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North Dakota Forestry Better Management Practices

Please follow the links below to learn more about practices you can implement to enhance, protect, and preserve your forest resources.

Mitigating Drought Impacts on Young Windbreaks

How to Care for Your New Tree Planting

Forest Dependent Species: Northern Long-Eared Bat (DRAFT)

Get the Most Out of Your Windbreak

Wildfire Preparedness for Homeowners (Firewise USA)

North Dakota Forestry Best Management Practices –Manual 

Grass Windbreak Buffer


Additional Forestry Resources

Some of these links go to external sites- please let us know if a link is broken

Emerald Ash Borer Toolbox

Sick Tree Assistance Form

Conservation Trees for ND

ND Tree Handbook

Tree Water Management Fact Sheet, NRCS 2006

Synthetic Mulch (Fabric) Management Fact Sheet, NRCS 2005

Warm-Season Grass Cover Between Tree Rows, NRCS 2011

Expected 20-year Tree Heights, NRCS 2017

Tree Care and Management, NRCS 2011

Herbicide Weed Control in Windbreaks, NRCS 2007


Feasibility Studies

Converting Shelterbelt Biomass to Biochar

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