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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latest news & Events

Helping Your Forest Through Dry Times

The drier and hotter years ahead don’t have to spell trouble for the forests you steward. From recognizing and responding to drought stress in trees to planting tree species from other regions, there are steps you can take to mitigate the impacts of climate change in your forest.

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Stewarding Woodlands in a Changing Climate

Ben Deumling and his family steward Zena Forest, a member of NNRG’s group FSC® certificate. The largest contiguous block of forest in the Eola Hills of the Willamette Valley, Zena Forest has not been immune to the impacts of climate change. Facing large-scale Douglas-fir die-off, Ben describes below how he and his family are experimenting with planting less-traditional tree species—ones more tolerant to a warming climate.

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Seeking Forest Owners for New Study

You know better than anyone what kind of management work you’ve done in your forest, and what sorts of financial and ecological results its produced. Your closest forest-owning neighbor might have taken a different approach but ended up with similar results.

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