“Native trees and shrubs for wildlife” was offered via Zoom Webinar on March 12, 2021. This program focused on the food provided by native trees and shrubs for Ohio’s many species of wildlife. Below is the video of this program, a copy of the presentation materials and a related web links.
Featured presenters include Ryan Boyer (District Biologist IN, MI, OH; National Wild Turkey Federation), Marne Titchenell (Wildlife Program Specialist, OSU Extension), and Dave Apsley (Natural Resources Specialist, OSU Extension).
Topics covered included:
Types of food provided by trees and shrubs for wildlife
Seasonality and nutritional value of food (mast) produced by trees and shrubs
Importance of providing a diverse mix native, woody plant species
Methods you can employ in your woodlands to enhance the production of mast and other wildlife benefits
Resources available help you to enhance these habitat elements in your woods