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The North American Envirothon site (www.envirothon.org) provides several resources needed to be successful at the WV Envirothon competition. The Key Points list topics included in the competition and useful training resources. Additional resources are provided below:

Tree ID

West Virginia Forestry Tree ID
Virginia Tech Tree ID
Trees in Winter
Twigs of Common Trees (pdf) Arbor Day Foundation

Logging Regulations

Laws and Regulations for WV Loggers (PDF)

BMP Guidelines

Invasive Species

Fighting Invasive Plants of WV (PDF)
Fighting Aquatic Invasive Species (PDF)
Fighting Invasive Forest Pests and Pathogens (PDF)
Invasive Species Presentation (PDF for Viewing)
Invasive Species Presentation (PowerPoint for Presentation)
USDA Invasive Species list

Trees and Ecosystem Benefits

22 Benefits of Trees
Trees Value to Worlds Largest Cities
Ecosystem Services (USDA)

Additional Resources

Maryland Envirothon Forestry Resource Guide (pages 18-22 focus on Basal Area and Plot Sampling)

4H Forestry Invitational - Training Materials

Biltmore Stick

Common Forestry Tools


Enhancing Cerulean Warbler Habitat in the Appalachians (PDF)

Forestry Measurements and Tools

Forestry Benefits: Urban and Community Forestry

Forests: Multiple Use

Forest Stewardship: Timber Harvesting

Golden-winged Warbler Habitat

Managing Forests for Fish and Wildlife

Michigan Forests Forever Teacher Guide

National Envirothon Forestry Guidelines

One - Tree Basics

Physiology of Trees: Michigan Forests Forever

Products from Trees

Technology in the forest

Tree Measurements

US Forest Service

Virtual Cruiser Vest

West Virginia Forestry Association - Forest Facts

Wildlife Ecology

Woodland Management- Measuring your forests

WV Division of Forestry


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