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Other Great Resources for Forest Owners

 

You can use many other fantastic resources and libraries that are available to empower your stewardship. On this page, links to consultant directories, landowner networks, and resource libraries abound. Remember, the best way to learn more about your forest and its needs is to consult a professional forester.

Consultants and Service Providers

Citizen science programs for you and your forest

Trail building

Membership Networks and Associations for Small Forest Landowners

Green Building Resources

Books from our Reading List

  • Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon
  • Trees to Know in Oregon by Ed Jensen
  • Shrubs to Know in Pacific Northwest Forests by Ed Jensen
  • Native Trees of Western Washington by Kevin Zobrist
  • The Hidden Forest by Jon R. Luoma
  • The Final Forest: Big Trees, Forks, and the Pacific Northwest by William Dietrich
  • The Forest Unseen by David George Haskell
  • The Hidden Half of Nature by David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle
  • Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest – by Russell Link
  • Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest – by Russell Link
  • Backyard Woodland – Josh Vanbrakle

Other Resource Libraries

 

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Estate Planning Advice from A Family Forest

Planning what happens to your land after you pass on is a critical part of good forest stewardship. If you don’t plan to sell your land or pass it on to another family member, you’ll need to figure out not just how it will be managed in the future, but who will manage it. That involves a lot of decisions, and likely a lot of outside help. But even if you do plan to leave the land to your kids or other family members, don’t assume that transition will happen smoothly on its own.

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Restoring watershed ecosystems at Tarboo Forest

Northwest Watershed Institute (NWI), a Port Townsend-based non-profit, leads the work to regrow old-growth forests in the uplands of Tarboo Creek and re-establish forested wetlands in the floodplain. Over the years, NWI has quilted together Tarboo Wildlife Preserve, 396 acres in the Tarboo valley near Quilicene, Washington.

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GO WITH THE SNOW: WINTER FOREST MONITORING RESULTS

The future is looking drier, and the trees are taking notice. With climate change creating warmer and drier summers, how can we use forestry techniques to increase snowpack and slow snowmelt for water availability? This question led us at NNRG to create an experiment in practical forestry methods, in collaboration with several partners.

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