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View Resource Henri D. Grissino-Mayer's Ultimate Tree-Ring Web Pages: Supplies for Tree-ring Research

On this definitive site for researchers in the field of dendrochronology, Henri Grissino-Mayer (formerly of Valdosta State University, Georgia) has a useful and practical list of tools for conducting field and laboratory research. In addition to a hypertext-linked list, the site includes helpful tips to help make the task of tree-ring dating easier.
View Resource Dendrology at Virginia Tech

This home page for the Dendrology program at Virginia Tech is a great resource for those interested in woody plants. In addition to the set of fact sheets on over 450 tree species and fall color photos for many species, the site hosts two useful identification keys. The Leaf Key and Twig Key allow users to identify a tree by viewing online photos and statements, and clicking on the choice that...
View Resource Henri D. Grissino-Mayer's Ultimate Tree-Ring Web Pages

On this definitive site for researchers in the field of dendrochronology, created by Henri Grission-Mayer (formerly of Valdosta State University, Georgia), users will find many interesting facts and beautiful images of ancient tree cross-sections, complete with question and answers. Examples of photos available include a New Mexican juniper dated to 256 B.C., a giant sequoia scarred from a fire in...
View Resource The Gingko Pages

Teacher and Gingko enthusiast Cor Kwant, from the Netherlands, offers this comprehensive Web site devoted to Gingko biloba. This frequently updated site covers just about everything there is to know about this "unique tree, a living fossil, unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs." Visitors may read about gingko history, propagation techniques, botanical characteristics, various uses, and much...
View Resource Friends of Trees

Based in Portland, Oregon, the Friends of Trees organization is dedicated to restoring urban forests around the country, with a particular emphasis on the Portland metropolitan area. As their Web site notes, "Trees are an essential part of the urban ecosystem. They help keep our water and air clean, prevent erosion, provide wildlife habitat, and make neighborhoods greener, more beautiful places to...
View Resource NPR: Bushwhacking with a Big-Tree Hunter A Walk on the Wild Side with Bob Van Pelt

Some people hunt animals and others hunt for trees. In this National Public Radio story, one in a special series called Big Trees and the Lives They've Changed, Ketzel Levine accompanies the foremost big tree hunter into the forests of the northwest. While they do find some big trees, it's what they don't find -- the absence of big trees -- that's most illuminating. By big, we're talking trees...
View Resource New York University: A World Community of Old Trees

Hosted by New York University, this innovative website entitled A World Community of Old Trees was created by art educator and exhibiting visual artist, Dr. June Julian. This collaborative art project provides opportunities for students in grades K-12 to research a tree in their community, create art work about that tree, and submit the information and artwork for inclusion in the Tree Gallery...
View Resource Cornell University-Sugar Maple Research and Extension Program

From Cornell University, this website features the Sugar Maple Research and Extension Program. The site provides great information, photos, and activities for maple syrup producers, students and teachers, and other maple syrup enthusiasts. The Syrup Production section has information on a variety of topics including How Does Sap Flow through Maple Trees?, Maple Recipes and Nutritional Information,...
View Resource Washington State University Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center: Organic & Integrated Fruit Production

Part of the Washington State University Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, this website offers various resources for orchardists interested in organic and integrated production methods. The site contains sections on Organic Fruit Production, Soil and Pest Management, Apple Replant Disease, and more. The site also offers links to other Washington State University sites for Horticulture,...
View Resource Magnolia Society International

To many, they are one of the first, sweet smells and sights of spring. Magnolias! And this site of Magnolia Society International is the online home of "a worldwide organization devoted to the appreciation and study of magnolias." This exceptionally comprehensive site offers all sorts of information, ranging from details about research funds, related publications, care and propagations of...
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