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Costs & Trends of Southern Forestry Practices 2018

One concern landowners may have when making forestland management decisions is the cost of forestry practices. They may worry that they cannot afford to complete activities such as planting or understory control, so they choose to d…

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A Guide to Analyzing Forestry Profit Potential

…ement options. is publication explains how landowners can analyze those options and provides instructions for using the Forestry Investment & Financial Analysis (FIFA) Tool, a spreadsheet application for keeping records and for simplify…

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2018

The mission of the Alabama Extension Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources team is to provide the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the management of natural resources.

Forests cover…

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Pickens County 4-H Forestry Team Advances to National Competition

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.–The Pickens County 4-H senior forestry team won the annual Alabama 4-H State forestry Invitational. Members of the team include Logan Snipes, Kade Lucas, Abel Abernathy and Luke Koon.

Youth from across the state…

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Common Forestry Terms for the Forest Landowner

Without a basic understanding of forestry terms, it can be difficult to communicate with foresters or buyers of forestland or timber. Being well versed in forestry terminology can help landowners feel confident when making management decisi…

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Meet the Team – Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Extension

Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Extension
The mission of the Alabama Extension Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Team is to provide the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the manageme…

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Forestry

The 4-H Forestry program helps youth to gain a strong understanding of trees, forest management, and environmental issues.  It also provides hands on learning experiences that helps individuals develop skills to become better managers of f…

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Agroforestry

…es on the same tract to increase financial returns and ecological benefits.  One way is through the application of agroforestry techniques, or the intentional combination of crops with trees.  As part of a land management strategy, agrofo…

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2016

The mission of the Extension Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team is to provide Alabamians with the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the management of natural resources.

Our …

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Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resources Team Impacts 2017

The mission of the Alabama Extension Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Team is to provide the latest science-based information available to make decisions regarding the management of natural resources.

Forest produc…

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Drones: Great Tools for Land Management

… imagery or scout tracts for a wide variety of management issues,” said Beau Brodbeck, an Alabama Extension community forestry specialist. “These include monitoring harvesting progress, identifying insect outbreaks, evaluating storm dam…

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Safely Owning and Operating a Chain Saw

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While using a chain saw is beneficial for land management, it is also dangerous.

Jack Rowe, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife and natural resources regional agent, offers tips on keeping safety in mind while operating this mach…

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Live Christmas Trees: Recycle and Reuse

…” Wright said. “Christmas trees generally don’t last long.”
Helping Wildlife
Andy Baril, an Alabama Extension forestry, wildlife and natural resources regional agent, said old Christmas trees are great for creating bird sanctuarie…

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