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National Nursery and Seed Directory
The directory is your online source for finding businesses that support the propagation of forest and native plant materials in the US and Canada. You can search the directory by name, state, product, or business type.
Visit our calendar for a listing of events around the country associated with reforestation, native plant production, restoration, seed, etc.
List of other online resources of interest to the reforestation and restoration communities.
Climate Change / Assisted Migration
Resources for Moving Native Plant Materials in Changing Climates
Container Tree Nursery Manual on CD
Six volumes of the Container Tree Nursery Manual series have been published so far, and the seventh volume will be printed in 2010. The Forest Service initially purchased a limited quantity of hard copies of each volume for free distribution.
Seed Lab
The National Seed Laboratory, operated by the USDA Forest Service, is the only facility of its kind. It began as a regional facility in 1951 and now serves the entire nation and many international clients.
Spanish Tree Planting Video/DVD
A fifteen minute educational DVD demonstrating proper tree planting techniques in Spanish and English.
Tree Planting in the South, 1925 - 2012
Native Plant Network
Our goal is to provide technical and practical information on the growing and planting of North American (Canada, US, and Mexico) native plants for restoration, conservation, reforestation, landscaping, roadsides, and so on.
Adaptation Forestry Practices for Climate Change Mitigation: a Field Study
The seventh in the Eastern Seed Zone Forum's online lecture and discussion series aimed at providing both information about the creation of seed zones in general and a forum in which professionals, experts, and interested parties discuss the possibility of drafting seed zone guidelines for the eastern United States. In this webinar, Dr. Julie Etterson will present the results of the first climate-informed restoration project in the US Great Lakes forests region.
Conserving the genetics of butternut, Juglans cinerea
Our objectives with this page are to create a landing page with information for conserving the species. See the tab “Strategies for genetic improvement” for suggestions for a breeding plan.
Pacific Northwest Plant Propagation Protocols
This database consists of protocols produced by students studying native plant production at the University of Washington from 2003 to the present as a service to the restoration and propagation community.
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