EASTERN CONNECTICUT FOREST LANDOWNERS ASSOCIATION/
WOLF DEN LAND TRUST

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Here are some publications that forest landowners and foresters may find useful:

  • Agricultural Wiring Handbook (NFEC-I, 92 pages, $12.00) This reference covers planning and layout of farm wiring systems. It includes wiring plans for 14 types of structures , code requirements, and details on proper wiring methods. (Dept Natural Resources Mgmt. And Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-4087)
  • Community-Based Deer Management: A Practitioner’s Guide, $13.95 from Cornell
  • Conducting a Successful Timber Sale: A Primer for Landowners (UWEX Cooperative Extension Service) - PDF file
  • Farm and Home Concrete Handbook (MWPS-32, 41 pages, $8.00) This is a valuable reference for concrete and masonry construction around the farm. Details include setting forms, reinforcing, mixing, placing, finishing and curing concrete. (Dept Natural Resources Mgmt. And Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-4087)
  • Forest Regeneration Handbook, available electronically, Tom Worthley, UCONN Extension Service. Worthley collaborated with Jeffrey Ward, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven to create Forest Regeneration Handbook. The book is specifically about Connecticut’s Forest. It includes a short history, challenges for today and tomorrow, a discussion of disturbance as an agent for change, a section on forest management and specific notes about species regeneration. It is extremely readable and very informative even for experienced forest landowners. A book for all forest landowners’ libraries. Available from the UCONN Cooperative Extension Service, or in electronic format from www.canr.uconn.edu/ces/forest , or from: www.caes.state.ct.us/specialfeatures/specialfeatures.htm
  • Lumber from Local Woodlots (NRAES-27) (NRAES-27, 42 pages, $11.00). This guide provides a background in selecting wood species and grades, contracts with loggers, sawing methods, woodlot management, and lumber drying and storage. It encourages the use of local woodlot resources for construction. (Dept Natural Resources Mgmt. And Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-4087)
  • Post-Frame Building Handbook: Materials, Design Considerations, Construction Procedures (NRAES-I, 78 pages, $17.00). Provides planning, design, and construction techniques for building this low-cost type of farm structure. Lumber selection, bracing, floor construction, heating and cooling are covered. (Dept Natural Resources Mgmt. And Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1376 Storrs Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-4087)

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