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Forestry and Windbreak Publications

Forestry and Windbreak Publications

Publications Available On-Line from Montana NRCS

  • Conservation Trees and Shrubs for Montana
    The publication, Conservation Trees and Shrubs for Montana, (June 2010) was completed by the Custer County Soil Conservation District in cooperation with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and funding from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. Photos provided courtesy of: Towner Nursery, ND Forest Service, Lincoln-Oakes Nursery, ND Tree handbook, Adams County Soil Conservation District, and Bridger Plant Materials Center. Conservation Trees and Shrubs for Montana is also available for downloading.
  • Hand-Planting Guidelines for Bareroot Trees and Shrubs
    Step-by-step planting instructions, including detailed diagram.
  • Planting Guidelines for Containerized and Balled and Burlapped Stock
    Step-by-step planting instructions, including detailed diagram.

Publications Available in Hard Copy from Montana NRCS

  • Characteristics of Common Forest Plants in Montana
  • Conservation Trees and Shrubs for Montana and Wyoming
  • Conservation Trees for Your Farm, Family, and Future
  • Hand-Planting Guidelines for Bareroot Trees & Shrubs
  • How Windbreaks Work
  • Planting Guidelines for Containerized & Balled & Burlapped Stock
  • Windbreak Establishment
  • Windbreak Management
  • Windbreak Renovation
  • Windbreaks for Conservation
  • Windbreaks for Montana
  • Windbreaks for Rural Living
  • Windbreaks in Sustainable Ag Systems

How to Order Publications from NRCS

For ordering instructions please see our publications web page.