This unique book guides landowners, managers, and forest stewards in:
-Appreciating the fascinating history and composition of Southeastern forests
-Developing a forest management plan to manage forests from regeneration and thinning to vegetation treatments, prescribed fire, and harvesting
-Understanding the responsibilities of landowners to meet state Best Management Practices by properly designing forest roads and maintaining wetlands and waterways.
-Maintaining a healthy forest free of insects, disease, and exotic and invasive species
-Managing a forest for non-timber resources such as wildlife, pine straw, livestock, or recreation.
-Understanding economics, liability, forest stewardship, and cost-share programs to properly handle forest business affairs
-Planning for the future owners of a forest
- ISBN-13: 9781581738230
- ISBN-10: 1581738234
- Publisher: Sweetwater Press
- Publish Date: September 2011