Hardwood management. A webinar presented by Glenn Ahrens at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.
Hardwoods of the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State University, Forest Research Lab, Resource Contribution 8.
Silvics of North America. Volume 1, Conifers. Volume 2, Hardwoods. USDA Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 654. 1990. These books describe the silvical characteristics of about 200 conifers and hardwood trees in the conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Many topics are covered for each species, including habitat, climate, soils and topography, associated forest cover, life history, seedling development, growth and yield, rooting habitat, reaction of competition, damaging agents, special uses, and genetics
Red alder management. A webinar presented by Andy Bluhm and Glenn Ahrens at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.
Where Should I Plant Red Alder? by Connie Harrington. Presentation made to Lewis County Farm Forestry Association, April 18, 2018. 27 minutes.
Red alder: a state of knowledge. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report GTR-669. Includes 14 papers presented at a symposium in 2005.
Tapping west coast maples for fun and profit. by Elaine Oneil. Northwest Woodlands 38(2):14-15, 22-23. 2022.
Introduction to bigleaf maple sugaring. A webinar presented by Kevin Zobrist, Patrick Shults, and Grace Garrison. Sponsored by WSU Extension Forestry, January 12, 2022. 1 hour. Also available: Slides without audio. Answers to questions not addressed during the webinar.
Figured maple: finding, understanding and growing "gold" in the woods. Webinar presented by John Keller. 2021. 1 hour.
The ecology and silviculture of bigleaf maple. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Extension Note 33. 1999.
Bigleaf maple managers' handbook for British Columbia. Miscellaneous Report 090. 1999.
If you are interested in tapping bigleaf maple for syrup, visit the web page of resources prepared by WSU Forestry Extension.
Newspaper and magazine articles about Washington forest landowners who are tapping their maples for syrup have been recently published;
- Bigleaf belief, by Rebecca Phillips. Washington State Magazine, Winter 2021. About maple syrup tapping in Skagit and Whatcom Counties, featuring WFFA member Al Craney and WSU Extension Foresters Kevin Zobrist and Patrick Shults.
- Tapping West Coast maples for fun and profit: Pacific County man helping lead research effort, by Elaine Oneil. The Chinook Observer, Feb. 11, 2021.
- Northwest maple syrup? University of Washington testing local bigleaf maples for sweet industry. The Columbian, May 13, 2021
Big leaf maple syrup. 2020 Fall Forestry Seminar, sponsored by Washington Tree Farm Program.
Western redcedar dieback: what's happening and how you can help. A webinar presented by Joey Hulbert at the WSU Forestry Extension 2021 Forest Owners' Winter School, February 27, 2021.
Oregon White Oak
Planting native oak in the Pacific Northwest, by Warren D. Devine and Constance Harrington. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report PNW-GTR-804. 2010. 25 p.
Although madrone is not considered to be a commercial timber species, it is a native tree some people are interested in. Washington State University maintains a web site of research information on the species.