Proceedings for Tree Investment Workshop, 1999

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This document was compiled in 1999 and includes papers about the financial aspects of tree growth and yield.

In this document you will find:

  • Basic review of economics and investment criteria as they pertain to trees.
    Paul Sendak, Forest Economist, Northeastern Research Station USDA Forest Service
  • Value aspects of trees and logs. What's valuable about trees and logs, and why.
    Don Quigley, Professor, UNH Thompson School of Applied Science
  • Performance potential of New England's hardwood forest species.
    Mark Ducey, Professor of Biometrics, UNH Department of Natural Resources
  • Calculating rates of return for New England timber species using the "Brooks and Neil Tree Investment Calculator".
    Neil I. Lamson , Silviculturist, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service
  • Applying tree investment calculations to stand management prescriptions.
    W.B. Leak, Principal Silviculturist, Northeastern Research Station USDA Forest Service and PaulSendak

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