Forestry related links:
Helpful facts from Private Forest
Management Team, an organization supported by AF&PA Sustainable Forestry Initiative and
Alabama Forestry Association.
National Timber Tax Website.
the excellent Carol Loomis-Warren Buffett article from FORTUNE that contains some of the world's best
All you ever want to know about
Southern Pine Beetles and more every three months.
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,
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.
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).
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."
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.
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.
"Dendrome Forest Tree Genome
Database," a project of the Institute of Forest Genetics, Pacific Southwest Research Station, U.S. Forest
Loblolly Pine Growth & Yield Research
AgSouth Farm Credit Bank has expressed an
aggressive interest in financing timber and timberland investments in Georgia. Click here to visit their web
A western counterpart to
the Loblolly Pine Growth and Yield Research Cooperative.
Farm Credit of Northwest Florida has
expressed an interest in financing timberland investments in Florida. Click here to visit their web site.
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.
Daily reports on conditions in the markets
for forest products.
Farm Credit of North Florida has expressed an interest in
financing timberland investments in Florida. Click here to visit their web site.
Forest History Society