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    • Developing a Custom Portable Sawmill Enterprise (NRAES 134) 

      Kays, Jonathan; Goff, Gary; Milauskus, Steven J.; Greason, Mike; Wagner, John E.; Canham, Hugh (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2007)
      Discusses business-plan development; determining rates; writing contracts; marketing; product and service diversification; safety issues; insurance and liability; financial analysis; purchasing and operating a sawmill; ...
    • Enhancing Wildlife Habitat: A Practical Guide to Forest Landowners (NRAES 64 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Hobson, Scott S.; Barclay, John S.; Broderick, Stephen H. (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1993)
      Wildlife habitat has three main components, cover(shelter), food, and water. Cover, food, and shelter needs vary by wildlife species. The components can also be manipulated, along with other habitat characteristics, to ...
    • Forest Landowner’s Guide to Evaluating and Choosing a Natural Resource-Based Enterprise (NRAES 151) 

      Kays, Jonathan S.; Drohan, Joy (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2004)
      This book is intended for landowners interested using their land for a natural resource-based business. Eleven exercises with worksheets provide a framework for assessing family goals; taking an inventory of land, natural ...
    • Forest Resource Management: A Landowner’s Guide to Getting Started (NRAES 170) 

      Sullivan, Kristi L.; Smallidge, Peter J.; Finley, James C.; Jacobson, Michael G. (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2006)
      Forest landowners hold the key to providing healthy forests for generations to come. Landowners can realize their full potential as stewards of their forests by using this book. Forest stewardship means setting and achieving ...
    • Lumber from Local Woodlots (NRAES 27) 

      Edmonds, Robert L.; Wells, Grant D.; Gilman, Francis E.; Knowles, Stanley W.; Engalichez, Nicolas (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service (NRAES), 1988-04)
      Local woodlots offer an often overlooked source of good quality, low-cost wood products for flooring, paneling, siding, furniture, building construction, crating, specialty forest products, woodworking projects, and more. ...
    • The Pond Guidebook (NRAES 178 - FRONT MATTER ONLY) 

      Ochterski, Jim; Swistock, Bryan; Kraft, Clifford; Schneider, Rebecca (Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES), 2007)
      Includes insights and management tips for pond owners and those considering constructing a pond. Based on research and experience, the book addresses water chemistry, construction, safety, weed management, fish selection, ...