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Programs for Landowners
Videos
MN Stewardship Program   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7iL7WjFJM4&feature=related    
TN Stewardship Program   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-Xn6DRQliU&feature=related  
Virginia Stewardship Program   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yrgay2KvN8o&feature=related  
Partners for Wildlife Program   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU5czu931yU  
NRCS WRP Program   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0Ms-tY_0zE&feature=related  
NRCS    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia4CqViVOwY  
Leopold and NRCS SD    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YsWjpD_SDo  
NRCS Wildlife    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlq-m8e4XWI

Conservation Funding Guide  
Native Prairie   http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/prairierestoration/index.html 

Wildlife
Landowner Habitat Guide 
http://www.midnr.com/Publications/pdfs/HuntingWildlifeHabitat/Landowners_Guide/Resource_Dir/Acrobat/Introduction.pdf  
Wildlife on the Land Series    http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/publ/wildland.htm  
Cornell: All About Birds    http://www.allaboutbirds.org/Page.aspx?pid=1189&ac=ac  
Prevent Bird Collisions    http://www.flap.org/  
Bird Songs   http://www.birdjam.com/learn.php  
Owls    http://www.owling.com/ 
Audubon Birds   http://birds.audubon.org/species  
MN DNR Podcasts   http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcasts/general.html  

Forestry
Northwinds Forestry Tree and Shrub Planting Guide   http://northwindsforestry.com/Tree_and_Shrubv2.pdf
Cornell   http://cornellforestconnect.ning.com/notes/About_ForestConnect  
MN DNR Stewardship Topics    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/foreststewardship/topics.html 
Match Trees to Soils    http://www.gmushrooms.com/Greenwood/Guide.htm 
Tree Planting and Care    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/treecare/woodlot.html 

Native Plants and Native Prairie Tax Exemption 
Restoration and MN Native Prairie Tax Exemption    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/prairierestoration/index.html 
Wild Ones    http://www.for-wild.org/  (not the biker gang)
Plant Guide for Uplands and Wetlands    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/restoreyourshore/pg/index.html  

Invasive Species
USFS Fire Effects and Invasives Control   http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/   
Aquatic and Terrestrial    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/index.html 
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)    http://www.emeraldashborer.info/news.cfm 
EAB    http://www.extension.umn.edu/issues/eab/  

Images
Forest Images    http://www.forestryimages.org/  
Google Images    http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi  

Insect Pests and Disease
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB )   http://www.emeraldashborer.info/news.cfm 
MN DNR Forest Insect and Disease Newsletter    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fid/index.html  
Pest Tracker    http://pest.ceris.purdue.edu/index.php  
What’s Wrong With My Plant    http://www.extension.umn.edu/gardeninfo/diagnostics/index.html   
Cornell Plant Disease    http://plantclinic.cornell.edu/  
MN DNR Forest Health    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/treecare/forest_health/index.html 

Mushrooms
Tom Volk’s Fungi    http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/
Roger’s Mushrooms    http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/ 
Dave Fischer’s American Mushrooms    http://americanmushrooms.com/basics.htm 
MykoWeb    http://www.mykoweb.com/   
Mushroom Expert    http://www.mushroomexpert.com/ 
Edible Wild Mushrooms    http://www.ediblewildmushrooms.com/ 
The Great Morel   http://thegreatmorel.com/recipes2.html   

Taxes
MN Extension Bulletin    http://www.extension.umn.edu/agroforestry/components/Property-Tax-Relief-Forest-Landowners.pdf 
MN Dept. of Revenue    http://taxes.state.mn.us/property/pages/index.aspx  
National Timber Tax    http://www.timbertax.org/  

Webinars
ForestConnect at Cornell    http://cornellforestconnect.ning.com/notes/About_ForestConnect  
Penn State    http://rnrext.cas.psu.edu/PAForestWeb/default.html   

All You Wanted To Know About Ticks ( and possibly more)
MN Dept. of Health Tick Diseases     http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/dtopics/tickborne/index.html
Expose on Lyme Disease    http://www.hulu.com/watch/268761/under-our-skin?from=fb_share  

Agencies and Associations
MN Woodland Advisors    http://woodlandadvisor.org/  
Recreation.gov    http://www.recreation.gov/index.jsp  
Waterfowl Production Areas    http://www.fws.gov/refuges/whm/wpa.html  
USFWS Partners for Wildlife Program    http://www.fws.gov/partners/  
MN DNR    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/index.html  
USFWS National Wildlife Refuges    http://www.fws.gov/refuges/  

Stewardship
MN DNR Stewardship Topics    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/foreststewardship/topics.html  
US Forest Service Stewardship Program    http://www.na.fs.fed.us/stewardship/index.shtm  
MN Stewardship video    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7iL7WjFJM4&feature=related  
MN DNR Stewardship in your Backyard    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/backyard/index.html  

Wildland Fire Prevention and Fire Effects
USFS Firewise   http://www.firewise.org
MN DNR Firewise    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/firewise/index.html 
USFS Fire Effects and Invasives Control    http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/   

Soils
NRCS Web Soil Survey    http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/ 
Match Trees to Soils    http://www.gmushrooms.com/Greenwood/Guide.htm  

Deer Repellents
Deer Repellents Compared    http://extension.umd.edu/publications/PDFs/FS810-A.pdf 
Repellex    http://www.repellex.com/  

Stewardship Newsletter
http://na.fs.fed.us/stewardship/newsltr/newsletter/05winter_stewardship_s.pdf  

Food Plots  http://www.nwtf.org/NAWTMP/downloads/Literature/Growing_Managing_Successful_Food_Plots.pdf  

Mapping
Compass Declination    http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomagmodels/Declination.jsp  
Geomac Fire Mapping    http://www.geomac.gov/viewer/viewer.shtml  
Google Earth    http://www.google.com/earth/index.html  
Current Year’s Fire Map    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/maps/locations.html  
Hardiness Zones    http://www.usna.usda.gov/Hardzone/ushzmap.html 
Mapquest    http://www.mapquest.com/  
MN DNR Lakefinder    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/index.html  
MN DNR Airphotos    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/airphotos/index.html  
Landview   http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/landview.html  
MN DNR Maps    http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/index.html  

Orchards and Gardens
Lost Nation Orchard   http://www.groworganicapples.com/  
Garden Watchdog    http://davesgarden.com/products/gwd/  
Cummins Nursery    http://www.cumminsnursery.com/ 
Adams County Nursery    http://www.acnursery.com/   
NAFEX    http://www.nafex.org/ 
IPM   http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/menu.homegarden.html?utm_source=itl_061109&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_content=UCDavis&utm_campaign=itl_061109  
MN What’s Wrong With My Plant    http://www.extension.umn.edu/gardeninfo/diagnostics/index.html 
Cornell Growing Fruit at Home    http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/fruit/homefruit.html 

Employment and Just About Everything Else
Marci Johnson    http://www.pherkad.com/  

My Commitment to Conservation (and good food)

“Out of the Closet” by Kathleen Preece, editor of BetterForests magazine. An article on a Northwinds Stewardship Plan in the Spring 2012 issue, page 2    http://northwindsforestry.com/Out_of_the_Closet_v2.pdf

Managing Michigan’s Wildlife: A landowner's guide.  Contributing member of the private lands working group that wrote the guide   http://www.midnr.com/Publications/pdfs/HuntingWildlifeHabitat/Landowners_Guide/Resource_Dir/Acrobat/Introduction.pdf  

“Double Time” the second conservation easement on my family’s land, page 3 of the newsletter
http://landtrust.org/Newsletters/Summer2010.pdf  

Original conservation easement protecting wildlife habitat on our family land, page 6   http://landtrust.org/Newsletters/Winter2003-04Newsletter.pdf  

More than Mushrooms by Sue Doeden   http://www.wadenapg.com/lifestyle/food/469822-its-not-all-about-mushrooms-mushroom-club-me    

Northwinds Forestry Lynx
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