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Use this page to find resources for the current year's competition as well as resources from past years. Exam points are broken down by catgeory below:

REFERENCE FOR CORE MATERIALS BY TOPICS:

1. IDENTIFY COMMON TREES (20 Pts of Exam)
List of Common Tree Species
Tree Identification Tips
All Trees
Plant Terminology
2. UNDERSTANDING CONCEPTS OF FOREST ECOLOGY (55 Pts of Exam from items 2-5)
How Forest trees Grow
Vertical Structure and Crown Closure
Why Should I Care about Biodiversity
Soil Biology
3. UNDERSTANDING FOREST HEALTH
Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
Emerald Ash Borer
White Pine Weevil (Go to Weevil Section pages 43-53)
4. UNDERSTANDING HOW WILDLIFE HABITAT RELATES TO FOREST COMMUNITIES, FOREST SPECIES AND FOREST AGE STRUCTURE
Wildelife Habitat Relationships
5. UNDERSTANDING BASIC FOREST MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND SILVICULTURE PRACTICES
Foresty Terms
Regeneration Methods
Silvics, Forest Management for Regeneration
Managing High Value Trees
Silviculture
Good Forestry in the Granite State
Landowner: Best Techniques to Increase Forest Productivity and Value in the Northeast U.S.
6. TREE MEASUREMENTS (10 Pts of Exam)
Measuring Trees
7. SPECIAL PROBLEM 2013 (15 Pts of Exam)
Sustainbale Agriculture and Forestry
Managing Waters Edge
Forest Management in Riparian Areas
8. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND REFERENCES (Not required for Exam)
Illusions of Preservation
The Yankee Forest
Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic
The New England Good Food Vision 2060: Healthy Food & Sustainabale Farming
Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for New England Landscape
Non-Point Source Pollution
Stream Crossing and Habitat
Water Quality
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ADDED MATERIALS (Dated):
03/29/2013
03/30/2013
03/30/2013
10/04/2011
10/04/2011

PAST EXAMS:
10/04/2011

FORESTRY CONTACTS
Advisor:
Martin Curran, US Army Corps of Engineers, 603-746-3950 x301

Members:
Joshua Levesque, US Army Corps of Engineers, phone 603-924-3431 x304
Roger Monthey, US Forest Service, rmonthey@fs.fed.us; phone 603-868-7699
Maria Colby, New England College, mcolby@nec.edu; phone 603-428-3723
Karen Hoey, US Army Corps of Engineers, phone 603-746-3601 x316
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