Resources

Are you a landowner who wants to make young forest on your property? A land manager who’d like to learn more about this important habitat? A natural resources professional looking for more-technical information? If you are interested in adapting one of these resources for your own state or organization, please contact the author of the resource directly.

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A booklet written in 1981 that still offers much pertinent advice on making habitat for woodcock (1.33 MB).

24-page booklet on how to best create and maintain habitat for American woodcock in the Appalachians (2.2 MB).

12-page booklet on how to best create and maintain habitat for American woodcock in the Northeast (5.6 MB).

28-page manual detailing the best ways to make and manage habitat for this rare regional rabbit; 2017 edition (7.3 MB file).

24-page booklet on how to best create and maintain habitat for American woodcock and associated bird species in the Upper Great Lakes Region (2 MB).

20-page guide describing how to retain biomass in forests to preserve forest ecosystem health; useful when planning habitat management actions to create young forest for wildlife (1 MB).

Two-sided sheet of basic habitat practices for golden-winged warblers in Pennsylvania and Maryland forestlands (1.6 MB download).

Comprehensive 158-page guide by Paul R. Salon and Chris F. Miller of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service on using conservation plantings to create and improve wildlife habitat (6.1 MB).

12-page reference guide for foresters, habitat managers, conservationists, and landowners who want to control the nonnative invasive shrub Japanese barberry (1.1 MB).

Guidebook with management recommendations for helping forest birds in southeastern Ohio, including creating patches of young forest. Length, 33 pages (5 MB download).

Bulletin summarizing management recommendations for helping forest birds in southeastern Ohio, including creating patches of young forest. Length, 9 pages. Drawn from Managing Forest Birds in Southeast Ohio: A Guide for Land Managers (1 MB download).

A guide developed by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Natural Heritage Bureau Invasive Plants Working Group. Includes information on invasive plants' impacts on wildlife, such as the New England cottontail (18.5 MB).

Four-page Working Lands for Wildlife guide, by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, on how to manage forests to help golden-winged warblers (675 KB upload).