Forest Resource Management: A Landowner’s Guide to Getting Started (NRAES 170)
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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 objectives for land while maintaining its integrity for future generations. Chapters include developing a vision and a plan; exploring the possibilities; protecting your soil, water, and forest resources; economic issues; and summary of action steps. Also includes 36 color photographs, 15 illustrations, appendixes, activities, and quizzes. Winner of National Woodland Owners Association — Book of the Year — Best Forestry Book 2006.
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This 84 page publication (NRAES-170) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
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Woodlots; Forest Management; Rural-Land Management
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Sullivan, K. L. (2006). Forest resource management: a landowner's guide to getting started. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service.