Tree planting the right way ensures successful reforestation
In some forest situations, seedlings readily spring up from seeds produced by nearby trees, reducing (or even eliminating) the need to plant trees. Often, though, conditions aren't right for this natural regernation to happen quickly, or with the desired kinds of trees. Therefore, planting tree seedlings by hand usually is required. A tree planting project has several steps, all of which are important to overall success.
Get help, get trees, or get information
The following resources will not only help you understand the steps required to accomplish a successful reforestation effort, but will also help you find the expertise, the manpower and the seedlings you may need to help your new forest thrive.
|For more information, please conact:
Paul Oester, Oregon State University Extension Agent
TREE PLANTING RESOURCES TO GET YOU STARTED:
- Establishing and Managing Forest Trees in Western Oregon This booklet describes tree species that grow best west of the Cascades, along with tips for planting and tending them along the way.