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•NREM EXTENSION HOME
•PHOTO GALLERY INDEX
•VIDEO GALLERY INDEX
•FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
---Emerald Ash Borer
---------EAB Info
---------IDALS
---------Iowa DNR
---------Iowa DRN: Emerald Ash Borer
---------Forest Service OutreachISU Entomology
---------Michigan Plan
---------Illinois Plan
---------Ohio Plan
---------Sandusky Plan
---------Wisconsin Toolkit
---------Emerald Ash Borer
---------2009 Suggestions for EAB Preparation
-–Alternatives to Ash (Fraxinus spp.)
-–Autumn Colors
-–Conifer Needles Turning Yellow
-–The Iowa Christmas Tree
---------Tree Farming in Iowa
---------CRP Alternative: Christmas Tree Production
---------Economics and Marketing in Iowa
---------Establishment and Care
---------Shearing
---------------Shearing
---------Living Christmas Trees
---------------Tree Maintenance
---------Iowa’s Oaks

YOUR OWN TREES

•CONFERENCES
---Tri-State Forestry Conference
---------2012 Talks - needs content
---------2011 Talks
---------2010 Talks
---------2009 Talks
---Registration
---Speaker Biographies - incomplete

•TREE IDENTIFICATION
---Interactive Key
---------Tree ID Definitions
---------Index of Iowa Trees
---------History of Iowa Trees
---------How a Tree Grows
---------Forestry Images
---------USDA Plants
---------Cornell: Trees & Shrubs
---------ISU Campus Trees
---------Plant Maps
---Broadleaf Trees
---Hardwoods
---Conifers
---ID From Wood

•TREE BIOLOGY
---Tree Anatomy 101
---------Roots
---------Trunk
---------Crown
---------Form
---Roots in Depth
---------Healthy Roots and Healthy Trees
---------Tree Anatomy 101
---Water
---------Water Management
---------Flooding
---Requirements for Plant Growth
---Environmental Effects of Woody Vegetation
---Making Tree Mounts

•PLANNING
---Tree Ordinances
---------ISU Horticulture Extension
---------Establishing a Community Tree Program
---------Community Trees: Tree Ordinances for Iowa
---------Sample Ordinances for Iowa Communities
---Tax Incentive
---Buffer Strips
---------Buffer Strip Design
---------Vegetative Filter Strips
---------Impacts of Pesticides on Prairie Wetlands
---Windbreaks
---------Farmstead Windbreaks: Planning
---------Farmstead Windbreaks: Establishment and Care
---Snow Fences - needs content
---------Introduction to Snow Fences
---------Iowa’s Cooperative Snow Fence Program
---------Living Snow Fence Program
---------De-Icing Issues
---Tree Programs
---------MidAmerican Energy
---------Alliant Energy

•TREE PLANTING

---When to Plant
---Planting Area Size
---Direct Seeding
---Growing Seedlings from Seed
---Fall Planting of Bare Root Seedlings
---Proper Planting of Containerized Trees
---Watering Newly-Planted Trees
---Transplanting Trees and Shrubs
---Transplant Shock
---To Stake or Not to Stake?
---Tree Shelters
---Using Mulches in Managed Landscapes
---Shade Tree Fertilization
---Community Tree Planting and Care
---Plant Trees Right!
---Tree Planting Series: Planning
---Tree Planting Series: Establishment and Care

•CARE AND MAINTENANCE
---Weed Control
---------Chemical Control of Unwanted Woody Vegetation
---Pruning Trees
---------ISU Horticulture Extension
---------Pruning Urban Trees
---------Pruning Forest Trees
---------USDA Guide: How to Prune Trees
---------Topping
---------Training Trees
---------Effects of Pruning
---Trees, Injury, and Stress
---------Construction Damage (Trees and Construction)
---------------Preventing Construction Damage
---------------Damage Assessment: Exposure and Recovery
---------------Damage Assessment Trees and Sites
---------------Root Biology
-------------------Healthy Roots and Healthy Trees
-------------------Tree Anatomy 101
---------------Preventing Construction Damage
---------------Damage Assessment:  Exposure and Recovery
---------------Damage Assessment:  Trees and Sites
---------Soil Compaction - needs content
---------------Root Biology
---------------Causes, Symptoms and Effects
---------------Defining Soil Compaction
---------------Causes of Compaction
---------------Soil Damage
---------------Impacts on Roots
---------Flooding
---------Deer Damage
---------Heat Stroke
---------Storm Damage in the Urban Landscape
---------Storm Damage in Woodlands
---------Decline in Trees
---------Understanding Ash Decline
---Disease and Pests - needs content
---------USDA Report: Dutch Elm Disease
---------Oak Wilt
---Hazard Trees
---Power Line Obstruction
---Hiring a Professional
---------Consulting Arborists
---------How to Hire an Arborist

•TIMBER MANAGEMENT
---Iowa’s Wood
---------Reserve Laws
---------Tree Farming in Iowa
---Cost Share Programs
---Timber Tax
---Nebraska Timber Talk
---Woodland Owners
---Marketing Timber
---------Bonded Timber Buyers
---------Timber Contract #1
---------Timber Contract #2
---------Sawmills in Iowa
---------District Foresters
---Woodland Management
---------Oak Regeneration
---------------Natural Regeneration of Oaks
---------------Iowa’s Oaks
---------------Brochure: Iowa’s Oaks
---------Growing Black Walnut in Iowa
---------Management of Floodplain Foresters
---------Management of Storm Damage
---------Grazing Iowa’s Woodland
---------When to Harvest
---Reserve Laws
---Tree Farming in Iowa

•FOREST PRODUCTS
--Tree of the Month
--Lumber
---------Properties and Uses of Iowa Hardwoods
---------Proper Use of Wood Outdoors
---------------Proper Use of Wood in Outdoor Applications
---------------Exterior Wood Finishing
------------------Finishing Wood
---------------Repainting Exterior Wood
------------------Paint Problems on Exterior Wood
---------------Selection and Use of Preservative-Treated Wood
---------------Building Playground Equipment
---------Use of Wood Indoors (Interior Uses of Wood - needs content
---------------Interior Wood Finishing
------------------Interior Finishing of Wood
---------------Interior Woodwork
---------------Proper Gluing
---------Using Wood in Construction
---------------Minimizing Moisture Problems in New Houses
---------------Building Energy-Efficient New Houses
---------------Saving Energy in Existing Houses
---------------Landscaping in Energy Conservation
---------Forest Service: Drying Lumber
---------Forest Service: Drying Hardwood Lumber
---------Kiln Drying
---------Determining Moisture Content
---------Grading Hardwood
--Wood for Fuel
---------Thinning for Firewood
---------Firewood Production and Use
---------Cost of Cutting Your Own Firewood
---------Firewood Volume Table for Oaks
--Iowa Christmas Trees
---------Tree Farming in Iowa
---------CRP Alternative: Christmas Tree Production
---------Economics and Marketing in Iowa
---------Establishment and Care
---------Shearing Christmas Trees
---------------Shearing
---------Living Christmas Trees
---------------Tree Maintenance
--Maple Syrup
---------Maple Syrup in Iowa
---------Leader Evaporator
---------Dominion & Grimm Inc.
---------Lapierre Equipment
---------MKS Enterprises
---------GBM LLC
--Ginseng - needs content

HELPFUL LINKS

•FORESTRY REFERENCE HANDBOOK
•ALL PUBLICATIONS
•EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
---Education Calendar
---Master Woodland Manager Program
---Forestry Field Days
---Forest Stewardship Conference
---Windbreak Workshops - needs content
---Community Tree Steward Program
---Community Tree Workshops
---Municipal Utility Training

•CURRENT RESEARCH
--Emerald Ash Borer
---------About EAB and News - needs content
---------EAB Management - needs content
---------Emerging Pests - needs content
---------Wood Utilization
---------------Homeowners - needs content
---------------Communities - needs content
---------------Businesses - needs content
---------Workshop Info - needs content
---------Discussion Board - needs content
---Feral Hogs
---------Report Feral Hog Sighting Here!
---------Recent Sightings
---Brayton Forest
---------Management Plan
---------Road Construction
---Woody Biomass - needs content
---Ginseng - needs content
---Christmas Tree Fertilization - needs content

•NEWSLETTER
---Nebraska Timber Talk
---Woodland Owners
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•CAROL ELSBERRY
•CLAUDETTE SANDOVAL-GREEN