Helpful Links

FORESTRY ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

 
Forest Landowners Association
Provides advocacy in congress and education for landowners
 
Alabama Forest Owners Association
Promotes interest of landowners and excellent monthly web based forum with guest speakers
 
National Woodland Owners Association
 
Forest Landowners Tax Council
Provides voice for private forest landowners on federal tax issues
 
ForestryUSA.com
Internet gateway to forestry and forest products in America
 
Arkansas Forestry Association
 
Alabama Forestry Association
 
Florida Forestry Association
 
Georgia Forestry Association
 
Louisiana Forestry Association
 
Mississippi Forestry Association
 
North Carolina Forestry Association
 
South Carolina Forestry Association
 
Texas Forestry Association
 
Virginia Forestry Association
 
 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
Professional organization for rural property appraisers
 
Association of Consulting Foresters of America
Only professional organization in America with membership restricted to full time consultants
 
Realtor's Land Institute
 
 

UNIVERSITIES/ FORESTRY RELATED INFORMATION

 
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Source of publications about forestry
 

GOVERNMENT & AGENCIES

 
49 State Forestry Agencies
List of links to all state forestry commissions
 
Farm Service Agency
 
USDA Forest Service
 
Natural Resource Conservation Service
 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
 
National Weather Service
 
 

ENVIRONMENTAL

 
Greenspirit- For a Sustainable Future
 
 

PROPERTY AND TIMBER TAX

 
National Timber Tax Website
An excellent source of information about taxes affecting forest landowners
 
 

ECONOMICS/ PRICING/ BUSINESS

 
IBS Lumber Futures
 
Random Lengths
 
Timber Mart-South
 
 

DIGITAL IMAGES & AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

 
TerraServer
Source of aerial photography, digital imagery
 
PhotoFinder (sponsored by US Geological Survey)
Source for aerial photography and topographic maps
 
ChartTiff (digital maps)
Source for digital maps
 
MapCard (create and print maps)
This site provides easy to use tools for creating topo maps, and aerial photo for your property or hunting club lease. There is a free trial period, but requires modest annual membership fee after trial period expires.
 

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