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Forestry and Sustainable Agriculture

Guide is a collection of resources that support the Forestry and Sustainable Agriculture curriculum.

Forestry

Cradle of Forestry: Site devoted to supporting the educational programs of the US Forest Service located in Pisgah National Forest.

Dendrology at Virginia Tech: From Virginia Tech's Department of Forest Biology and Dendrology Education, this site contains fact sheets, identification guides, easy to search databases, and links.

United States Forest Service: Includes news, maps, brochures, job listings, publications and research activies of the USFS. 

Forest Service Southern Research Station: The Southern Research Station's site provides information, publications, videos, news, and more on temperate and tropical forests, forest resources, and forest products, including a wealth of long-term datasets and conclusions on the dynamics of tree plantations and natural stands, watersheds, and wildlife habitats.

Society of American Foresters: Home page of the scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States.

State of the World's Forests: Published by the United Nations every two years to give an in-depth and up-to-date overview of the status of forests worldwide and new developments in the forestry sector.

Horticulture

American Association of Landscape Architects: Association homepage contains information in its mission, publications and programs

American Horticultural Society: Publications, information and resources from one of the country's oldest gardening organizations

International Society for Aboriculture: An excellent site for arborists, this contains information about certification, conferences and professional development, podcasts, a discussion forum, and more.

Silvics of North America: Describes the silvical characteristics of about 200 forest tree species and varieties. Divided into 2 works: conifers and hardwoods.