1. Cover Page
2. Table of Contents
5.1 Forest Health
5.3 Water Resource
5.6 Forest Grazing
5.7 Aesthetics and
5.8 Forest Products
6. 10-Year Plan
Forest Stewardship Plan
Description of Landowners Objectives
The landowners management objectives are consistent with the principles set forth by the Department of Natural Resources Forest Stewardship program. The precepts of the forest stewardship program include maintenance and enhancement of water, soil, air, fish, wildlife, and timber resources. It attempts to provide a guideline for maintaining a healthy, productive forestland that provides for the economic well being of the landowners and the enjoyment of the property for present and future owners.
The overall goal is to improve the forest in all arenas: to restore the ecological integrity and functioning, to increase the quality of timber produced, and to enhance the lives of the humans who come in contact with the forest.
The owners have a particular interest in the following resource objectives:
This forest management plan has been designed to meet these objectives. It is a flexible document based on the premise that the landowners have gone to extraordinary lengths to educate themselves about the forests ecological functioning and have their own management objectives that are consistent with, if not exceeding, those stated in the Forest Stewardship program. This plan is open to revision as objectives, ecological processes, and economic circumstances change.
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