Today’s Forest: Forest Management Back »

The following videos are part of a workshop through the Today's Forest educational program series offered through a partnership of the South Dakota Division of Resource Conservation & Forestry, Nebraska Forest Service, Wyoming State Forestry and South Dakota State University.

Click play to view the videos, or access the iGrow Trees & Forests Playlist on YouTube for a complete collection of Today's Forest videos.


Introduction to Forest Stewardship

Featuring Peter Kolb, Montana State University Extension Forestry Specialist

Forest Management Planning plays an important role in keeping a forest healthy and functional. Learn more about some of the requirements for proper management.
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Land Management

Featuring Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forestry Specialist and Leonard Wood, Landowner.

There are many parts to developing a stewardship plan. Learn more how to outline the objectives for your land.
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Estate Planning

Featuring Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forestry Specialist and Leonard Wood, Landowner.

Owning and managing land is not only making a living off of the land, but can have a deeper meaning to the owner as well. Learn more about land stewardship.
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Forestry Density

Featuring Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forestry Specialist and Leonard Wood, Landowner.

The density of a forest can be determined by several factors. Learn more about those factors as well as how to utilize them to benefit a forest area.
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Management Planning Tools

Featuring Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forestry Specialist

Aerial photographs are one of the primary tools in the planning process. Learn more about some of the tools used to obtain those photographs.
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SD Dept. of Agriculture: More Information and Assistance

Featuring Greg Josten, SD Department of Agriculture Forest Health Program

Resources for forestry health are readily available for help. Learn more about different ways of utilizing many of these resources.

 

Family Forest Demographics

by Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forester Specialist.

Landowner Stewardship is important for efficient land use. Learn more about important factors in the stewardship process.
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Five Core Forestry Questions

Featuring Dr. Peter Kolb, Montana Extension Forester Specialist.

Learning about forestry is a process that takes many steps. Learn more information about the steps for a healthy forest.

 

State Foresters

Featuring Dave Hettick, SD Department of Agriculture Service Forester

Forestry today has changed over the years, with many new and improved methods of improving the forest.

 

Commercial Consultants

Featuring Jerry Jensen, Forester - Ecologist, Lead, SD

Landowner objectives can change from landowner to landowner, commercial consultants can help with direction and idea on different uses for land.

 

Contracts and Contractors

Featuring Paul Pierson, Rushmore Forest Products, Hill City, SD

Making sure all details are clear and specific in contracts will protect the owner and the contractor, so it is important to plan out those before entering into an agreement.

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