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12/12 - How to Develop a Forest Management Plan

When Dec 12, 2009
from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Where Yelm, WA
Contact Name Kirk Hanson
Contact Email kirk@nnrg.org
Contact Phone 360-316-9317
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This one-day workshop will walk small woodland owners through the steps of developing their own forest management plan.

Download flier & registration form here.

A comprehensive Forest Stewardship Plan is the foundation of a well managed forest.  A stewardship plan can help you integrate management, conservation, and enhancement goals for your forest resources in a manner which meets your individual needs and objectives. A stewardship plan provides a framework from which to examine current resource conditions on your property and develop an organized strategy for management.  A stewardship plan can also serve as a “living document” in which all new information, current and future management activities, and other related data can be archived.

A forest stewardship plan can also help you qualify for FSC® certification, carbon offset programs, reduced tax rates for your land, and government financial assistance programs.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a format and guidance for organizing, developing, and recording the elements of a Forest Stewardship Plan for your property.

 

Topics will include:

  • Developing goals & objectives for your forest
  • Mapping forest resources
  • Defining & characterizing forest stands
  • Developing a historic profile
  • Collecting & recording forest inventory data • Resources for developing a plan
  • Developing a forest monitoring plan • Developing an activity schedule
  • Recording forest management activities
  • And more...

 


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