Maple Trees are one of the most common species found throughout Ohio. The three most common types are the Red, Silver and Sugar varieties - all of which produce sap and maple sugar, and are valued commercially for their wood. Below are some facts to know about these three types of Maple Tree:
Five years ago a disease was discovered in Ohio that posed a real threat to our Black Walnut population. Since then, scientists have seen a decrease in its host beetle population, but the threat of repopulation remains.
Ohio's forests, like many throughout the United States, have gone through some extraordinary changes over time. Knowledge of these changes, what caused them, and the current state of Ohio's forests foster important understanding of our natural habitat