Skip to Main Content
Likelihood of Timber Management on Nonindustrial Private Forests: Evidence From Research StudiesAuthor(s): Ralph J. Alig; Karen J. Lee; Robert J. Moulton
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-60. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
Download Publication (466 B)
DescriptionResearch on timber management tendencies by nonindustrial private forest owners, while sometimes conflicting, provides useful information to support policy analyses of timber supply and investment behavior. Numerous research studies regarding tree planting, intermediate stand treatments, and timber harvesting are reviewed. Conclusive research findings include that: (1) cost sharing correlates with increased tree planting, (2) cost-shared plantings are typically not liquidated when support payments end, (3) technical assistance with harvesting tends to increase revenues for owners and results in residual timber stands that are in better condition, and (4) technical assistance is correlated with increased harvesting.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- 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.
CitationAlig, Ralph J.; Lee, Karen J.; Moulton, Robert J. 1990. Likelihood of Timber Management on Nonindustrial Private Forests: Evidence From Research Studies. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-60. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
- Existing and Potential Incentives for Practicing Sustainable Forestry on Non-industrial Private Forest Lands
- Accomplishments and economic evaluations of the Forestry Incentives Program: A review
- Evaluating the forest stewardship program through a national survey of participants
XML: View XML