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Life on the Dry Side Forestry Newsletter

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Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.

Know Your Forest Learning Library

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Looking for practical information about managing your forestland? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together an extensive library of resources to help you reach your goals.
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How to Manage Your Forest - Module 2: Management Practices

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Next is the Management Practices module which contains eleven more sections, covering a wide array of valuable forest management topics that will help you achieve your goals and objectives.

How to Manage Your Forest - Module 1: Silviculture

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Our first module is Silviculture, or the art and science of managing forests to achieve your objectives. We recommend you begin by watching the Introductory Video below, then viewing each of the nine Silviculture sections in the order listed.

Arbor Day Foundation

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The Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit conservation and education organization. A million members, donors, and partners support our programs to make our world greener and healthier.

Harvesting and Selling Timber: A Field Guide for Woodland Owners

OSU Extension Catalog

A timber sale is the culmination of many years of woodland management. For many small woodland owners, it is an opportunity for a financial return on their property. However, owners who don’t frequently market timber may find it a daunting task. Harvesting and Selling Timber: A Field Guide provides...

By Francisca Belart

TreeTopics Blog

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The TreeTopics blog is used as a means to communicate information and share perspectives with woodland owners and other people interested in forest management.

By Amy Grotta, Brad Withrow-Robinson

Choosing the Right Service Provider for your Family Forest: Logging Contractor

OSU Extension Catalog

Choosing a logging contractor for a harvest operation is an important decision. How do you go about selecting the right person for your property and your particular project? Some of the decision making is tailored to your situation as landowner, and there are some key questions about their ability...

By Tamara Cushing

Small-Scale Harvesting for Woodland Owners

OSU Extension Catalog

For woodland owners with small acreages, timber harvesting presents unique challenges and opportunities. Planning the harvest, working with contractors, and selling the logs are tasks that can seem intimidating. This publication mentions pitfalls to avoid and offers helpful information about small...

By Francisca Belart

Managing Woodland Roads: A Field Guide

OSU Extension Catalog

A full-color field guide to building and maintaining unpaved roads in woodland environments. Contains information on road shapes and surfaces, cross-drainage structures, stream crossings, wet-weather operations, and inspection and maintenance regimes. Discusses legal issues and contracts; culvert...

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