University of Wisconsin- River Falls

Agricultural Education Forestry Curriculum and Resources

 

Produced by

Dr. Michael C. Kaltenberg, Professor- Forestry and Environmental Education, University of
Wisconsin-River Falls, with the assistance of Robert Ickler, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Agricultural Education Graduate Student. March 22, 2005

 

Units:

1. Introduction and Overview
2. Wisconsin Forests of Yesterday and Today
3. Tree Anatomy and Physiology
4. Tree Identification
5. Forest Ecology
6. Silviculture
7. Forest Protection
8. Forest Measurement
9. Forest Management and Economics
10. Harvesting
11. Forest Products
12. Multiple-Use
13. Urban Forestry
14. School Forest
15. Forestry Related Careers

Appendices:

A. National and State FFA Forestry Contests
B. Glossaries
C. Other Sources of Forestry Related Information
D. Sources of Forestry Equipment

List of Resources Cited:
(Abbreviation preceding citation will be used to identify resource hereafter)

High School Forestry Textbooks:

BURT 1. Burton, L.D. 2000. Introduction to Forestry Science. Delmar Pub. ISBN 0-8273-8010-0.

ROLF 2. Rolf, G.L., J.M. Edginton, I.I. Holland, G.C. Fortenberry. 2003. Forests and Forestry, 6th ed. Prentice Hall Interstate Pub. ISBN 0-8134-3240-5.

Forestry Information Resources:
Books:

FMD 1. Wickman, H.A. (editor). 1998. The Forest Management Digest, 8th ed. K.A. Publishing.

SAF 2. Society of American Foresters. 1998. The Dictionary of Forestry. John A. Helms, editor. ISBN 0-939970-73-2.

WFMG 3. Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry. 2003. Wisconsin Forest Management Guidelines. PUB-FR- 226. http://www.forest.wisc.edu/extension/cd/

Publications:

All referenced publication are available on the Owning Wisconsin Woodlands:Your Guide to Information and Publications web site. You can view the publications by topic (http://www.forest.wisc.edu/extension/cd/) or by title (http://www.forest.wisc.edu/extension/cd/pubs.html). A CD containing all the files is also available.

USFS 1. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service

UWEX 2. University of Wisconsin - Cooperative Extension.

UWMD 3. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Forest Ecology
and Management.

WDNR 4. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Forestry Activity Resources:

BLAB 1. Burton, L.D. 2000 Lab Manual to Accompany Introduction to Forestry Science. Delmar Pub. ISBN 0-7668-1544-7.

LEAF 2. Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry and Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education. 2004. LEAF - Learning Experiences, and Forestry activities - The Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Program. Units: K-1, 2-3, 4, 5-6, and 7-8. leaf@uwsp.edu, www.uwsp.edu/cnr/leaf

PLT 3. American Forestry Foundation. 1993. Project Learning Tree. PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide. http://www.plt.org

ECO 4. American Forestry Foundation. 1996. Project Learning Tree - The Changing Forest: Forest Ecology - Including a Special Section on Fire Ecology and Management. Secondary Environmental Education Activity Guide. http://www.plt.org

FOCUS 5. American Forestry Foundation. 1996. Project Learning Tree - Focus on Forest, 2nd ed. Secondary Environmental Education Activity Guide. http://www.plt.org

RISK 6. American Forestry Foundation. 1996. Project Learning Tree - Exploring Environmental Issues: Focus on Risk. Secondary Environmental Education Activity Guide. http://www.plt.org

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