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Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner

Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner

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Published by Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service, USDA in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reforestation -- Maine -- Cost effectiveness

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaine Bureau of Forestry, Maine State ASC Committee
    ContributionsUnited States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. Maine State ASC Committee
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14845566M

    To qualify for assistance under any of these programs you must also develop a current Forest Management Plan, with information and a map that shows the types of conservation practices you will use Your state forester‘s office is the best place File Size: 3MB. The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties. Farm Succession plan important piece of the puzzle By: Chris Bickers.


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Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner. [United States. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. Maine State ASC Committee.;]. Welcome to Maine Forestry. This website is your free forest information source with topics on Maine forest laws, taxes, pruning, thinning, timber harvesting, wildlife, forestry news, cost-share programs, consultant forestry, and much more.

If you need forestry assistance, help is just a phone call or e-mail away. Be Woods Wise. The Maine Forest Service (MFS) will help you make the right choices for your woodland. And our advice is FREE. You can rely on your Maine Forest Service to guide you to all the Forestry Resources you need.

Cost Share Assistance. Stewardship is a frame of mind, a set of principles, and an approach to owning and managing land. cost share assistance View definition a professional, usually with a college or university degree, trained in forestry and forest management.

In Maine, all Foresters must be licensed by the state. Close definition View definition forestry operations that require landowner investment, such as cleaning or weeding stands to remove trees. Small Forest Landowner Office The DNR Small Forest Landowner office (SFLO) was established in to promote the viability of small forest landowners in Washington.

The SFLO manages several assistance programs for landowners, including: • Family Forest Fish Passage Program (FFFPP)—A cost-share program that provides small landowners. see the Forest Health short list of landowner actions; We Can Help You.

We want to help you develop a healthy, thriving and profitable forest. Our foresters can give you guidance and direction to set and meet your forest management goals. You, the environment and local economy can benefit from a productive forest. The VDOF can help you. Helps Maine's family wood land owners make informed decisions based on stewardship principles about their forests, and thereby encourage the long-term sustainability of Maine's forests.

Woodland owners with between 10 and wooded acres are eligible to apply for cost-share assistance to work with a Stewardship Forester to develop a.

a summary of cost-share, tax, and other financial incentive programs available to nonindustrial private forest owners to promote sustainable forestry Data: Home > Data > Forest Incentives. Forest Incentive Programs Available in.

North Carolina Select a listing. Federal. Western Maine Landowner Creates Thriving Lands Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner book Cost Share Funds Febru at am by affoundation Robert Zundel grew up on a large patch of land in Mobile, Alabama, and purchased his woodlot in western Maine to give his young sons the same opportunity to grow up as “part of the landscape," an experience he feels molded his.

These foresters can visit and walk your land with you with no charge; they are one of a forest landowner’s most valuable resources; they can provide you with: Forest management technical assistance Cost-share assistance. Woodland Incentive Program - WIP. Purpose: Provide cost sharing assistance for tree planting, site preparation and timber stand improvement practices.

Scope: The program pays up to 65% of eligible practices and is available to owners of at least 5 forest acres but not more than 1, acres that, when appropriate, has the potential to be harvested for products including logs. Figure 1Eliminating unwanted and weak Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner book from an unmanaged woodland (top) produces a healthy forest of high-value crop trees (bottom). Missouri citizens own about 85 percent of the state's 15 million forested acres.

Proper care and management of the private forest resource are important to the health of Missouri's economy and environment (Figure 1).Once you as a. Forestry cost-share assistance for the Maine forest landowner / ([Washington, D.C.?]: Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service, USDA, []), by United States.

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. Maine State ASC Committee (page images at HathiTrust) Targhee National Forest lodgepole pine reforestation program. 1 A Landowner’s Guide to Forestry in South Carolina SOUTH CAROLINA FORESTRY FACTS Forests cover two-thirds of the total land area in South Carolina.

Seventy-four percent of South Carolina forests are owned by family forest landowners. Over half of the forestland in South Carolina is in hardwood forest types.

The cost share amount is based on the components required by the forester and the corresponding rates and maximums found below.

Maximum cost share for TAEP Forestry Practices combined is $10, per landowner per twelve month period. Forest Stand Improvement Cost Share The Forest Stand Improvement cost share is an incentive for. Forest Practices Adaptive Management Program.

Adaptive Management Program and Contracts, RFPs & RFQs. Small Forest Landowner Office. Forest Stewardship Program. Small Forest Landowner Office. Family Forest Fish Passage Program.

Forestry Riparian Easement Program. Alternate Plans. Aerial Herbicide Application Working Group. require a percent cost-share with cash or in-kind services.

SinceProject Canopy has awarded more than $ million in funding for community forestry projects. Project Canopy is a cooperative partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry’s Maine Forest Service and GrowSmart Maine.

Private landowner assistance program (PLAP) is a class of government assistance program available throughout the U.S. for landowners interested in maintaining, developing, improving and protecting wildlife on their property. Each state provides various programs that assist landowners in agriculture, forestry and conserving wildlife habitat.

This helps landowners in the practice of. Maine Landowner Manages for Cottontail Rabbit Habitat. Janu an entity of the U.S. Department of Agriculture which was offering meetings with wildlife biologists and cost-share assistance for cottontail habitat improvement.

He was immediately interested in this opportunity and soon met with the biologist to discuss what forest. Small Forest Landowner ASSISTANCE REQUEST The Small Forest Landowner Office offers.

advice and assistance to help family forest owners manage and keep their lands in forestry. We work with landowners to assess the health of their woodlands, identify potential problems and opportunities, define management practices, identify sources of.

The 75th Annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show By: Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry January 12thth, at the Augusta Civic Center. National Organic Farming Handbook By: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Did you sell timber in. Did you lose trees to a hurricane, fire, or other natural disaster. Do you know how to report these changes on your income tax return. You're in luck. The USDA Forest Service has produced a tips sheet on Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the Tax Year.

This quick guide has information on. As a landowner you have hopes and dreams for your woods, and financial assistance programs, sometimes called cost share programs, can help make those ambitions a reality. Managing a Timber Harvest.

A carefully managed, sustainable timber harvest isn’t just about cutting down trees. It’s about. Forest roads connect the most remote parts of the forest to existing township, county and state roads and highways, providing access to forest lands for timber management, fish and wildlife habitat improvement, fire control, hunting and a variety of recreational activities.

For the purpose of. One of DNR’s key landowner groups is you, the small private forest landowner. Our agency has foresters on staff to provide you with forest health evaluations, technical assistance and cost-share programs to help offset the expense of forest health treatments.

The PFM cost-share program provides financial assistance to woodland owners for completing projects to practice good forest stewardship on their land.

A typical project is between 3 to 20 acres but could be smaller or larger. Plan your Iowa fishing trip, view fishing reports and hotspots, and get a fishing license online. Iowa DNR provides resources to help Iowa fishers succeed. Consider controlling invasive plants if they are encountered while conducting forest stand improvement.

Use NRCS CPS CodesBrush Management; orHerbaceous Weed control, as appropriate. When available, report the minimum criteria (diameter at breast height, log length, etc.) for commercial.

Tami Miketa, manager, Small Forest Landowner Office. Small forest landowners own and manage approximately million acres of Washington’s forestlands and exert a tremendous influence on public resources, including fish-bearing streams, water quality, air quality, wildlife habitat, and carbon sequestration.

The Firewise Communities program is a national organization of wildland fire management agencies. These agencies are working together to supply information to community members who are living with the possibility of wildfire.

Important changes in the ownership, management, and uses of private forest lands are having a pronounced impact on the type and extent of goods and services that are produced from private forest lands. Moreover, they have the potential to undermine years of work to encourage stewardship practices on private forest lands.

This project will identify effective. One of the fundamental issues in American forest policy has been the small forest ownership problem. Early in the twentieth century, it was called the farm forestry problem, later, the nonindustrial private forest problem, and today, the family forest problem.

Family forest owners are thought to manage their lands in a suboptimal manner resulting in low forest productivity Cited by: Landowners who received professional forestry assistance before harvesting timber averaged 23 percent more income per acre, received a 64 percent higher price per board foot, and had a projected income stream from future sales of percent more as a result of improved regeneration and stocking (see the section entitled “A Consumer’s Guide Author: Robert Bardon.

INFORMATION SHEET 3 March Developing a Forest Management Plan Maine Forest Service, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION & FORESTRY 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME Practical advice for your.

Cost-share assistance cannot exceed 65 percent of the actual, average, or estimated cost of performing the practice. The maximum cost-share that a participant can earn annually for forestry practices under FIP is $10, In some States, assistance is available under long-term agreements of three to ten years.

Regional Use—National. Although a variety of federal agencies have responsibility for the administration of programs for nonfederal forests (), the bulk of these programs are administered by agencies within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).These agencies include the USDA Forest Service, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education.

By defining an assisted landowner according to several attributes contained in this database (e.g., has a forest management plan, received cost-share assistance, or received advice), important. Louisiana Dept.

of Agriculture and Forestry. Water Quality Standards. Maine Forest Service. None. DNR, Forest Service or environmentally sensitive cropland may be retired for a period of years in return for annual rental payments and cost-share assistance for converting and maintaining the land.

About 36 million acres of farmland are. Our Mission. We work to promote the protection of farms, forests, ranches, endangered species habitats, wetlands and other open spaces by empowering landowners to make smart, sustainable decisions about their land.

Family Forest Ownerships with 10 + Acres in Maine, The U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis program conducts the National Woodland Owner Survey in order to better understand: who owns America’s forests, why they own it, what they have done with it in the past, and what they intend to do with it in the : Brett J.

Butler, Sarah M. Butler. Agroforestry, the practice of integrating trees and woodland areas into agricultural land, offers significant ecological and economic benefits.

This intersection of forestry and agriculture represents a great opportunity as the necessity for more efficient and ecologically friendly food production systems grows more urgent. It is a fascinating field and one to consider as you plan .Congress enacted the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP), Title V of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of (Pub.

L.16 U.S.C.to provide financial assistance to private landowners to undertake projects that restore and enhance forest ecosystems to help promote the recovery of threatened and endangered species.Conservation Practices. Technical guides are the primary scientific references for NRCS.

They contain technical information about the conservation of soil, water, air, and related plant and animal resources. Technical guides used in each field office are localized so that they apply specifically to the geographic area for which they are prepared.