Important Links for Woodland Landowners

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Important Links for Woodland Landowners

Ohio DNR Division of Forestry: http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/landownerassistance

For Ohio Forest Tax Law info: http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/oftl

Ohio Society of American Foresters: http://www.osafdirectory.com/

Association of Consulting Foresters: http://www.acf-foresters.org/

Ohio Timber Price Report available at “Ohio Wood Products” website: http://ohiowood.osu.edu/– Reports are updated twice a year to reflect changing timber prices.

OSU Extension’s Woodland Stewards Program: http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu/

Ohio Invasive Plant Council: http://www.oipc.info/ – Info about meetings and council activities, as well as links to many factsheets and publications under the “Resources” section.

USDA Forest Services Northeastern Area Publications and Products: HOW To guides, pest guides, wildlife info, etc.: http://www.na.fs.fed.us/pubs/index.shtm

Ohio Forestry Association: to find a Master Logger and learn about educational opportunities and forestry related events: http://www.ohioforest.org

Ohio State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation: http://ohionwtf.org/ – Local events, chapter contacts, and outreach programs

National NWTF site: http://www.nwtf.org/– Variety of topics and resources, including a Landowner’s Toolbox under the Conservation section of website.

Ohio DNR Division of Wildlife: http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/

DOW private lands biologist: http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/species-and-habitats/private-lands-management

Ohio Audubon: http://oh.audubon.org/– Info on local chapters and events.

Pheasants Forever Habitat: http://www.pheasantsforever.org/Habitat/Why-Habitat.aspx– Find a Farm Bill Biologist, info on food plot seed, build a wildlife area, etc.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/oh/home/– Info on conservation programs, like EQIP and CSP, as well as contact information for local offices.

Soil and Water Conservation Districts, find your local SWCD: http://www.agri.ohio.gov/divs/SWC/SearchLocalSWCD.aspx