Good Forestry in the Granite State:
Recommended Voluntary Forest Management Practices for New Hampshire
Cover, Copyright, Publisher Information, and Acknowledgements HTML
Introduction - Setting the Stage
Message from the State Forester HTML
Using this Manual HTML
Getting Started
Additional Reading HTML
1.1 First Steps in Forest Management HTML
1.2 Setting Objectives HTML
1.3 Forest Management Planning HTML
1.4 Estate Planning and Land Protection HTML
1.5 Staying Safe Working in the Woods HTML
Silviculture
Additional Reading HTML
2.1 New Hampshire Forest Types HTML
2.2 Forest Structure HTML
2.3 Regeneration Methods HTML
2.4 Managing for High-Value Trees HTML
Timber Harvesting
Additional Reading HTML
3.1 Timber Harvesting Systems HTML
3.2 Logging Aesthetics HTML
3.3 Aesthetics of Skid Trails, Truck Roads and Landings HTML
3.4 Harvesting in High-Use Recreation Areas HTML
3.5 Soil Productivity HTML
Water Resources
Additional Reading HTML
4.1 Water Quality HTML
4.2 Wetlands HTML
4.3 Forest Management in Riparian Areas HTML
4.4 Stream Crossings and Habitat HTML
Forest Health
Additional Reading HTML
5.1 Insects and Diseases HTML
5.2 Invasive Plants HTML
5.3 Ice and Wind Damage HTML
5.4 Logging Damage HTML
Wildlife Habitat
Additional Reading HTML
6.1 Mast HTML
6.2 Cavity Trees, Dens and Snags HTML
6.3 Dead and Down Woody Material HTML
6.4 Overstory Inclusions HTML
6.5 Permanent Openings HTML
6.6 Temporary Openings Created by Forest Management HTML
6.7 Aspen Management HTML
6.8 Beaver-Created Openings HTML
6.9 Deer Wintering Areas HTML
6.10 Woodland Raptor Nest Sites HTML
6.11 Bald Eagle Winter Roosts HTML
6.12 Heron Colonies HTML
6.13 Wildlife Species of Greatest Conservation Need HTML
Sensitive Areas
Additional Reading HTML
7.1 Natural Communities and Protected Plants HTML
7.2 Seeps HTML
7.3 Vernal Pools and the Surrounding Forest HTML
7.4 Pine Barrens HTML
7.5 Old-Growth Forests HTML
7.6 High-Elevation Forests HTML
7.7 Steep Slopes HTML
7.8 Cultural Resources HTML
Forest Products
Additional Reading HTML
8.1 Timber Products HTML
8.2 Nontimber Forest Products HTML
8.3 Maple Sugaring HTML
8.4 Ecosystem Services as an Emerging Market HTML
Glossary HTML
Appendices
Information Directory HTML
Important Forest Soils HTML
Wildlife Species of Greatest Conservation Need HTML
Summary of Growth Rates and Yields of Common New Hampshire Forest Types HTML
References HTML