Intergenerational Land Transfer

Upcoming Workshops Passing your woodland or cabin to the next generation: Intergenerational Land Transfer Family Workshop You have a vision for your woodland or cabin properties. It may be as simple as keeping the woodland or cabin in the family or as complex as maintaining a working woodland for future generations. After working with more than 200 families we have […]

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Thinnings and woodland stand improvement

Thinnings and timber stand improvement operations are designed to improve the vigor and value of existing forest stands.  There are many ways to do this.  As in choosing the right silvicultural system, choosing the right kind of thinning for your woodland can be somewhat complex.  That decision depends on a number of factors, including site characteristics, stand age, species composition, […]

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Forest Certification Systems & Standards

There are several different forest certification systems. Although in general the systems have been getting more similar over time, some differences remain. As a woodland owner, you need to understand the different systems in order to make the right certification decision for your land. This page offers links and information about the different forest certification systems available to family forest […]

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Family Forest Certification: Overview

More wildlife. Healthy trees. A beautiful place to spend time with family and friends. Sometimes land stewardship means active management: improving wildlife habitat, planting trees, or cleaning up after a windstorm. But how can you be sure contractors share your high standards for the care of your land? One option is to hire a third-party certified professional forester or logger. […]

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