Resources for Storm Damage Recovery for Forest Landowners

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Hurricanes can be devastating to family farms and forests. In the event a landowner experiences damage to their forest, here are some useful resources that can help guide you through the process of recovery.

Resources page from NC Forest Service on damage recovery:
http://www.ncforestservice.gov/Managing_your_forest/damage_recovery.htm

Information on the Emergency Forest Restoration Program from FSA:
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/efrp_2015.pdf

Decision Making Guidelines for Storm Damaged Trees:
https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/decision-making-guidelines-for-storm-damaged-trees

Information from Alabama including a sample timber salvage agreement:
http://www.forestry.alabama.gov/PDFs/Timber_Recovery_Issues_to_Consider.pdf

Young longleaf pine damaged by high winds

Young longleaf pine damaged by high winds

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Photo of Colby LambertColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County, North Carolina
Updated on Oct 5, 2016
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