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Forestry

The Natural Resources Conservation Service promotes forestry by providing technical assistance to private landowners to:Winding road through a forest

  • Plant trees and shrubs for erosion control and wildlife habitat improvement.
  • Plant trees as Riparian Forest Buffers to improve water quality.
  • Plant trees for windbreaks to reduce wind erosion and conserve energy.
  • Provide cost share payments for tree planting with the EQIP program.

Forestry Resources

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Timber Bridges Best Management Practices (USDA NA-TP-04-04 - 2004, 1.6 mb)

Temporary Stream and Wetland Crossing Options for Forest Management (USDA General Technical Report NC-202, 1998, 2.25 MB)

Northeastern Forest Regeneration Handbook - A Guide for Forest Owners, Harvesting Practitioners, and Public Officials (USDA NA-TP-03-06,1.93 MB)

Field Techniques for Road Removal, California Parks, 2001
        Field Techniques for Road Removal - Part 1 (4.96 MB)
        Field Techniques for Road Removal - Part 2 (6.51)
        Field Techniques for Road Removal - Appendix (2.63 MB)

New Jersey Forestry Fact Sheets and other Resources

Farmland Assessment Information for Woodland Owners, NJDEP Forest Service website

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Small Woodlot Improvement Guide (NJ NRCS, 2.22MB)

New Jersey Best Management Practices (BMP) Manual 1995 (New Jersey Bureau of Forest Management, 6.03 MB)

 Fact sheets created in partnership with New Jersey Audubon

Southern Pine Beetle

Southern Pine Beetle Information (created in partnership with New Jersey Audubon)

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Last update February 14, 2018