(section: 2 / line: 1)
Yes, the two 8.5 x 11 inch sheets of paper may be in sheet protectors. Remember that you may only have 2 pieces of paper.
(section: 2 / line: 5)
Yes, any commercially published resource is allowed.
(section: 2 / paragraph: 1 / line: 1)
Yes, if the team chooses to include the National Tree List or any parts of the list in their notes, it must be included in the two 8.5" x 11" two-sided pages of information. This is a new rule for this year.