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Government Programs for Forestland Owners: Unlocking Financial and Environmental Benefits beginners cost share financials landownership longterm management Jun 10, 2024

As a forestland owner in the US Southeast, you have the unique opportunity to blend financial success with environmental stewardship. Whether you aim to maximize timber income, enhance wildlife habitat, or improve the aesthetic value of your land, government programs can be invaluable resources....

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Why Forest Management is Crucial in Estate Planning beginners estate planning landownership longterm management Jun 06, 2024

"The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty." - Proverbs 21:5

As women we're often juggling many responsibilities, from raising kids to managing our careers and caring for aging parents. Estate planning might already be on your radar, but...

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Forestland Ownership: A Memorial Day Remembrance biblical holiday landownership May 26, 2024

Today I wanted to share some insight I have gained on this day of remembrance... A day of remembrance for all those who fought for our rights in America. 

Rights including: the right to own land; the right to manage our land as we each see fit; right to harvest our timber and profit from it...

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5 Ways to Maximize Profit from Timber Cutting financials harvesting logging timber harvesting May 06, 2024

When it comes to managing your timberland, profitability and stewardship go hand in hand. By maximizing profit from timber cutting, you not only ensure the financial health of your forestland but also are practicing responsible forest management. God has promised us that harvesting will always...

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10 Surprising Benefits of Timber Harvesting for Wildlife conservation harvesting logging timber harvesting wildlife Apr 29, 2024

I know you understand the importance of not only preserving your family's legacy of your forestland, but nurturing your forestland for future generations. While the idea of cutting timber may seem counterintuitive to wildlife conservation, it does actually have numerous positive impacts on...

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The 3 Hidden Costs of Family Forestland beginners clearcut financials income landownership liability sustainability Apr 22, 2024

Family forestland holds a special place my heart, and I know in yours too. Because it’s not just about the trees; it’s about the memories we build on the land and the legacy it holds as our stewardship walk with God. But with this romanticized vision lies a...

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3 Strategic Logging Tips for Family Forestland Sustainability beginners clearcut harvesting logging longterm management sustainability timber harvesting Apr 15, 2024

As stewards of family forestland, ensuring its financial sustainability is paramount! (Matthew 25:14-30) And oftentimes logging operations are the biggest bang for the buck for creating financial investment returns. But when strategized effectively timber harvesting, can significantly contribute...

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Navigating Forestland Inheritance In 2024 Apr 09, 2024

In the forests of the US Southeast, the passing of family members often brings the unexpected responsibility of landownership to those who have never been involved in management decisions. As generational landowners, stepping into this role can feel overwhelming. In this article, we'll explore...

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Forestland Logging Destruction: A Catalyst for Good biblical harvesting logging longterm management timber harvesting Mar 25, 2024

Is forestland logging actually destruction? How could forestland logging ever be considered something good?! 

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)

Let...

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Characteristics of Women For Exceptional Land Stewardship in the US Southeast biblical conservation women landowners Mar 11, 2024

The US Southeast is considered the bread basket of the world, with all-in-all higher than average private forestland ownership compared to the rest of the US! Women however have historically been less engaged and involved in the management decisions of these family forestlands until thrusted into...

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Women in the Woods: Women's Influence on their Family Forestland biblical landownership women landowners women of the bible Mar 04, 2024

In the heart of the US Southeast, there are vast expanses of what would be considered "non-industrial private forestlands." These are essentially forestlands owned by what we would call average families for their own unique land stewardship goals. Yet, historically, women have ...

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Thoughtful Gifts for Tree Lovers gifts tree-inspired Feb 26, 2024

Valentine's Day might have passed, but we all have the desire to show our love, finding the perfect gift for our tree-loving spouse and friend through the year, especially for their birthday! Because when it comes to giving gifts, we always want to be sure we are showing that we not...

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