This form is intended to be used by forest landowners who want to develop a forest stewardship plan. Your forest stewardship plan considers the natural resources on your property and your goals and objectives.
Filling out this form will help clarify your desires for your land and will provide your forester the information needed to develop a long term plan to help you realize your goals. Fill this out before or during a meeting with your forester. Contact your county forester to set up a woodlot visit today!
Landowner Goals and Objectives (short version)
Your Forest Stewardship Plan considers the natural resources on your property and your goals and objectives. Fill this out before or during a meeting with your forester. Rank the values you place on your forest either high (H), medium (M), low (L), not interested (NI), not applicable (NA), or don’t know (DK).
_____ Maintaining habitat for a variety of plants and animals
_____ Maintaining habitat for specific wildlife (specify) _______________________________
_____ Protecting rare and endangered plant and animal species or unique natural communities
_____ Managing the forest for periodic income from:
Logs, fuelwood, pulpwood_____
Trees and shrubs for landscaping_____
_____Providing recreation for your family:
_____Providing recreation for others:
(specify types allowed)______________________
_____Limiting the use by others
_____ Protecting water quality
_____ Preventing soil erosion
_____ Protecting wetlands
_____ Maintaining a healthy forest
_____ Peace & solitude
_____ Scenery (views, special trees, rock formation, special areas, etc.)
_____ Cutting fuelwood for personal use
_____ Protecting historic sites (stonewalls, old foundations, etc.)
_____ Working in the forest.
Describe the time, experience and equipment you have to work in your forest:_____________
_____ Becoming/staying a certified Tree Farm
_____ Enrolling/maintaining current use property tax assessment
_____ Developing an estate plan
_____ Protecting from development
_____ Considering a conservation easement or other permanent land protection
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