American Forests Champion Trees: Measuring Guidelines Handbook, a PDF document published by American Forests, offers detailed information about our nation’s most majestic trees. The link to this publication, which offers detailed information on how to measure our national treasures will be placed on our Big Trees page.
Annual Baltimore County Forestry Board Workshop, The Web of Life, March 18th: Sign up soon – only 25 slots left!
Our Baltimore County Forestry Board (BCFB) is excited to bring back the annual March Environmental Workshops, which were canceled in 2020. We are restarting this exciting workshop day on Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 9 AM to 3 PM, with food provided. Location: Oregon Ridge Lodge in Oregon Ridge Park and near Oregon Ridge Nature … Continue reading Annual Baltimore County Forestry Board Workshop, The Web of Life, March 18th: Sign up soon – only 25 slots left!
Backyard Buffer Seedling Packet Giveaway
The staff and volunteers of the Maryland Forest Service and the Baltimore County Forestry Board will distribute free Backyard Buffer Tree Packets. This year’s packets include the following species: Willow Oak, Swamp White Oak, Persimmon, Common Ninebark, and Possumhaw. Each packets includes 25 seedling. Please select one packet in this form. Planting instructions are included in … Continue reading Backyard Buffer Seedling Packet Giveaway
Kestral Chicks All Alone After Mum Disappears: Dad to the Rescue
When kestrel mum Mrs Kestrel disappears, she leaves six chicks all alone. Cold and hungry, they will surely die without her. Find out what happens and learn how tough kestrel mums need to be to bring up their babies in the wild. The Mr Kestrel pitches in and the brood survives. and
Time Sensitive Announcement: Arbor Day Posters Due Noon, January 20th
For those who missed the press release about the invitation to submit the 2023 Arbor Day Posters: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Forest Conservancy District Boards invite all Maryland fifth graders in private and public schools to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. The theme for 2023 is: “Trees Are Terrific…and … Continue reading Time Sensitive Announcement: Arbor Day Posters Due Noon, January 20th
Articles of Interest
FALLEN LEAVES: A TREE’S GIFT TO THE STREAM, December 2, 2022 This article in Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay discusses the many ways in which the decay of fallen leaves on the ground and in water benefits our wildlife, the ground, and our water sources. Click on the link to read this interesting article. Upstate New … Continue reading Articles of Interest
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