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3 Reasons Why it's Important for Women to Manage Forestland landownership management women landowners Mar 15, 2022

A decade ago, US women landownership doubled (from 11-22%, article link here). Does that mean women weren’t landowners before or are all of a sudden buying land?

Not exactly…

It’s more likely an upgrade from co-owner or secondary ownership to the primary decision...

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5 Questions to Interview a Consultant beginners foresters management timber harvesting Jun 08, 2021

When you start managing your land, unless you're a forester yourself, you probably need to enlist the assistance of your local resources and a forestry consultant. Depending what you are wanting done, utilizing your free local resources (county foresters, federal technical service providers,...

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How much is my timber worth? beginners harvesting landownership logging management timber harvesting Apr 08, 2021
"I'm ready to harvest my trees... but can you tell me how much my trees are worth?"
 
The answer: No - I cannot, especially without ever seeing your timber.
 
A local consultant might tell you a ball park range of expectations prior to cruising or viewing your trees, but he...
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What's that pretty vine? Japanese Climbing Fern! invasive plants management Feb 25, 2021
I have heard this question more times than I can count on my hands... "What's that pretty vine?!"
And it's true... it IS a PRETTY vine...
Its small leaflets.
Its unique light, bright green color.
Its bright, copper-wire looking vines.
 
It's a super cute, pretty vine... 100%...
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4 Things to Consider When Deciding What to Replant beginners landownership management planting reforestation Jan 18, 2021
*This article is focused on pine species, as that is the predominately focused replanted tree species in the Southeast. Hardwoods are often (not always) reforested naturally or through seed tree and uneven management*
 
--Assuming you have your objectives established --
 
The...
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How much land should I invest in? beginners landownership management objectives and goals women landowners Dec 28, 2020
Maybe you're looking to buy land for the first time; maybe you're looking to expand upon what you already own. But so often asked is...

"How Much..."

 
How much land should I buy?
How much continuous land should it be?
How much should I invest (pay) for the land?
 
It's...
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Easy Hunting Listings for Landowners Looking to Make Extra Cash: HLRBO! hunting landownership leases Dec 14, 2020
HLRBO calls itself the premier online hunting lease network. A quick browse of the website and you will find it’s very similar to VRBO and Airbnb, just for hunters and people with a lot of extra land, looking to make some extra cash.
 
HLRBO is revolutionizing the way that...
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5 Things To Do To Increase Land Productivity beginners landownership management women landowners Nov 20, 2020
You're home for the holidays and have a little bit of time to finally walk and explore your property: to see how things are growing, what's been done and what needs to be done. And I'm sure you're asking yourself... what can I do to my land to make it better... make it more productive... increase...
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Do you have a "GOOD" clearcut? beginners harvesting logging management timber harvesting women landowners Oct 15, 2020
You have just had your timber harvested. 
A clearcut.
 
It was time to harvest them; reduce their wildfire and forest health disease risks. The trees were mature in age, not growing substantially anymore. At the same time, maximizing your financial return to pay for that college...
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5 Misconceptions of Cutting Trees beginners harvesting landownership logging management objectives and goals timber harvesting Apr 24, 2020
I don’t know about you, but as soon as I start to talk about cutting down trees… I often receive wide-eyed, doe-eyed looks like I just said I killed Bambi’s mother (which by the way… as a hunter, and venison lover, I totally would have done that too, but...
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5 Things to Learn from Trees beginners landownership management objectives and goals Apr 05, 2020
By now, just about every single individual in the United States, if not the world, is impacted by the current COVID-19 outbreak. Depending on where you are located will depend on the severity of cases as well as the severity of the impact it is having on your daily lives. You may be anxious...
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I ALMOST bought land. beginners landownership management Apr 03, 2020
So. I ALMOST bought some land.
 
It wasn't a ton of land, two tracts: one 82 acres and another nearby 71 acres. Now I say almost, because we ended up not following through with the offer, but there was a lot learned through the process. . .
 
First let me back up and say we...
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