Cutting and Selling Trees

Know Your Forest Learning Library

Online Resource

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.
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How to Manage Your Forest - Module 1: Silviculture

Video

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

Online Resource

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.

Woodland Notes Newsletter

Newsletter

The Woodland Notes newsletter is published quarterly and covers Clackamas, Marion & Hood River Counties.

Life on the Dry Side Newsletter

Newsletter

OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Newsletter: Serving land managers and owners east of the Cascades.

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...

Grass Seeding Forest Roads, Skid Trails, and Landings in the Inland Northwest

OSU Extension Catalog

Sediments are one of the main nonpoint sources of pollution for lakes, rivers, and streams in the Inland Northwest. This publication shares strategies for protecting waters by seeding forest roads, skid trails, and landings. Tables specify ideal mixes of plants best suited for overstory, understory,...