Tree Farmer - November/December 2010 - (Page 3)

voLumE 29, no.6 ISSn 1553-7749 november/december 2010 www.TREEfaRmSYSTEm.oRG THE amERICan TREE faRm SYSTEm® Tree Farmer is the official magazine of the American Tree Farm System® (ATFS), a program of the American Forest Foundation (AFF). It is published six times a year for private forest landowners and volunteer foresters. Opinions do not necessarily represent those of ATFS or AFF. mISSIon To promote the growing of renewable forest resources on private lands while protecting environmental benefits and increasing public understanding of all benefits of productive forestry. Tree Farmer Magazine is a forest enhancement publication by Tree Farmers for Tree Farmers and all who benefit from their endeavors. Tree Farmer espouses the environmental benefits of sustainable production of forest products through responsible forest stewardship on private forestlands. With information, advocacy, and practical advice, the magazine promotes sustainable forest practices for multiple benefits to society. Features 4 6 How to Develop an Investment Strategy Buyer’s Guide & Resource Directory Our eighth annual guide to a wealth of products and services designed to enhance your good stewardship efforts. STaff Editor-in-Chief Bob Simpson Editor Theresa D’Orsi Executive Editor Brigitte Johnson, APR Design TM Design, Inc. Printing Mercury Published by The American Forest Foundation Tom Martin, President & CEO aDvERTISInG DIRECToR Jim Führer Mast High Media 4131 SW Hillsdale Ave, Suite 100 Portland, OR 97239 Phone: 503.227.1381 Fax: 503.227.1391 Email: SuBSCRIPTIonS Subscriptions to Tree Farmer are $19.95 for one year, $37.95 for two years, and $53.95 for three years. Foreign subscriptions are $36 per year. Single copies are available for $4.00. PLEaSE wRITE Tree Farmer welcomes correspondence on editorial matters, letters to the editor, manuscripts, new product announcements, and photos for consideration. The publisher reserves the right to accept, reject, and/or edit these materials. Proposed editorial material will only be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped return envelope. ConTaCT uS For subscriptions, address changes, and general information: Tree Farmer Magazine American Forest Foundation 1111 Nineteenth Street, NW Suite 780 Washington, DC 20036 888.889.4466 ©2010 American Forest Foundation (AFF). All rights reserved. Material may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission of AFF. Columns 36 39 40 42 44 6 Associations & Organizations 7 Communication – Satellite Phones & GPS 7 Consulting Foresters & Managers 13 Co-op Resources 14 Equipment Financing 14 Fertilizers, Herbicides & Repellents 14 Financing & Credit 14 Forest Appraisal, Analysis & Management 16 Forest Measuring Instruments & Software 16 GPS & Satellite Phones 16 Insurance 16 Land Sales 17 Portable Sawmills 17 Pressure Treated Products 17 Real Estate Brokers 17 Resources 17 Seeds & Seedlings 18 Specialized Excavating for Erosion Control 18 Supplies, Gifts & Apparel 19 Timber Buyers & Loggers 19 Timber Pricing Services 19 Tools & Equipment 20 Trail Layout & Construction 20 Tree Paint & Markers 21 Tree Protectors & Shelters 21 Wood Manufacturers 22 Agencies 22 Associations & Organizations 25 Cooperative, State Research, Education & Extension Services 25 Grant, Loan & Cost-Share Programs 26 Tree Farm State Contacts 27 State Foresters Taxing Issues Closing the books on 2010: Follow these tips for your end-of-year tax review. 6 44 CovER: THREE YounGSTERS EnjoY a wooDLanD TRaIL In BIDDEfoRD, maInE. PHoToGRaPHERS: jERRY anD maRCY monkman Sharing Your Experiences Ed Piestrak and his family create enthusiasm for their woods. Ties to the Land Avoid the costs of not planning ahead. Sharing Your Experiences Create a “food forest” by mimicking the way nature layers the ecosystem. PEFC/29-31-130 Tools & Techniques Practice tractor safety now! The American Tree Farm System is a member of the PEFC Council. Promoting sustainable forest management. For more information:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Tree Farmer - November/December 2010

Tree Farmer - November/December 2010
How to Develop an Investment Strategy
Buyer’s Guide & Resource Directory
Associations & Organizations
Communication – Satellite Phones & GPS
Consulting Foresters & Managers
Co-op Resources
Equipment Financing
Fertilizers, Herbicides & Repellents
Financing & Credit
Forest Appraisal, Analysis & Management
Forest Measuring Instruments & Software
GPS & Satellite Phones
Land Sales
Portable Sawmills
Pressure Treated Products
Real Estate Brokers
Seeds & Seedlings
Specialized Excavating for Erosion Control
Supplies, Gifts & Apparel
Timber Buyers & Loggers
Timber Pricing Services
Tools & Equipment
Trail Layout & Construction
Tree Paint & Markers
Tree Protectors & Shelters
Wood Manufacturers
Associations & Organizations
Cooperative, State Research, Education & Extension Services
Grant, Loan & Cost-Share Programs
Tree Farm State Contacts
State Foresters
Taxing Issues
Sharing Your Experiences
Ties to the Land
Sharing Your Experiences
Tools & Techniques

Tree Farmer - November/December 2010