Forest and Land Management Planning


Forest Stewardship Planning

  • Forest Inventory and Assessment

  • Botanical and Wildlife Surveys

  • Wildlife Habitat Planning

  • Invasive Species Surveys and Management

  • Practices to Protect Water Quality

  • Strategies to Conserve Soil and Site Productivity

  •  Upland and Wetland Natural Community Inventory and Mapping

  • Identification of Ecologically Significant Treatment Areas

  • Landscape Planning and Landowner Cooperatives

  • Collaboration with Foresters, Loggers, Attorneys, Land Trusts, Third Party Forest Certification and others to help carry out stewardship goals

Field guides and education

  • Interpretive field guides and maps

  • Guided Field Trips

Ecological Restoration Planning

  • Enhancing Native Species Establishment

  • Restoration of Natural Communities

  • Invasive Species Management 

Vernal pools are sensitive areas that provide breeding habitat for amphibians and invertebrates.  

Vernal pools are sensitive areas that provide breeding habitat for amphibians and invertebrates.  

Selected Projects and Collaborations:

Botanical Survey of Ponds in the Finger Lakes National Forest, New York.

Forest Stewardship Plan for a property in Washington, NH. 

Rapid Ecological Overview of a forested property, Tinmouth and Wells, Vermont with recommendations pertaining to forest management and conservation.  

Ecological Overview of forests and wetlands on a property in East Dorset, Vermont.

Clayplain and Floodplain Forest Restoration Plan, Hubbarton River and Lower Poultney River Watershed. Vermont and New York. 

Monitoring Forest Growth and Dynamics on the Atlas Timberlands of Northern Vermont.  Final Report completed for the Nature Conservancy and Vermont Land Trust.  

Applying an Ecosystem Classification on National Forest Land in the southeastern U.S:  A Pilot Study.  

The Forestry Sectors of Sweden and New York State:  A comparative analysis.

A conservationist is one who is humbly aware that with each stroke [of the axe] he is writing his signature on the face of the land
— Aldo Leopold, Sand County Almanac