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Focused discussion of assistance and incentives for private forest owners

Focused discussion of assistance and incentives for private forest owners

proceedings of a special meeting of the Michigan Forest Products Industry Development Council, held July 11, 1985

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Published by The Council in [Lansing, Mich.? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan
    • Subjects:
    • Forest policy -- Michigan -- Congresses.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Michigan -- Congresses.,
    • Forest products industry -- Michigan -- Congresses.,
    • Forest landowners -- Michigan -- Congresses.,
    • Agricultural subsidies -- Michigan -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditor, Wanda B. Stevens ; photos, Dale E. Collins.
      ContributionsStevens, Wanda B., Michigan Forest Products Industry Development Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9757.M5 F63 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2347805M
      LC Control Number86622636

        This paper highlights the importance of private lands for habitat and species protection and the challenges of engaging private owners of critical natural habitat in conservation programs. The literature points to similar attitudes among owners of agricultural and recreational properties. In the case study, a landowner's conservation attitude and behavior was assessed prior and subsequent to. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), formerly known as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers.. Its name was changed in during the presidency of Bill Clinton to reflect its broader mission.

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• A discussion of the results of eight focus groups of small scale private forest owners held in Oregon, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. These focus groups sought to identify the types of incentive programs family forest owners prefer, which ownership objectives the programs help them accomplish.

As an incentive to complete the survey, we offered the opportunity to participate in a coupon raffle. Sixty responses were returned saying that questionnaires could not be filled, since the addressee had either passed or moved away, had sold the forest, or did not own any forest (the latter may be due to errors in the dataset or due to a lack of knowledge about forest ownership by the Author: Bettina Joa, Ulrich Schraml.

The group, which will work with current and former members of Congress, farmers, ranchers, forest owners and a wide variety of other stakeholders, released an.

Statistics for private forest ownership in the U.S. suggest this minimum scale makes commercial harvest incentives effectively inaccessible to more than 90% of forest owners. The size of forest holding/parcelization problem in forestry: A literature review. Resources, 2(2), 39– Hujala, T., Pykäläinen, J., & Tikkanen, J.

Decision making among Finnish non-industrial private forest owners: The role of professional opinion and desire to learn. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 22(5), – Forest Forest Incentives $ Forest Stewardship $ Urban and Community Forestry $ Forest Incentive.

Technical assistance and cost-share payments to non-industrial forest Support of initiatives to help focus public and private resources and expertise, authorities at all levels of government for ecosystem management and. provide forest management and tree planting advice or assistance to private landowners.

Many of these agencies offer on-site consultation, assist with plan preparation, refer tree planting contractors, and/or recommend public or private sources of seedlings to purchase.

The services from forestry agencies may be free or fee-based. The study describes and explains the differences in the objectives of non-industrial private forest owners between southern and northern Finland, and provides a forecast of the changes in these.

The American Forest Foundation is focused on ensuring that our forests can continue to provide the important benefits we all count on - clean water, clean air, wood supply, wildlife habitat, and carbon storage, by working with family forest owners across the country.

Family Forest Owners Face Increasing Challenges. Northwest Forest Plan. Private land development/use regulation. State and local stream buffer requirements. Financial incentives, technical assistance, education. Farm Bill programs. Public/nonprofit purchase of private riparian lands or interests in lands.

Greenway programs, conservation easements. the latest changes to tax laws and rules for tax return preparations. Topics will focus on federal timber income tax issues for private forest owners with a refresher on local timberland property tax incentives.

Participants will gain a clear understanding of commonly misunderstood timber tax issues. Payment Options. Funding for preparation of this book was provided by the USDA Forest Service's Wood Education and Resource Center through a grant directed at Northeastern private forest landowners.

The authors also want to acknowledge the assistance of William Hoover of Purdue University and Thomas McEvoy of the University of Vermont in developing the publication. A. Red Book chapter 4, section Cd, discusses the basic rule that appropriated funds are not available to furnish food or refreshments to nongovernment personnel.

You may find useful the discussions in B, J (U.S. Forest Service appropriations are not. Saving Species on Private Lands: Unlocking Incentives to Conserve Wildlife and Their Habitats is a must-read book for anyone who wants to do something to help our declining wildlife.

With information on financial resources for conservation, technical assistance for landowners, and the legal and regulatory landscape of conservation, the book Author: Lowell E. Baier. The daylong workshop will provide basic information about timber taxation and the latest changes to tax laws and rules for tax return preparations.

Topics will focus on federal timber income tax issues for private forest owners with a refresher on local timberland property tax incentives. As our analysis underscores, the value of forests and the threats facing them are inextricably linked to climate change.

Existing forests store CO 2 in the form of carbon on a massive scale—and young, growing forests absorb significant amounts of CO r, on a global scale, because of deforestation (the permanent loss of forested area) and decay, forests are now releasing.

Private Lands for Wildlife Program. The primary objective of this program is to protect and restore habitats on private lands to benefit Species of Conservation Concern; those species which are Federally listed, proposed, or candidate species as well as other species determined to be at risk.

Land Eligibility: Private landowner that is a willing seller, currently 75% forested and threatened by development or fragmentation; must fall within designated “Forest Legacy Areas”.

Incentive: Federal funds available to purchase up to 75% of market value of. Several sources of professional assistance are available. Most states in the region have agencies that provide forest management and tree planting assistance to private landowners.

Many of these agencies can provide on-site consultation, plan preparation, and referrals to public or private sources of seedlings and tree planting contractors. These. A wide variety of incentives are offered to nonindustrial private forest landowners in the United States to influence their forest land management.

Such incentives include income tax deductions, property tax reductions, cost-sharing, free or low cost technical assistance, conservation easements, and educational programs. Discussion with states about their current funding strategies could provide further ideas for study.

Funding strategies discussions among states. As indicated above, HHS could facilitate information-sharing among states on their utilization of state and private funding sources for energy assistance.Table 1.

Federal financial incentive programs surveyed. Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)—Established in to assist private forest owners to keep forestland and resources in healthy condition and increase the economic and environmental benefits it provides.a system based on private ownership, free trade between buyers and sellers, and competition.

spending and assistance programs targeted at particular income groups. The goal is to transfer money from higher-income groups to lower-income groups. Economic security This refers to protecting consumers, producers, and resource owners from.