Resource Library





View the links provided for additional forestry related resources.

If there is a pest, disease, or other invasive species not listed here that you are seeking information about or assistance with, please email us at and we will do our best to connect you with the right resources and/or entities.

This page is routinely updated, please be patient with us!

Identify and Report Invasive Species

Home Gardening or Lawn Question?

Gardening Hotline: 1-888-678-3464

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM-12 PM

MSU Extension -Gardening in Michigan

Invasive Species Management


Learn more about Cedar Apple Rust in Michigan

Cedar Apple Rust (

Learn more about Fire Blight in Michigan

Fire Blight of Apple and Pear (WSU Tree Fruit)

Timber Harvest and Landscaping


Landscaping and Gardening Around Walnuts and Other Juglone Producing Plants (PennState Extension)

Wildflower and Grass Planting Information Chart

Other Helpful Information

Here is a contact list of known forestry professionals and consultants in the region. This list is not exhaustive and does not include every known forester in SE Michigan.

Download MCD’s Foresty Contact List