Forestry

                        http://www.na.fs.fed.us/

                “Silvics of North America” - Comprehensive Guide to Tree Characteristics

                        http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/table_of_contents.htm

                “Walnut Notes” - Guides to Growing and Managing Black Walnut Stands

                        http://www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/wn/walnutnotestoc.html

                Forest Products Laboratory

                        http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/

                National Agroforestry Center

                        http://www.unl.edu/nac/


Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation and Development Area
        Home Page - http://www.blackhawkhills.com/rcd.shtml


InterState RC&D

        Direct Seeding Handbook

                http://www.directseeding.org


Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters

        Forest Landowners Guide to Internet Resources

                http://na.fs.fed.us/pubs/misc/flg/



ORGANIZATIONS


American Chestnut Foundation

        http://www.acf.org/


American Forest Foundation

        http://www.affoundation.org/ - home page

        Illinois Tree Farm Committee

                http://treefarm.nres.uiuc.edu/page2.html


Forest Landowners Association

        http://www.forestland.org/flash.html


Illinois Christmas Tree Association

        http://www.ilchristmastrees.com/


Illinois Forestry Association

        http://www.ilforestry.org/ - home page


Walnut Council, including the Illinois Walnut Council Chapter

        http://www.walnutcouncil.org/


OTHER INFORMATION SOURCES


The Tree Information and Reference Guide by Wesspur Tree Equipment, Inc.

        (the tip for this link came from Jeff, a 4th grader and great researcher)

        http://www.wesspur.com/tree-guide.html


TAXES


Forest Landowner's Guide to the Federal Income Tax, Ag. Handbook 718

        http://www.timbertax.org/publications/aghandbook/aghandbook.asp

National Timber Tax Website

        http://www.timbertax.org/



EXTENSION FORESTRY PUBLICATIONS

Many extension organizations provide their publications in Adobe Acrobat Reader format, so that you can download a copy for free and print it yourself. The alternative is to contact them by phone or mail and purchase copies of the publications you desire.

University of Illinois
    http://www.nres.uiuc.edu/outreach/publications/ then click on “Publications ... “

University of Minnesota
    http://shop.extension.umn.edu/ProgramList.aspx?CategoryID=27

University of Missouri
    http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/forestry/

Iowa State University
    https://www.extension.iastate.edu/store/ListItems.aspx?CategoryID=48

University of Wisconsin
    http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Forest-Management-C105.aspx

Pennsylvania State University
    http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/PubDept.asp?varDept=8&Submit2=Go