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Information and resources for members of Northwest Certified Forestry

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Forest Management Planning
  1. Forest Mngt. Plan Outline - Long
  2. Forest Mngt. Plan Outline - EZ
  3. WSU Forest Management Planning Guidebook
  4. Sample Forest Mngt. Plan #1 (4 MB)
  5. Sample Forest Mngt. Plan #2 (200 KB)

  6. Sample Forest Mngt. Plan #3 (2 MB)

  7. Sample Forest Mngt. Plan #4 (HTML)

  8. Sample Forest Mngt. Plan #5 (339 KB)
  9. Managing Your Timber Sale
  10. A Primer for Timber Harvesting
  11. Land Measurement and Survey: An Introduction for Woodland Owners


Forest InventoryHannah Inventory
  1. Intro. to NCF's forest inventory & monitoring guidebook
  2. Measuring Timber Products Harvested from your Woodland
  3. Tools for Measuring your Forest
  4. Stand Volume & Growth: Getting the Numbers

Check out more resources on forest monitoring at Monitoring Your Forests.

 Forest Business Planning

  1. NCF's Financing Stewardship Forestry guidebook
  2. National Timber Tax Website
  3. Record Keeping: A How-to-do-it Guide for Small Woodland Owners
  4. Estate Planning for Forest Landowners: What Will Become of Your Timberland?
  5. Estate Planning: Ensuring the Future of Your Legacy
  6. A Planning Guide For Small and Medium Size Wood Products Companies: The Keys to Success

 Funding Programs

  1. Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  2. Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
  3. Wetlands Reserve Program
  4. Conservation Stewardship Program
  5. Family Forest Fish Passage Program
  6. Forestry Riparian Easement Program
  7. King Conservation District Landowner Incentives Program

Useful Websites

  1. WSU Forestry Extension Publications
  2. OSU Forestry Extension Publications
  3. WA DNR Small Forest Landowner Office

Green Building Resources

  1. Cascadia Region Green Building Council
  2. Earth Advantage Institute
  3. Northwest Ecobuilding Guild
  4. U.S. Green Building Council

Forests and Climate Change

  1. Can fuel-reduction treatments really increase forest carbon storage in the western US by reducing future fire emissions?
  2. Accounting for indirect land-use change in the life cycle assessment of biofuel supply chains

Partner Organizations

  1. Sustainable Northwest
  2. Northwest Ecobuilding Guild
  3. Nisqually River Council
  4. Family Forests Alliance


what they're saying

“NCF is one of the best models I’ve seen for connecting small landowners to markets and services.”

- Joe Kane, Executive Director, Nisqually Land Trust

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How many tons of carbon can one acre of 60-year old Douglas-fir sequester per year?

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