Putting You on the Right Path

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Alabama Forest Owners AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe mission of the association is to be the Advocate for the Forest Owner and to keep its members well informed on all things related to forest ownership.
Alabama Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationAFA represents our members as the Voice of Forestry in Alabama in state and national affairs; and support sustainable forestry practices and programs.
Alabama Forestry CommissionExternal SitesState AgencyThe mission of the Alabama Forestry Commission is three-fold: to Protect the Forests from all harmful agents; to Service and Help Landowners to carry out responsible forest management on their property, using professional technical assistance so as to benefit themselves, their land and society; and to Educate the General Public about the value of our forests in insuring both a healthy economy and environment.
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural AppraisersExternal SitesProfessional OrganizationsThe American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers is a professional organization for property economic professionals who provide management, consultation, and valuation services, as well as real estate services on rural and agricultural assets.
Are My Forests Healthy?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesThe forest is a dynamic system – primarily composed of trees, but it also includes plants, animals, birds, insects, soil, water, sunlight and other elements. The basic cycle of life applies to the forest from birth of new seedlings through the juvenile years to maturity and ultimately, decline and mortality. Therefore, the forest is constantly changing.
Arkansas Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacyAFA advocates for the sustainable use and sound stewardship of Arkansas’s forests and related resources to benefit members of the state’s forestry community and all Arkansans, today and in the future.
Association of Consulting Foresters of AmericaExternal SitesProfessional OrganizationsThe mission of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America is to advance the practice of professional consulting forestry.
Carbon Capture – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationOur forests are giant carbon capturing machines. This video from forestinfo.org provides a fun explanation about our air cleaning, carbon sequestering forests.
Clearcutting – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationHave you ever driven by a clearcut forest and wondered if it is harmful to the environment? Well, clearcutting has its purpose, and, when done properly, can benefit wildlife, water and other resources. Learn more from this video by forestinfo.org.
Ecosystems – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationForest ecosystems are dynamic and always changing. Learn more about the forest ecosystem and how it benefits your daily life from forestinfo.org.
Fire Safety – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationWhen camping or recreating in a forest, it is important to practice fire safety. Learn more about the steps you should take to keep our forests safe from wildfire from forestinfo.org.
Florida Forest ServiceExternal SitesState AgencyThe Florida Forest Service (FFS) consists of more than 1,250 dedicated employees with the mission to protect and manage the forest resources of Florida, ensuring that they are available for future generations.
Florida Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe Florida Forestry Association is a statewide membership organization uniquely positioned to bring together those who grow and those who use Florida’s forests. Our mission is to promote the responsible and sustainable use of Florida’s forest resources.
Forest Fire – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationFire has a place and purpose for properly managing our forests. Learn more about the benefit of prescribed fire from forestinfo.org.
Forest Landowners AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationFLA is a leading advocate promoting the rights of all private landowners—regardless of size, corporate structure, location, certification status, or tax classification.
Forest Landowners Tax CouncilExternal SitesAdvocacyProvides voice for private forest landowners on federal tax issues.
Forest Management – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationForests are dynamic and managed for different goals. Learn more about the elements and benefits of forest management from forestinfo.org.
Forisk ConsultingExternal SitesForest Products PricingForisk, based in Athens, GA, conducts applied research related to timber markets, wood bioenergy, forest operations and forest products pricing.
Georgia Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe Georgia Forestry Association (GFA) is the leading advocate for a healthy business and political climate for Georgia’s forest environment, forest landowners and forest-based businesses.
Georgia Forestry CommissionExternal SitesState AgencyThe Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) is a dynamic state agency responsible for providing leadership, service and education in the protection and conservation of Georgia's forest resources.
Green Building – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationWhat is considered a "green" building material? Learn more about the concept of green building and the importance of wood from forestinfo.org.
How Do I Evaluate or Appeal My Property Tax Assessments?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesProperty tax assessments and taxes have increased significantly since 2000, and in many cases have added a disproportionate financial burden to rural landowners. In some counties, tax liability threatens the very ownership and legacy of many family lands holdings.
How Do I Find, Evaluate, and Purchase Timberland?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesAre you looking for a good quality timberland investment, a diverse recreational property, or a combination of both?
How Do I Lease My Property for Hunting and Recreation?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesHave you, or are you currently considering leasing your property for hunting and recreational purposes?
How Do I Responsibly Manage My Lands?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesEvery timberland owner has the desire to manage their property responsibly, but there are varying degrees of knowledge about how to best accomplish that objective.
How Do I Sell My Timber in the Right Way and for the Best Price?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesA timber harvest is the single most important event during the rotation of a forest stand, whether it’s your first timber sale (possibly the only sale) or part of a long-term management plan.
How Do I Value an Estate and Gift or Divide Timber Property?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesTimberland may be a large portion of your portfolio or estate value. If so, it becomes a critical that valuation, gifting and division be dealt with expertly, but how do you make the right choices?
How Much is My Land Really Worth?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesHow does a landowner know what is correct or who to trust with a valuation? Unless someone understands all the pertinent characteristics of your property and the market influencers on value, a value estimate might not be a true reflection of its worth.
Louisiana Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe mission of the Louisiana Forestry Association is to promote the health and productivity of Louisiana's forests for present and future generations through the practice of Sustainable Forestry.
Mississippi Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe Mississippi Forestry Association is the only statewide non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining Mississippi's forests.
Mississippi Forestry CommissionExternal SitesState AgencyThe Mississippi Forestry Commission’s mission is to provide active leadership in forest protection, forest management, forest inventory, and effective forest information distribution, necessary for Mississippi's sustainable forest-based economy.
National Timber TaxExternal SitesEducationThe National Timber Tax Website was developed to be used by timberland owners, as well as a reference for accountants, attorneys, consulting foresters and other professionals who work with timberland owners regarding the tax treatment of timber related activities.
National Woodland Owners AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe mission of the National Woodland Owners Association is to use unbiased, research-based, objective and factual information to inform, educate and advocate for woodland owners, forest managers, natural resource agencies, media professionals, cooperating organizations, the general public, and policy makers to ensure a sustainable managed forest resource in the United States.
Natural Resource Conservation ServiceExternal SitesFederal AgencyNRCS provides farmers and ranchers with financial and technical assistance to voluntarily put conservation on the ground, not only helping the environment but agricultural operations, too.
North Carolina Forest ServiceExternal SitesState AgencyThe NC Forest Service's primary purpose is to ensure adequate and quality forest resources for the state to meet its present and future needs.
North Carolina Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe NCFA is a private, non-profit partnership of over 4,000 forest managers, landowners, mill operators, loggers, furniture manufacturers, educators and others concerned about the long-term health and productivity of the state’s forest resources and the industries they support.
Random LengthsExternal SitesForest Products PricingRandom Lengths provides the wood products industry with unbiased, consistent, and timely reports of market activity and prices, related trends, issues, and analysis.
REALTORS® Land InstituteExternal SitesProfessional OrganizationsThe REALTORS® Land Institute, “The Voice of Land,” continually strives to maintain its status as the acknowledged leader for all matters pertaining to the land real estate profession.
Reforestation – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationReforestation is important to long-term forest sustainability. Learn more about how we continually renew our forests in this video from forestinfo.org.
South Carolina Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe Forestry Association of South Carolina is a private, non-profit organization of individuals and companies dedicated to forest conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources.
South Carolina Forestry CommissionExternal SitesState AgencyThe mission of the South Carolina Forestry Commission is to protect, promote, enhance, and nurture the forest lands of South Carolina in a manner consistent with achieving the greatest good for its citizens.
Sustainability – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationSustainable forests provide economical, ecological and societal benefits both today and in the future. Learn more about what makes forests sustainable from forestinfo.org.
Texas Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationTexas Forestry Association offers programs for almost every Texan interested in conservation, business, history, education, wildlife and more.
TimberMart-SouthExternal SitesForest Products PricingTimberMart-South publishes quarterly and annual reports used by private companies, consultants, landowners, and others to assess market prices in the US South.
U.S. Department of AgricultureExternal SitesFederal AgencyThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food.
U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyExternal SitesFederal AgencyThe United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the federal government of the United States which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
U.S. Forest ServiceExternal SitesFederal AgencyWe are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 43 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
USDA Farm Service AgencyExternal SitesFederal AgencyThe Farm Service Agency (FSA) administers farm commodity loan and purchase programs, farm ownership and operating loans, and the conservation reserve program, in order to maintain a self-sustaining food supply in the United States. It also provides disaster assistance and administrative support to the Commodity Credit Corporation, which funds most of the commodity and export programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Virginia Forestry AssociationExternal SitesAdvocacy, EducationThe Virginia Forestry Association (VFA) is a non-profit, privately supported organization with the purpose of encouraging wise use of forest resources in the Commonwealth for present and future generations.
What Are the Options for Selling My Land?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesYou have made the decision to sell your property but you are not sure how to start. You obviously want to get the best price you can, but how do you go about it?
What Is My Timber Worth?Articles & White PapersForestry Consulting ServicesWhether for a single-stand timber sale or as part of a valuation for estate settlement, property appraisal, or land sale, many variables can affect the value of timber.
Wood Products – Forest Fast BreakVideosEducationWood is one of nature’s marvels – providing more than 5,000 forest products. Learn more in this video from forestinfo.org.