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Managing Your Land

Families and individuals own parcels of woods that make up the countryside. For some, their timber creates a nest egg for retirement, while others hold forests for their beauty. Most owners have multiple motivations and goals they meet with the benefits from working woodlands.

Forest Legacy - The Forest Legacy program protects “working forests” those that protect water quality, provide habitat, forest products, opportunities for recreation and other public benefits.
Forest Stewardship - Families and individuals own the largest portion of America's forests. The Forest Stewardship Program helps them to create a long-term vision and plan for their woodlands, so they will stay healthy,...
Landscape Scale Conservation in the Northeast and Midwest - Landscape scale conservation occurs when landowners pursue common conservation goals across large blocks of land, to ensure ecosystems are healthy.
Sustainability and Planning - Strategic Plan The Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2013-2018 identifies the most important forest-related challenges and opportunities we face and sets...
Watershed Programs - Watershed Program Promoting watershed health through the conservation, restoration, and stewardship of trees and forests Trees and forests are critical to the health and proper function of watersheds...
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