Forestry education and assistance programs for Washington forest landowners by David M. Baumgartner

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Statement[prepared by David M. Baumgartner and Donald P. Hanley and Steve Gibbs].
SeriesEB -- 1286., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 1286.
ContributionsHanley, Donald P., 1947-, Gibbs, Steve, 1952-, Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL17608713M

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The DNR Forest Stewardship Program provides services and direct one-on-one assistance to forest landowners with ten or more acres in western Washington or with any acreage in eastern Washington. DNR stewardship foresters offer no-cost, non-regulatory, on-site visits to help landowners improve forests for timber production, forest.

Forestry Education and Assistance for Washington Forest Landowners. Here is a directory of public and private agencies and their programs that help landowners with forestry concerns.

Lists sources of financial assistance, consultation, educational materials, and. Forest Landowner Assistance. The Division of Forestry has three Service Foresters available to provide technical advice and assistance to woodlot owners throughout the State.

This service is available to private citizens, municipalities, conservation groups or other private or public organizations. Washington Department of Natural Resources, Forest Stewardship Program. DNR Stewardship foresters provide free technical assistance to small forest landowners throughout the state.

WSU Forestry Extension. WSU Forestry and Wildlife Extension program provides education and information about forest management to private forest landowners as well as the general public.

Washington State University Forestry Extension. Provides education and information about forest management to private forest landowners as well as the general public.

Offers classes such as Ties to the Land and Forest Stewardship Coached Planning as. Washington's family-owned forests provide scenic beauty, clean water, wildlife habitat, and natural resources that support schools, hospitals, roads, and libraries across the state.

But Washington's 5 million acres of family forests are at risk from&hellip. Natural Resources Districts (NRD) are teaming with the Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to address declining forests and windbreaks across the state with a $ million grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

The grant allows the Nebraska Forest Restoration Partnership to provide financial assistance to agricultural. Washington State University (WSU) Extension Forestry in cooperation with DNR, and other agencies and organizations, provides educational programs and materials for family forest owners.

Offerings include multi-week Forest Stewardship Coached Planning Shortcourses to help you develop a forest stewardship plan, Regional Forest Owners Field Days, Forest Stewardship University online and. Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Forest Stewardship Program has assisted overlandowners in preparing multipurpose management plans for areas encompassing more than 20 million acres of nonindustri-al private forest (NIPF).

These plans promote the long-term sustainability of private forests by balancing future public needs for forest.

Forest Stewardship is a nationwide program providing advice and assistance to help family forest owners manage their lands.

The program is a cooperative effort between the U.S. Forest Service and state forestry agencies. In Washington state, the program is administered by DNR’s Forest Health and Resiliency Division.

The following forestry assistance programs, some financial and some technical, are major programs available to the forest landowner in the United States.

These programs are designed to help a landowner with the cost of tree planting. Most of these programs are cost-share programs that will pay a percentage of the establishment cost of the trees.

Forestry assistance – see also Cost share programs. Forestry Education and Assistance for Washington Forest Landowners (PDF) – WSU Extension Fact Sheet FSE; Washington State Consulting Forester and Silvicultural contractor Directory – WSU Extension database. The WSU Forestry and Wildlife Extension program provides education and information about forest management to private forest landowners as well as the general public.

If you have questions or need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Resource and Assistance Directories. Half of Washington state is forested, and a quarter of that land is in the hands of more thanforest-owning families.

WSU Extension plays an important role in helping families steward their land. “Through education, we help families become experts at protecting their forests,” said Extension Forester Andy Perleberg. The Forest Service helps ensure that forest landowners have the best technical, educational, and financial assistance available to achieve their unique objectives and to keep forests working for all of us.

We do this through a variety of Cooperative Forestry program tools. It is the mission of the Illinois Division of Forestry Resources to protect, perpetuate, restore, conserve, and manage the forest and related resources of Illinois, both public and private, rural and urban; and to ensure for future generations the greatest economic, scientific, and social benefits that can only be provided through a forest.

Financial incentives and technical assistance programs help private forest landowners obtain their goals for responsibly managing natural resources. Assistance and incentive programs focus on helping landowners meet management objectives such as: Protecting forests from insect and disease.

We provide information to our state's forest landowners, school children, government officials, volunteer fire departments, and the public. Agency personnel work with other organizations to conduct workshops, forestry tours, and educational programs that demonstrate the importance of Alabama's forests.

forestry assistance program (fap) Kama Ross began her position as the Forestry Assistance Program Forester for Leelanau, Benzie and Grand Traverse Conservation Districts on October Most recently she served as the FAP Forester for Wexford and Missaukee Conservation Districts and earlier in her career for Otsego County.

program for family forest landowners. • Assist cities, communities, and neighborhoods in planning for, planting, and managing their trees for economic, environmental, and social benefits. Key Issues • Assisting communities to mitigate the wildland fire problem in the Wildland Urban Interface. • Providing technical assistance and education.

The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties. Acknowledgements and Accommodations.

The Western Washington Forest Owners Winter School is an educational partnership between Washington State University Extension Forestry and Green River College Natural program is made possible in part by funding support from King Conservation District, Washington State University,and the Washington Tree Farm Program.

The program houses the Federal Forest Restoration Program which supports forest collaboratives and works in partnership to increase the pace, scale and quality of forest restoration on federal forests.

This program also identifies, coordinates and administers federal grant programs that provide funding and incentives for family forest landowners. Forestry Landowner Assistance DNR district foresters have assisted Iowans in managing and understanding their woodland resources since Your forester can help to improve your woodland for wildlife, recreation, water quality, or wood products, through.

The Virginia Forest Landowner Education Program (VFLEP), in conjunction with numerous state, federal and private partners, offers a wide variety of science-based educational opportunities for new and experienced forest landowners. VFLEP also offers continuing education opportunities for natural resource and real estate professionals.

Today, 63% of New York's land area is covered with million acres of forest land, and 74% of New York's forest land is owned by more thanprivate landowners. These private forest lands provide many public benefits including clean air and water, carbon storage, forest products, jobs, scenic beauty, and outdoor recreation opportunities.

The COVID outbreak is not slowing down the Washington State University Extension Forestry and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Stewardship education program.

As in nature, the program is simply adapting, partnering with experts around Washington state to deliver high-quality classes and workshops online for. Maintaining the sustainability of all these natural resources is the goal of the CAL FIRE Resource Management Program. The Department achieves this goal by administering state and federal forestry assistance programs for landowners, demonstrating sound management practices on eight demonstration state forests, enforcing the California Forest Practice Act on all non-federal.

Working forests in Washington support more thanjobs. For more information, visit the Washington Forest Protection Association's website. Read the latest WA SIC Meeting Highlights.

Download the new Guide to Sustainable Forestry Practices in Washington for Landowners. Download the latest WCLA Training Requirements. This book is intended to raise awareness of the issue. It also features tips for planting a Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down. is a page book published by the U.S. Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.

It features 28 full-color, hand-painted illustrations. Private landowners are encouraged to practice forest stewardship and leave the land and its resources in better condition for future generations. Each individual landowner can contribute to the future environmental quality and economic stability of Maryland by managing forestland according to a resource conservation plan.

landowners to improve forest health and reduce stand susceptibility to insect damage in eastern WA. DNR forest health staff continue an aggressive forest health education and technical assistance and site visit program. Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) continued follow-up.

Landowner Awareness, Education and Planning The Forest Stewardship Program was authorized by the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of and first enacted with the Farm Bill. Through state forestry agencies and other partners, the FSP has provided more thanmulti-resource management plans that describe long-term.

Environmental Quality Incentives Program: Washington Forest Land Enhancement Program: Washington Forest Legacy Program: Washington Landowner Incentive Program: Washington Wetlands Reserve Program: Washington Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program: W.

Virginia Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) Farm Service Agency W. Virginia Conservation. The forest management plan will be written week-by-week, helping attendees shape their goals and vision for their property.

Having a management plan is a critical part of being a forest owner, and often a major point of pride. The plan can make landowners eligible for reduced property taxes and cost-share assistance to put the plan in action.

Description: The New York State Forest Tax Law (a) represents a long term commitment by private forest landowners to actively steward their forest resources. To encourage this long term commitment, the WAC Forestry Program provides a a Enrollment Incentive payment to help private forest landowners offset the cost of enrolling in a.

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®) program guides the forest management of the majority of industrial forest landowners in the United States. A major goal of SFI subscribing companies is to ensure that future generations enjoy the same opportunities provided by.

Regardless of the program, landowners must have a written management plan to participate. Usually the demand for assistance far exceeds the amount of funds available, so the best way to get the latest information on these opportunities is to stay in touch with your local forester.

Table 1 Forestry assistance for landowners. Project Title: Children’s Picture Book About Urban Forestry and Green Spaces. Project Funding Year: Project Lead: Blue Zones Project and Washington Middle School. Oli Would Grow is a fun children’s book exploring our food stories and the many ways in which trees, plants, farms, and gardens can help us increase access to local produce.

Inthe Sustainable Forestry and African American Land Retention Program was initiated by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and the USDA's Forest Service and Natural Resource Conservation Service agencies. Three community-based pilot projects were begun in three states: North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alabama.

By restoring forests and forest health the EFRP works to protect natural resources and wildlife habitats. Learn more about enrolling in EFRP because of severe drought or damage to a forest you own.

Learn more about other FSA disaster assistance programs. For a list of FAQs, visit Ask FSA. Forest Restoration Program - Owner Information.assistance with Maine’s forestry laws and rules.

Further, a harvest planning checklist can be found on page 9. This list can be used by foresters, loggers and landowners to help prepare for a timber harvest. For additional assistance with any of Maine’s forestry regulations, please call the Maine Forest Service at () or in-state.Forest Ranger / Forest Technician: (Classstarts at $27,): These positions are located throughout the state.

Work involves assisting foresters with forest management, fire prevention, wildfire suppression, forest insect & disease control, as well as informational and educational programs.

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