Recording and resources now available for “Native trees and shrubs for wildlife”

“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

Additional Resources

PDF – A Day in the Woods- Native Trees and Shrubs for Wildlife (Final)


National Wild Turkey Federation – Manage Your Property – website


Ohio Woodland Stewards website



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