Skip to Main Content
"Boutique" forestry: new forest practices in urbanizing landscapesAuthor(s): R. Bruce Hull; David P. Robertson; Gregory J. Buhyoff
Source: Journal of Forestry 102(1):14-19
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
PDF: View PDF (984.79 KB)
DescriptionThe owners of small forests are potential clients for professional forestry services and important constituents who can affect the future of forests and forestry. Unfortunately, many owners of small forests are wary of foresters and many foresters are cautious about practicing forestry on small forests. Nonetheless, we find encouraging evidence that a growing number of forestry professionals are forging positive and profitable relationships with these landowners. Interviews with private forestry consultants, forestry organization leaders, and public foresters, as well as with the landowners themselves, reveal opportunities and constraints for working successfully with this new clientele. Among the findings: Boutique forest owners are willing to conduct forest management activities to improve their properties.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationHull, R. Bruce; Robertson, David P.; Buhyoff, Gregory J. 2004. "Boutique" forestry: new forest practices in urbanizing landscapes. Journal of Forestry 102(1):14-19
Keywordsnonindustrial private forestland, private forest landowners
- Hansel and Gretel Walk in the Forest, Landowners Walk in the Woods: A Qualitative Examination of the Language Used by Family Forest Owners
- Forestry cooperatives: what today's resource professionals need to know. Proceedings of a satellite conference; 2003 November 18
- Model forest landowners in Alabama: are they different from typical landowners?
XML: View XML