Woodlot Management

Developing a Woodlot Stewardship Management Plan by Peter J. Smallidge, State Extension Forester, Cornell University, covers considerations when preparing a plan to manage your woodlot.

"Enhancing the Stewardship of Your Forest" is

an 89-page publication from the Cornell University Dept. of Natural Resources, that can be downloaded in its entirety (PDF, 280mb) or as individual chapter.  This publication covers:

  • the context for forest stewardship
  • sustainable forestry
  • working with foresters and loggers
  • timber harvesting
  • thinning your woodlot
  • practices to avoid, and more

Improve your Woodlot by Cutting Firewood, by the US Forest Service covers thinning hardwood stands, selecting crop trees, and the harvesting operation.

Forest Management on the NC State University Extension Forestry website covers topics of: 

  • when to consult a professional forester
  • forest & woodlot planning and management.

Forest/Woodlot Management by the University of Illinois Extension includes useful links to Extension publications on firewood production and wildlife habitat improvement.

- See more at: http://cceschuyler.org/environment/natural-resour...

Please either visit the website noted above or contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County at 607-535-7161 for additional information and assistance.

We hope that the information contained on this page is helpful to you.

Last updated January 17, 2023