Many publications can be downloaded directly from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources website. For a complete list of all Extension publications visit http://pubs.agnr.umd.edu. Some of the publications below are only available through this website.
If you do not live in Maryland or want to order multiple copies, fill out the order form found online and send it, along with a check or money order, to the address on the form. If you have questions, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the University of Maryland does not accept credit cards.
Natural Resource Income Enterprises Rural Enterprise Series Forest Management Backyard Woods ManagementInvasive Species Management Taxes Forest Riparian Buffers Trees and Biosolids Wildlife Management Wildlife Damage Management Other Publications Downloadable Software Videos Forest Stewardship Newsletter Information Conference Proceedings Forest Stewardship Newsletter Stumpage Price Report General Forestry Course Home and Garden Information Publications
Some videos are available for viewing on the web. Click here to see what's online.
Woodland Management: How to Determine Your Property BoundariesPDF In Print
The Eastern Bluebird: More Than Just a Pretty BirdPDF In Print
Natural Resource Income Opportunities Video ($18 or free online)
Actual producers provide insight into the business, financial, and marketing realities of enterprises such as fee fishing, sporting clays, shiitake mushrooms, firewood bundles, wood crafts, bed and breakfast, custom sawmilling, and more!
You can view these videos for free online.
The video is available for loan at your county Extension office or may be purchased for $18 per copy (includes shipping & handling). Make check payable to the University of Maryland and mail request to: Maryland Cooperative Extension, Video Resource Center, 0119 Symons Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.
Riparian Forest Buffers: The Link Between Land and Water Video(contact for price)
Riparian- or streamside-forests are the link between land and water. These forests provide many benefits to streams, wildlife, fisheries, and humans. This educational video illustrates the functions and values of riparian forest habitat. It provides information on the "three-zone riparian management system" and visits both urban and rural buffer projects.
To order contact: Robert Tjaden, Wye Research & Education Center, P.O. Box 169, Queenstown, MD 21658. (410) 827-8056.E-mail: email@example.com
Branching Out: Maryland's Forest Stewardship Educator (free)
A free publication available to the citizens of Maryland. This quarterly newsletter currently serves people interested in forest stewardship. Branching Out includes timely information on tax issues, incentive programs, legislative and other issues pertinent to forest stewardship. New publication and upcoming stewardship events are also listed in every issue.
Natural Resource Income Opportunities for Private Lands Conference April 5-7, 1998 Hagerstown, MD ($20)
Over 35 speakers, including landowners, consultants, Cooperative Extension faculty, economists, business management specialists, researchers, foresters, and lawyers, shared their expertise in the areas of legal liability, business planning, consumptive and non-consumptive recreation, forest farming and utilization-related opportunities, aquaculture, and growing and marketing ginseng and goldenseal.
This 288-page proceedings provides practical information needed to achieve an understanding of how to choose and manage a private land income opportunity while protecting natural resources and minimizing liability and financial risk.
The cost is $20 per copy (bulk discounts available and it is available from the Natural Resource, Agricultural, and Engineering Service (NRAES).
To order, make your check payable to NRAES and mail to NRAES, Cooperative Extension, 152 Riley-Robb Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701. (607)255-7654. You can order online at the web site using a credit card. e-mail: NRAES@cornell.edu
Deer as Public Goods and Public Nuisance: Issues and Policy Options in MarylandOctober 27, 1997 College Park, MD (Download or $5 for hard copy)
13 speakers who are experts as different aspects of deer including specific presentations on: deer biology; economic impacts of deer on forests, residential landscapes, and agricultural crops; social values of deer; integrated deer damage management by individuals; deer population management through hunting and alternative means of control; public deer management efforts; and human dimension approaches to citizen input.
This 106-page proceedings provides research-based information of use by individuals, organizations, and agencies throughout the country.
To order a hard copy send a check or money order for $5 to:Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy, 2200C Symons Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-5535 (301) 405-0057.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org