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Forestry related links:

www.pfmt.org
Helpful facts from Private Forest Management Team, an organization supported by AF&PA Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Alabama Forestry Association.

www.fnr.purdue.edu/ttax/
National Timber Tax Website.

http://library.northernlight.com/PN19991109040000127.html?cb=13&sc=0#doc
the excellent Carol Loomis-Warren Buffett article from FORTUNE that contains some of the world's best investment advice.

http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/4501
All you ever want to know about Southern Pine Beetles and more every three months.

www.hardgreen.com
Most persons with a financial interest in the timber economy will thoroughly enjoy "Hard Green, Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists" by Peter Huber. Huber is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a columnist for FORBES, and a brilliant, ingenious writer.

If you, like us, are tired of reading about the squabbles over what to do with trees on National Forests, you'll especially like the section "Separation of Powers" on p.92-95.

http://www.srs.fs.fed.us/
The USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station has published its 1999 Report. Its 110 pages contain descriptions of its 16 facilities and titles of 1999 publications (159 on Southern Pines alone).

www.weedscience.msstate.edu/swss/
"Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses" by James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller describes 330 species in 454 pages and 644 beautiful photos. It's a real winner. You'll find some of them growing in your own yard and see lots of them while driving along the Interstates. Finding the book on the Web is hard. Here's how: On the left-hand panel on the home page, click on "Publications." On the top of that page, click on "Forest Weed Indentification Guide."

www.ncfes.umn.edu/4157
This is the website of the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC) recently established by Purdue University in cooperation with Northcentral Research Station, U.S. Forest Service.

www.economist.com/editorial/freeforall/20000701/sus5076.html
The mapping of the human genome has recently received major coverage from every U.S. publication. To understand what it all meant, we needed all the help we could get and found no better helper than The Economist.

http://dendrome.ucdavis.edu/
"Dendrome Forest Tree Genome Database," a project of the Institute of Forest Genetics, Pacific Southwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service.

www.fw.vt.edu/g&y_coop
Loblolly Pine Growth & Yield Research Cooperative.

http://www.agsouthfc.com
AgSouth Farm Credit Bank has expressed an aggressive interest in financing timber and timberland investments in Georgia. Click here to visit their web site.

http://www.cfr.washington.edu/smc
A western counterpart to the Loblolly Pine Growth and Yield Research Cooperative.

www.farmcredit-fl.com
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has expressed an interest in financing timberland investments in Florida. Click here to visit their web site.

www.amnh.org/naturalhistory/biomechanics/1000_biomechanics.html
If you live in the drought-stricken part of SE U.S. and have noticed hardwood trees losing leaves early, you'll enjoy this article on how trees handle water.

www.randomlengths.com
Daily reports on conditions in the markets for forest products.

www.fcnf.com
Farm Credit of North Florida has expressed an interest in financing timberland investments in Florida. Click here to visit their web site.

http://www.lib.duke.edu/forest/
Forest History Society