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National Forest Management and its Impacts on Rural Economies and Communities

This public hearing by the House Committee on Agricultural discusses national forest management and it's impacts on rural economies and communities.


New Opportunities in Forest Management, Minnesota Family Forest

Private non-industrial forested lands in Minnesota and other states of the Northeastern U.S. can benefit from the practice of "Forest Stand Improvement," a less-intensive and more owner-friendly version of Timber Stand Improvement that can be implemented by the landowner him or herself.


Fire Survivors - How do forest management strategies used to combat wildfires impact tree growth?

Ohio University doctoral student Alexander Anning is researching how prescribed burnings and forest thinning impacts on the remaining trees growth.


Reasons for Prescribed Fire in Forest Management

A summary of all the benefits of prescribed fire in southern forests.


Consulting Foresters for Private Landowners

Professional forest management can provide tremendous benefits to landowners. Landowners have the opportunity to produce income from timber sales, develop better wildlife habitat, enjoy more hunting opportunities and provide a better environment for all of us by protecting soil and water resources.


National Forest System Land Management Planning Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Abstract:  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (U SDA) Forest Service (the Agency) is  proposing a new rule at 36 CFR part 219 to guide development, revision, and amendment  of land management plans for units of  the National Forest System.


A Forest Management Renaissance

It is time for a new approach to on the ground forest management.


Healthy and Fire-Resilient Forest Management by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

This video from Washington Policy Center with cooperation from the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, sheds light on how the tribes manage forests to be more healthy using commercial harvests, thinnings, and controlled burns to deal with the pressures of insect infestation, climate change, and decades of fire suppression.


Forest management handbook for small-parcel landowners in the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade Range

This handbook was assembled by synthesizing information from a large body of current scientific literature, including printed and online sources, that provides relevant technical information for forest landowners.


Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan - The key to forest management

Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations.


Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies

Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.


Unlocking the Economic Potential of Your Woodlot

If you’re interested in long-term woodlot management, this article investigates the benefits of silviculture and the idea that forest management considers the trees that are left growing after a timber sale are just as important as the trees that are cut.


Everything You Know About Timber Harvest is Probably Wrong

The problem is all the people who don’t understand the body of science behind timber management and who become highly agitated whenever they see trees being harvested.


Do You Know What Your Forest Carbon Offsets Are?

In the world of forest carbon offsets, it’s absolutely essential to understand seven general terms with very precise meanings.   real additional permanent verifiable quantifiable leakage reversal These concepts apply to all offset projects, but each type of project has its own methodology for calculating offsets.& ...


Family-Owned Forests: How To Unlock The Carbon Potential In America's Backyard

The Family Forest Carbon Program is a new program, created by the American Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy, to open carbon markets to small forest landowners, empowering them to be able to help address our climate challenges.


The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy - Phase III Western Regional Science-Based Risk Analysis Report (Western Regional Risk Report)

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a bold, new national approach to the increasingly complex reality of wildland fire and land management, and fire response.


Protecting Nature, Harvesting Timber

How different conservation groups got into managing forestland, and the lessons they've learned. 


The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry

Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.


Understanding and Reaching Family Forest Owners - Lessons from Social Marketing Research

Social marketing—the use of commercial marketing techniques to effect positive social change—is a promising means by which to develop more effective and ef?cient outreach, policies, and services for family forest owners.


Wildlands and Woodland - A vision for the New England landscape

New England’s distinctive landscape is a testament to the resiliency of the land and the conservation ethic of its people. The remarkable return of the region’s forests following an early history of forest clearing and intensive logging offers an unprecedented opportunity to secure a more sustainable future.

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