Resources

Owning a forest comes with lots of questions. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite resources for you, and split them up into different sections for different needs and interests. These resources have been gathered over decades of working with forest landowners and hearing the shared questions they have about stewarding their woodlands. You might want to learn about what to look for in the woods and how to monitor its changes. You might want to delve into strategies to improve wildlife habitat and optimize timber value. Whatever your management goals, these resources can help inform your stewardship, deepen your relationship to your woods, and help you translate your vision for your forest into action.

Monitoring & Inventory Tools

Management Planning

Ecological Forestry

Managing for Wildlife

Invasive Species

Non-Timber Forest Products

Thinning and Selling Trees

Post-Harvest Resources

Funding Opportunities for Landowners

Planning Your Home and Forest for Wildfire

Biochar & Biofuels

Regulations, Current Use, & Taxes

Seasonal Forestry Reminders

For Beginning Forest Landowners

DIY Stewardship Resources

For FSC®-Certified Forest Owners

For FSC® Wood Buyers

Resources for Forest Owners in San Juan County

Preferred Providers

Other Great Resources for Forest Owners

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Summer Forest Stewardship Tips

Summer is the perfect time for major forest management activities like thinning trees, controlling weeds and invasives, and maintaining roads. Performing these stewardship activities in

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Raising 5,200 Children by Shovel and Machete

This January the Hansons embarked on a large reforestation project on their forest near Olympia, Washington. Comprising 18 acres and 5,200 seedlings, it’s been their most ambitious planting job to date — one that has had Hanson parents, kids, and grandkids weathering much of the current pandemic from deep in the forest.

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A Field Guide to Harvest Equipment

The forests of the Pacific Northwest are teeming with movement and noise—not all of it animal in origin! Stroll through an NNRG member forest undergoing an ecological harvest or thinning and you might catch a glimpse of one of these logging machines (don’t forget to wear appropriate safety-gear!).

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