Landowners

Resources for Landowners

County Forestry Associations have their own identity and individuality while working closely with TFA at the state level. CFA's serve as a great tool within your local community to promote and educate landowners, teachers, media and the general public in the use of Best Management Practices (BMP's) and sustainable forestry and a wide array of topic sessions, such as legislative information, "critter" control, wildlife management and water quality. Please visit our County Forestry Association Page to find out more.

Tennessee Tree Farm Program: Whether you purchased your forestland, or it passed to you from another member of your family you are now in a select group of individuals in the world who own forest property. But with that ownership comes many new choices and responsibilities. And those choices and responsibilities raise many questions. Please visit our Tree Farm Page to find out more.

USDA Coop Forestry - www.fs.fedus/spf/coop

Programs for Wildlife and Pond Management - www.state.tn.us/twra/

The Division of Forestry helps landowners become good forest stewards who can achieve their goals while protecting the environment. TDF's Foresters give expert advice on planting trees, developing forest management plans, timber sales, and finding resources.

TN Dept of Ag -Division of Forestry - Contact your Area Forester in your county - 
http://www.tennessee.gov/agriculture/article/ag-forests-staff

TN Dept of Ag -Division of Forestry - Contact a professional consultant forester -
http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/article/ag-forests-planning

TN Dept of Ag -Division of Forestry- Forest Landowner Assistance Program - http://www.tennessee.gov/agriculture/topic/ag-forests-landowners

TN Dept of Ag -Division of Forestry Seedlings - The mission of TDF's Reforestation Unit is to provide quality, affordable seedlings to Tennessee landowners and to optimize genetic improvements to increase the productivity of the state's forest resource. https://agriculture.tn.gov/OnlineSeedlingSales/Default.aspx and see more at  http://www.tennessee.gov/agriculture/topic/ag-forests-seedlings 

Sustainable Forestry Practices for Landowners, Species and Communites of Concern in TN
- click here for the downloadable brochure

The TN SFI Implementation Committee has prepared a brochure of important information especially for small landowners to assist them in managing their forests in a more sustainable manner, see the following link- click here for downloadable brochure