Forestry in the Panhandle

Forestry in the Panhandle


Below is a collection of Forestry News Updates relevant to our area.

"Tree planting continues at Chadron State Park"Mark Dykes Nov 4, 2020, High Plain Journal 

"Nebraska Forest Service receives $2.6 million in federal funding" BY Kateri Hartman, University Communication | November 2, 2020

'LiDAR Enhanced Forest Inventories" Forsite Consultants Ltd. 

"Lincoln Elementary Receives Grant from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum”, By Emily Pike Published: Sep. 28, 2020; NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff

Nebraska drought fuels wildfires; state vulnerable to 'megafire'”; Nancy Gaarder Sep 21, 2020; Omaha World-Herald

"USDA, Nebraska Work to Improve Forests, Grasslands" By Sarah Motter; Published: Sep. 19, 2020; Frenchman Bay Conservancy

From our neighboring state "Mullen Fire Approaches 80,000 Acres Feeding on beetle-kill and Strong Winds"; Sheridan Media; September 28, 2020, Floyd Whiting

"21 Reasons Why Forests Are Important", In case you're missing the forest for the trees, here are a few reminders why woodlands are wonderful; By Russell McLendon; Treehugger; September 17, 2020

"Eastern Redcedar on the Great Plains"; A Position of the Great Plains Society of American Foresters (GPSAF)

"Forests scorched by wildfire unlikely to recover may convert to grasslands" by Lisa Marshall, the University of Colorado at Boulder

"U.S. Forest Service Official: Forest Management Keeps Wildcat Hills Viable"; By KEVIN FINK Star-Herald Mar 7, 2020

Nebraska Shelterbelts and Trees


Let's take a look at Nebraska's shelterbelts and trees, the article Website details significance of Nebraska shelterbelts, KERRY HOFFSCHNEIDER Midwest Messenger Jan 5, 2020” Would be a great read for you. The above-mentioned article covers a great Story Map “Windbreaks of the Great Plains” that has great coverage over the Windbreaks of the Great Plains, The Dirty Past, Maturing, Mapping of the plains, the new life of trees today, as well as some additional information. The mentioned “The Dirty Past,” in the above article is the second tab of the story map.

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