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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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Setting the Right Forestland Goals for 2024 beginners management objectives and goals Feb 24, 2024

You've picked your forestland objectives and have started to make your goals and perhaps even the plans to meet those goals for 2024. Only one problem... those goals aren't compatible with what you actually own.

Like many women, you likely have recently inherited your property - from your...

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So you have forestland... beginners landownership management Feb 23, 2024
 

The first time you inherit the responsibility for your forestland, it often feels overwhelming.

Now what?!? It's very similar to becoming a parent - all of a sudden you have this new responsibility, you're not really sure if what you're doing is right and you spend the first couple...

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Control Fire: 4 Reasons to Embrace "The Chaos" of Fire in Your Woods beginners fire management prescribed burning prescribed fire Feb 19, 2024

Harnessing the power of fire as a land management tool may seem counterintuitive, but controlled burns have proven to be a valuable practice for enhancing ecosystems and promoting overall land health. But for those of you on the fence, let me share how four reasons why you should embrace...

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Owning Your Piece of the Earth: A Land Financing Guide for Timberland Investors financials investing Feb 12, 2024

For many women, owning a piece of land represents more than just an investment – it’s about freedom, connection to nature, and building a legacy. Timberland, specifically, offers a unique combination of natural beauty, long-term potential, and sustainable income. But navigating the...

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Flame and Fortune: Fire Tools for the Beginner Landowner Burning Woods beginners fire gear prescribed burning prescribed fire Feb 12, 2024

When you finally decide to embrace prescribed burns in management, it requires careful planning, knowledge, and, of course, the right tools! If you're still on the fence about burning, check one of my original articles HERE or listen to this podcast episode!  But if you're...

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Outdoor Loving Delights: Valentine's Gifts for Your Outdoor Enthusiast Feb 05, 2024

Love is in the air, and since you're reading this blog, I can take a strong assumption that you and/or your family have a deep affection for the land! So why not celebrate that connection with a Valentine's Day gift that speaks to this passion? From thoughtful to practical, I'm...

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Landowner Essential Gear for Exploring Your Land beginners essentials gear landownership Jan 31, 2024

Owning land comes with the joy of natural, "wide-open spaces", as well as the responsibility of maintaining it. Whether you're a seasoned landowner or a new property enthusiast, having the right landowner essential gear for exploring your land, can make all the difference to transform you from...

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