What is FAP?
The Forestry Assistance Program provides an initial professional contact with landowners who are interested in actively managing their forested property. No matter what your goals (recreation, wildlife, timber harvest, ecosystem preservation, etc.) the Conservation District Forester can help you better understand, plan, manage, protect, and utilize your forest resources.
The forester also provides the community with outreach and education opportunities. To better assist landowners with the management of their forest resources, the district forester is available to meet with landowners at no cost. During the walk-through, you will discuss your goals and management history and complete a rapid inventory of your property. If applicable, he can refer you to resource professionals and assistance programs to help you meet your management goals.
104 site visits (3343 Acres)
Referred 1120 acres to Public Forest Management Programs or Agencies
Referred 1704 acres’ of work to private sector professionals
Enrolled 246 acres in the Qualified Forest Program (QFP)
Led 13 outreach events.
Published 15 forestry education media publications
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