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Resource Library

Welcome to Merck Forest and Farmland Center's Digital Resource Library.

This library provides an archive of MFFC management documents, scientific reports and historical information as well as our quarterly publication, The Ridgeline.

Please peruse at your leisure and let us know if you have any questions. Enjoy!

Plans, Reports & Histories

Ecological Management for Sustained Maple Forest Health and Productivity
Dr. Bruce L. Parker, Dr. Margaret Skinner, and Donald Tobi, The University of Vermont, Entomology Research Laboratory

Earthworms: A Real Threat to Our Northeastern Sugarbushes
Bruce L. Parker, Donald R. Tobi and Josef Görres

Exotic, Invasive Earthworms: A Clear and Present Danger to Regeneration in Our Northeastern Sugarbushes
Bruce L. Parker & Margaret Skinner, The University of Vermont, Entomology Research Laboratory; Josef Görres, The University of Vermont, Plant and Soil Science Department

MFFC: Vermont Atlas of Life

2012-2021 MFFC Forest Management Plan

Assessment of MFFC Dry Oak Woodlands

Land Use at MFFC: 1761 to the Present

Vermont Forest Health - North American Sugar Maple Health Project: MFFC Results

Foresters for the Birds: MFFC Survey Map and Directions - Audubon, Vermont

Birds with Silviculture in Mind: Foresters for the Birds, Aududon Vermont

Silviculture with Birds in Mind: Foresters for the Birds, Aududon Vermont

Guide to Habitat Assessment: Foresters for the Birds, Aududon Vermont


Summer Ridgeline 2017

Spring Ridgeline 2017

Winter Ridgeline 2016/17

Autumn Ridgeline 2016

Summer Ridgeline 2016

Spring Ridgeline 2016

Winter Ridgeline 2015-16

Autumn Ridgeline 2015

Summer Ridgeline 2015

Spring Ridgeline 2015

Winter Ridgeline 2014-15

Fall Ridgeline 2014

Summer Ridgeline 2014

Spring Ridgeline 2014

The Ridgeline - Winter 2013-14

The Ridgeline - Fall 2013

The Ridgeline - Summer 2013

The Ridgeline - Spring 2013

The Ridgeline - Winter 2012-13

The Ridgeline - Fall 2012

The Ridgeline - Summer 2012

The Ridgeline - Spring 2012

Tax Status Information

2016 MFFC 990 Form

We are not affiliated with, nor do we receive annual support from Merck & Co. Inc.
We are not part of any government agency. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent
allowed by law and are greatly appreciated!

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