DEEP: Forestry
 Connecticuts Fall Foliage
 Fall Colors
 Fall Foliage Driving Routes
 Where to View Fall Foliage in Connecticut
 Why Leaves Change Color

Forest Practitioner Certification
 Best Management Practices
  The Connecticut's Best Management Practices for Water Quality describe the minimum standards for maintaining water quality while harvesting forest products.
 CEU Courses
  A listing of opportunities for Connecticut certified forest practitioners to earn continuing education credits
 Continuing Education for Certified Forest Practioners
 Forest Practices Study Guide
 Forest Practitioner Certification
 Forest Products Harvester
 Forester Certification
 Supervising Forest Products Harvester Certification

Forest Protection
 Asian Longhorned Beetle
 EAB Targeted Audiences
  An information page on the emerald ash borer in Connecticut geared to specific audiences, including homeowners, woodland owners, firewood users, firewood dealers, forest practitioners, arborists and municipalities.
 EAB/ALB Updates
  The page provides links to the ongoing list of news and updates regarding both the emerald ash borer and Asian longhorned beetle in Connecticut.
 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
  The Emerald Ash Borer is the latest insect to threaten Connecticut's trees. This small, green, exotic insect attacks ash trees and has been steadily moving east since it was first found in Michigan in 2002. Recently, it has been found in five Connecticut communities: Prospect, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Naugatuck and Waterbury
 Firewood Transportation Self Certification
  When transporting untreated firewood in Connecticut, you must keep a copy of the In-State Firewood Transportation Self Issued Certification of Origin with you.
 Forest Fire Danger ListServ
  Subscribe to the Forest Fire Danger listserv to receive notification regarding the Connecticut Forest Fire Danger by e-mail.
 Forest Health
  CT DEEP monitors and assesses the factors that influence the health of Connecticut's state forests. We work in cooperation with state, federal, and municipal agencies to detect, manage, and treat all factors that negatively impact our state forests.
 Forest Health, Fire and Management
 Forest Protection
 Regulation on Movement of Firewood
  A 'plain-language' approach towards explaining the regulations regarding firewood.
 Southern Pine Beetle
  The Southern Pine Beetle is a new insect to Connecticut. SPB attacks pines trees of all sorts, especially hard pines such as red pine, Scotch pine and pitch pine.
 Spotted Lanternfly
 Statewide Tree Damage
  Connecticut has an unusual number of dead trees, due to such factors as the gypsy moth and the emerald ash borer. People visiting our forests and parks are encouraged to use caution and be aware of the hazards that these trees may pose.
 The Gypsy Moth - A Brief History
  A summary of the history of the gypsy moth in North America.
 The Gypsy Moth - Information for Tree and Woodland Owners
  Gypsy Moth control options for those who own trees and those who own woodlands.
 The Gypsy Moth - Life Cycle and Related Moths
  A summary of the life cycle of the gypsy moth and a listing of a few related moths.
 The Gypsy Moth - Outbreaks and Natural History
  A summary of the processes that contribute to gypsy moth outbreaks, including the role of the maimaiga fungus.
 The Gypsy Moth in Connecticut - An Overview
  The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is well-known in Connecticut for the damage it does to trees.
 Two Lined Chestnut Borer
  tow lined chestnut borer became a pest of significant concern throughout Connecticut this past year, following the recent gypsy moth attacks and the drought, and the stress those caused to surviving oak trees.

Forest Fire
 Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew
  The Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew protects the people and property of the state from forest fires.
 Fire Protection and Control Videos
  Videos about hand line construction and dry hydrants.
 Forest Fire Prevention and Control
  Connecticut DEEP maintains an active forest fire prevention program and a specially-trained force of fire fighting personnel to combat fires that burn an average of 500 acres of woodland per year.
 Forest Fire Prevention Tips
 Forest Fire Weather

Forestland Taxation
 Classification of Land as Forest Land

Forestry General
 About My Woods - Mobile App
  About My Woods is a free mobile app that provides location-specific information about the forest and connects users to professional resources.
 Contacting the Forestry Division
  An overview of 3 different programs relating to firewood - firewood tips, firewood program on state forests and don't move firewood.
 Forest Assessment
  Description of the Forest Assessment Roundtables and an encouragement of public participation.
 Forest Education and Recreation
 Forest Policy and Planning
 Forest Practices Advisory Board
 Forest Practices Temporary Task Force
  The Forest Practices Act Temporary Task Force was convened to make recommendations regarding the adoption of regulations in accordance with Section 23-65j(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes (CGS).
 Forest Resource Plan
 Forestry Articles in CT Wildlife Magazine
 Forestry Publications
  A list of publications available through DEEP Division of Forestry
 Ice Storm Response
  Guidance on ice storm response for municipalites, homeowners and woodlot owners.
 Related Resources
  Forestry - Related Resources
 Sugarhouse Video

Landowner Assistance
 Cooperative Landowner Assistance
  Advice on forestland management for private landowners through CT DEEP Division of Forestry
 Landowner Assistance

 Letterboxing Clues for Algonquin State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for American Legion State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Camp Columbia State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Centennial Watershed State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Cockaponset State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Enders State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Goodwin State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Housatonic State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Massacoe State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Mattatack State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Meshomasic State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Mohawk State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Mohegan State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nassahegon State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Natchaug State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nathan Hale State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Naugatuck State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nehantic State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nepaug State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nipmuck State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Nye-Holman State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Pachaug State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Paugnut State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Paugusett State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for People's State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Pootatuck State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Quaddick State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Salmon River State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Shenipsit State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Topsmead State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Tunxis State Forest
 Letterboxing Clues for Wyantenock State Forest
 Letterboxing in Connecticut's State Forests
 Map of State Forest Letterbox Sites
 The Clues to Letterbox Sites on Connecticut's State Forests

Management on State Lands
 Forest Management on State Lands
 State Lands Firewood Program
  DEEP Division of Forestry had a firewood program by which the public would purchase a permit to harvest firewood from State Forests in 2 cord lots. The program is suspended until further notice.

Urban Forestry
 Arboreta in Connecticut
 Benefits of Urban Wood Utilization
  Urban wood utilization brings economic, environmental and social benefits to the community.
 Character Wood
  Because of its unique aesthetic qualities, most urban lumber is considered “character wood”.
 Connecticut Tree Cities USA
  Tree City USA is a program of the Arbor Day Foundation. It helps local communities celebrate their successes in maintaining their municipality's urban forest.
 Connecticut Tree Wardens
  A summary of key information regarding Connecticut's tree wardens, plus an interactive map to assist people in contacting local tree wardens
 DEEP Tree Planting Grants and the Inspection of Newly Planted Trees
  When assessing trees newly-planted under DEEP tree planting grants, DEEP Forestry inspectors will evaluate a number of items.
 Firewood from Urban Trees
  Firewood can be a great outlet for wood generated by the removal and pruning of urban trees.
 i-Tree Tools
  Created by the US Forest Service, i-Tree tools offer urban foresters and municipalities the ability to quantify the ecosystem services and economical benefits of trees and forests.
 Laws and Regulations Regarding Connecticut Trees
 Non-Profit Urban Forest Organizations
  Non-profit organizations are of large significance in the development and management of the urban forest across Connecticut.
 Protecting Yourself in the Forest
 Reasons for the Removal of Urban Trees
  Storm blowdowns, natural mortality, severe insect and disease damage, construction activities, and many other circumstances are potential causes for urban trees removal.
 Roadside Tree Planting and Maintenance: Whom to Contact
  How to determine who has jurisdiction alongside a road within Connecticut - the tree warden or DOT?
 Solid Sawn Wood: Problems and Options
  Several alternatives can help to overcome the problems typical of sawn urban wood.
 The Benefits of Trees
  The benefits of an urban forest ecosystem are both complex and diverse. The urban forest provides countless social and environmental benefits.
 The Hotchkiss School Woodchip Central Facility
  The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT has replaced their old oil-burning heat system with a Biomass Heating Facility
 The Urban Forestry Program
 Tree Identification
  Tree identification can provide countless benefits including the fun and satisfaction that comes from knowing individual trees.
 Tree Inventories
  Having an inventory of trees in public places provides decision makers with information needed on the care and control of the urban forest.
 Tree Planting and Maintenance
  Planting and maintenance for urban forestry is critical for the future of the Connecticut landscape.
 Trees and Urban Forests
  Learn more about urban forestry and related topics including tree planting, tree care and tree laws.
 Trees and Utilities
  Trees and the electric distribution system in Connecticut must coexist for the benefit of the citizens of Connecticut
 Urban Forest Inventory and Analysis
  Urban Forestry Inventory and Analysis, or UFIA, is a new program on the part of the USDA Forest Service that will, over time, provide an enormous amount of information about Connecticut's urban forests, including condition, trends, changes and ownership.
 Urban Forestry for Municipalities
 Urban Wood for Energy
  Wood residue from urban trees has exceptional potential as a source of biomass for thermal energy.
 Urban Wood Utilization
  Urban wood utilization in Connecticut can bring economic and environmental benefits to the community.
 Uses of Wood Particles
  Urban wood particles that result from the chipping, grinding, planing or shaving of wood can have value if the potential uses of that wood is known.
 Wood Particles
  Chips, flakes, sawdust and other wood particles are common products of urban trees.
 Woodchips for Greenhouse Heating
  Systems for sustainable year-round farming in Connecticut include woodchip burners as main source for heating.

Why We Harvest State Lands
 Challenges for our Future
 How Does a DEEP Forester Know Which Trees To Cut
 How Much of the Forest is Cut
 Promoting Healthy and High Quality, Sustainable State Forests
 The Shaping of the Forests
 Why We Harvest Trees in Connecticut State Forests