Cost Share Programs Available to You. Robert Ross Greene County Service Forester September 11, 2012 (presentation prepared by Sara Thompson). Primary purpose is to assist landowners with stand establishment
Available to You
Greene County Service Forester
September 11, 2012
(presentation prepared by Sara Thompson)
Primary purpose is to assist landowners with stand establishment
(To assume forest productivity & provide environmental protection of the state’s woodlands through cost-sharing with eligible landowners for approved practices.)
FDP: who is eligible?
Any private individual, group, association, or corporation owning land in N.C. suitable for forestry purposes.
Approved FM plan must be on file prior to application of funds.
Plan must contain present & future management recommendations to assure forest productivity & environmental protection.
The objective of this program is to encourage eligible non-industrial forest landowners in NC to improve forest health & reduce the threat and severity of Southern pine beetle (SPB) attacks through technical assistance and cost-sharing of recommended prevention practices.
Chemical or mechanical means on stands with 700 stems per acre or more (if stand is mixed pine/hardwood then > 70% of stems must be pine).
Stand must be reduced to 300-450 stems per acre.