Silviculture Links

Category: Links Created: Wednesday, 08 August 2012 Last Updated: Monday, 09 June 2014

Here is a list of links to some useful silviculture related sites. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have a site or know of a site that you'd like to add to this list.

Silvicultural Terminology

 
Link Silviculture Terminology prepared by the Silviculture Instructors Subgroup Silviculture Working Group (D2) Society of American Foresters
Link Glossary of Forestry Terms from the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range Library
Link Dictionary of Forestry maintained by the Society of American Foresters
Link Forestry Images a portion of the Bugwood.org image database

Silvicultural Systems

 

The silvicultural process shows how regeneration treatments are followed by establishment treatments, then intermediate treatments. The cycle then repeats.

Establishment Treatment Links

 
Nursery Link Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative hosted at Auburn University
  Link Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetic Resources sponsored by the USDA Forest Service and Southern Regional Extension Forestry
   
Tree Improvement Link Southern Forest Tree Improvement Committee lists proceedings from 30+ SFTIC conferences
  Link West Gulf Tree Improvement Program is a cooperative administered by the Texas Forest Service
  Link NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program administered by North Carolina State University
  Link Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program housed at the University of Florida
  Link Pacific Northwest Tree Improvement Research Cooperative run by Oregon State University
  Link Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center is a cooperative administered by Purdue University
   
Site Selection and Stocking Link Hardwood Silviculture Cooperative of Oregon State University focuses on red alder and Douglas-fir
   
Site Preparation Link Savannah Global Solutions is a corporation that provides diagrams of mechanical site prep equipment
   
Artificial Regeneration Link Planting Morphologically Improved Seedlings with Shovels is an extension publication (html) prepared by the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station at Auburn University
  Link New Pine Planting Strategies for the Western Gulf Statesis an extension publication (pdf) prepared by Southern Regional Extension Forestry
  Link Forest Regeneration Methods for Southern Yellow Pinesis an extension publication (pdf) prepared by the University of Florida Extension Service
  Link Direct Seeding Southern Yellow Pinesis an extension publication (html) prepared by the Mississippi State University Extension Service

Intermediate Treatment Links

 
Thinning, Fertilizing, Link Forest Productivity Cooperative hosted at Virginia Tech, NC State, and the Universidad de Concepcion in Chile
Competition Control, Pruning Link Stand Management Cooperative housed at the University of Washington
  Link Center for Intensive Planted-Forest Silviculture run by Oregon State University
  Link Forest Productivity .Net sponsored by the University of Georgia and Southern Regional Extension Forestry

Regeneration Treatment Links

 
Ecosystem Management Link Silviculture Treatments for Ecosystem Management is an experimental network run by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests

Aspects of Silviculture

 

Silviculture Venn diagram showing silviculture at the intersection of economics, ecology, and society.

Ecological Aspects of Silviculture Links

 
Silvics Link Silvics of North America is a comprehensive online version of Agriculture Handbook 654 published by the USDA Forest Service in 1990
  Link Fire Effects Information System also produced by the USDA Forest Service contains additional silvics of tree and shrub species that relate to fire
  Link USDA Plants Database maintained by the NRCS contains information and links for all common woody and herbaceous species found in the US
  Link Other Helpful Dendrology Links are available on the SFA Dendrology website
   
Soils Link NRCS Soils contains a wealth of soils information for the US
  Link Web Soil Survey allows access to soil survey information and maps from most of the US
  Link Texas Soil Surveys by County in PDF format from the NRCS
  Link Nacogdoches County Soil Surveyin PDF format from the NRCS
  Link Criff Soil Classification is a simple soil classification system from the University of Florida (PDF)
  Link Universal Soil Loss Equation is a simple procedure to estimate soil erosion caused by various silvicultural practices
   
Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) by State
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Economic Aspects of Silviculture Links

 
Forest Economics Link Forest Economics an overview from the SAF Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An Encyclopedia
  Link Forest Valuation and the Net Present Value Concept in Forestry Economics an overview from the SAF Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An Encyclopedia
  Link Financial Analysis an overview from the SAF Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An Encyclopedia
   
Taxes Link Forest Taxation links to a variety of resources produced by the USDA Forest Service
  Link Forest Landowners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax produced by the USDA Forest Service is also known as Agriculture Handbook 718
  Link National Timber Tax Website a collaboration of the USDA Forest Service, University of Georgia, and others
  Link Forestry and Income Taxation an overview from the SAF Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An Encyclopedia
  Link Property Tax an overview from the SAF Forests and Forestry in the Americas: An Encyclopedia
   
Timber Prices by State
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Societal Aspects of Silviculture Links

 
Certification Link Sustainable Forestry Initiative is the most common certification system in the US and the South
  Link Forest Stewardship Council is another common certification system
  Link American Tree Farm System allows nonindustrial private forest owners to be recognized for sound forest stewardship practices
   
Professional Organizations Link Society of American Foresters is the national professional organization for foresters
  Link SAF: Texas Chapter
  Link Texas Forestry Association is an organization for businesses, landowners, and professionals interested in forestry

Other Silvicultural Resources

 

East Texas Forest Resource Links

 
History Link Logging History in the Pineywoods is a detailed summary from the University of Texas Aldridge Sawmill
   
National Forests Link Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest is a 2,648 acre research forest just south of Nacogdoches managed by the Southern Research Station of the USDA Forest Service
  Link Angelina National Forest spans 153,179 acres located in Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine and Jasper counties
  Link Davy Crockett National Forestspans 160,000+ acres located in Houston and Trinity counties
  Link Sabine National Forestspans 160,656 acres located in Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Jasper, and Newton counties
  Link Sam Houston National Forestspans 163,037 acres located in Montgomery, Walker, and San Jacinto counties

Mapping and Aerial Imagery Links

 
Map Resources Link Web Soil Survey allows access to soil survey information and maps from most of the US
  Link Topographic Maps for most of the world, if available, can be found through the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas
  Link Magnetic Declination for any latitude, longitude, and time can be calculated with this NOAA tool
   
Aerial Imagery
Link Texas Natural Resources Information System includes CIR imagery and a wide variety of GIS data for all of Texas

University Silviculture Course Links

 
  Link University of Kentucky
  Link University of Missouri
  Link Oregon State University
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