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Dealing with Local Timber Harvesting Ordinances
Dealing with Local Timber Harvesting Ordinances - Articles Articles
Timber harvesting is regulated by a fraction of Pennsylvania's local governments, but more municipalities are beginning to regulate harvesting in order to maintain forests for future generations. More
Timber Harvesting in Pennsylvania: Information for Citizens and Local Government Officials
Timber Harvesting in Pennsylvania: Information for Citizens and Local Government Officials - Articles Articles
This article is designed to provide community leaders with a better understanding of timber harvesting and help them make administrative decisions. More
Timber Taxation: A General Guide for Forestland Owners
Timber Taxation: A General Guide for Forestland Owners - Articles Articles
The federal tax implications of forestland ownership are complex. Increase your awareness of tax considerations so that you can include them in your forest planning. More
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania
Forest Finance 5: Opportunities from Ginseng Husbandry in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This article provides information on ginseng as a native forest resource, ginseng culture on Pennsylvania forest lands, and marketing and legal considerations. More
Forest Finance 4: Understanding Forest Property Tax Assessment in Pennsylvania
Forest Finance 4: Understanding Forest Property Tax Assessment in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Property taxes are usually based on the property's fair market value, but many forest landowners in PA can enroll in a tax program known as Clean and Green. This option is explained in this article. More