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Jackson County Schools

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  1. Jackson County Schools Forest Management Plan 2009 - 2018

  2. Forest Management Objectives Letter from State Forester Charlie Morgan • Partnership between local school boards, SoS, & MFC • Emphasis on stronger revenue production • More even flow of revenues • Sustainable forest mgt • Stronger accountability • Enhance wildlife habitat • Better reporting mechanism

  3. Integration of Technology New Forest Management Strategies • Current & accurate forest inventory • Integrated GIS / Reporting Software • Harvest Scheduling capabilities • Remsoft WoodStock • Emphasis on Intensive Forest Mgt based on sound forestry practices and not financial crises. • High intensity management with frequent thinnings balanced harvest with growth. • Reduction of high risk timbered stands • Removal of over-mature timber • Reduce risk of financial loss • Increase cost effective vegetative control • Use of low cost prescribed burning • Mid-rotation herbicide applications • Aggressive control of invasive species

  4. Integration of Technology

  5. Data Layers • Additional information maintained in the GIS database • Property Level Information • Comprehensive Reporting System • Leases • Property Boundary • Stand Level Information • Acreages – Forest/Non-Forest • Species Composition • Product Distribution • Growth & Yield • Soils data • Costs & Revenues • Historical Data • Activities & Accomplishments

  6. LAND USE PATTERNS

  7. LAND USE PATTERNS

  8. Product Distribution - 2009

  9. Escrow Tracking

  10. Escrow Tracking

  11. Poplarville Schools REV – EXP 2009-2018

  12. Public Land issues • Property Lines • Access issues • Escrow Fund Management • Lease Revenues vs Forest Revenues • Farm Residential • Restrictions on implementation of management activities • Forest Health • Insect, Disease, Invasive Species

  13. Questions & Comments