Forestry – Conservation

Tuckahoe WMA – Nov. 2020

Links & Handouts:

Local Tree Planting Suggestions

  1. American Holly
  2. Shadbush (Serviceberry)
  3. Redbud
  4. Alternate Leaf Dogwood
  5. Sweetbay Magnolia
  6. White Fringe Tree
  7. Tulip Tree

Also See – Native Plant Society of New Jersey
Large and small native trees for landscaping – List Here

Rutgers Master Gardeners of Cape May County
Rutgers Master Gardeners of Atlantic County

Volcanos Kill Trees

Mulch should never be piled up against the tree trunk. Mulching in a “volcano” shape can make the tree more susceptible to fungus, insects, and rodents. Instead mulch in a “donut” shape. Keep mulch 6 inches from the trunk and mulch out as far as the branches extend above. See NJDEP link for more information.

“Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities”

The USDA Forest Service and its partner, The Nature Conservancy, teamed up for an eight part video series on “Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities.” This initiative seeks to protect the health of our nation’s trees, forests, and communities by creating a culture of stewardship that engages people in long-term stewardship and monitoring of the trees in their respective communities.
Training Video Series: Introduction, Sep 9, 2020 – Check it out here
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New Jersey Tree Foundation > https://njtrees.org/

NJ Tree Foundation’s TreeKeepers Webinars, present by Meredith Brown, May 2020 > https://njtrees.org/about/treekeepers/
Session 1: Tree Identification & Tree Hazards
Session 2: My Tree & My Watershed
Session 3: Tree Maintenance
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Upper Twp. Plans and Reports List – Click Here.

Examples:
Upper Twp. Forestry Plan – tbd
Upper Twp. Plans and Reports
Natural Resources Inventory
Getting to Resilience A Community Planning Evaluation Tool

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Page Updated 26 Nov 2020

Prior version 23 Nov 2020