Trees Research Links
Brand, Mark H.
UConn Plant Database of Trees, Shrubs, and Vines.
University of Connecticut, 1997-2001
Browse list of Latin or common names of plants including trees.
Columbia University, University of Maryland, and Smithsonian Institution.
Leafsnap: An Electronic Field Guide. Columbia
University, University of Maryland, Smithsonian Institution., 2011
Contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark of trees in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Cope, J. A., F. E. Winch, and Edward A. Cope.
List of 50 Trees.
L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 22 May 2002.
Student-friendly, originally designed for the 4-H
Department of Forests and Environmental Conservation.
VT Tree ID.
Virginia Tech, Apr. 2010.
Search under scientific or common name
Division of Forestry.
Ohio Trees Index.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Includes diseases and pest, soil preference, and leaf colors in summer and fall.
Kirwan, Jeff, and James Ward.
Key to Leaves of Virginia Trees.
Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, 2011.
Interactive guide to identifying trees by their leaves.
North Dakota Tree Information Center.
N.D. Tree Handbook.
North Dakota State University
Includes use of trees.
Online encyclopedias about many topics. Search under the name of your tree. The articles are by experts who use scientific words that you are learning in class to describe trees. (Please check with Ms. Averill about McGee's user name and password for Grolier.)
Power Search for Middle Schools
Articles in books, magazines, and newspapers about almost any topic. Search under the name of your tree.
Gale Science in Context
Articles in science reference books, magazines, and newspapers about many topics. Search under the name of your tree.
Links to Information about Animals
Connecticut Wildlife Division. Wildlife Fact Sheets. CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Connecticut Wildlife Division. Wildlife Outreach Fact Sheets. CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Connecticut Wildlife Division. Wildlife Publication Library. CT Dept. of Environmental Protection.
Connecticut Wildlife [Magazine]. Wildlife Publication Library.
Digitized copies of the magazine about Connecticut Wildlife. It has no index or table of contents, so you must look through it to find articles about different Connecticut animals. The articles are good but it takes time to find information about specific animals.
NoodleTools Instruction Sheets
Help Build a McGee Tree database!
Updated 12 November 2010 18 October 2010 L. Averill
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