Many woodlot owners and maple producers are interested in better sawtimber production from their land. Ten core best practices will help maple producers or woodland owners improve the volume and value of timber on their property. Participants will learn about principles and strategies related to topics such as: why fast growth is important, the role of foresters and loggers, avoiding high-grading, protecting against timber theft, and good use of the timber tax code.
Today's webinar on "Best Practices for Timber Production" involved 102 people at noon and about 33 for the evening session. Links to the archives are below and handouts are attached. Here is an outline of the practices covered in the webinar and the handout.
As a follow up to a couple questions plus the recorded webinar links...
Best Practices for Timber Production (article from NYFOA January 2012 Magazine)
Article on tax considerations for selling timber
Happiness can include a pile of (nice cherry) logs. FYI, the logger sorted the lower grade logs into a pile not included by the picture.