Check out the information available on urban wood and those strengthening efforts to save it across the country.
- Why Use Urban Wood?
- What about using ash?
- The Wood Database
- Forest Products Laboratory Wood Database (FPL) This US Forest Service lab is a rich information center for woods and their properties and located in Madison, WI.
- North Carolina State University Database
“The InsideWood database contains brief descriptions of fossil and modern woody dicots (hardwoods) from more than 200 plant families, and is searchable by an interactive, multiple-entry key. This wood anatomy web site has over 40,000 images showing anatomical details.” NCSU The InsideWood Working Group (IWG): The site is a project of the Libraries and the Department of Wood and Paper Science, at North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, NC, USA. The project benefits from collaboration with the Micromorphology Group, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K. and the National Herbarium of the Netherlands, and CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, Australia.
- Urban Forest Products Alliance Learn more about the national efforts to promote the use of wood from urban trees.
- Woodworking Guilds