LOGGING AND TIMBER HARVEST
The South Carolina Forestry Commission assists landowners with timber management, timber marketing, conservation, and management of forest resources. Their website provides several resources on where to find consulting foresters in your county, timber prices, cost share programs, and valuable information of being an informed steward of your woodlands.
CONSERVATION EASEMENTS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Discover several land trusts operating locally and statewide in South Carolina that can get you started on protecting your land here.
The National Timber Tax Website was developed to inform timberland owners, consulting foresters, and other forestry professionals regarding the tax treatment of timber-related activities. Read about your woodlands and taxes here. Also, explore EQIP in South Carolina.
The South Carolina chapter of The Wildlife Society is a collective of professionals who are dedicated to wildlife stewardship, wildlife conservation, and natural resource management. Find more information and networking opportunities.
The South Carolina Wildlife Federation is dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife habitats and natural resources by actively engaging landowners and all people who love the outdoors and want to protect it. Check out their programs and events.
FORESTRY EXTENSION SERVICE
The Cooperative Extension at Clemson University employs extension specialists and researchers from across SC to provide a range of expertise on many aspects of forestry, wildlife, water resources and much more. Explore the resources and public outreach programs they make available.
OTHER PROGRAMS FOR WOODLAND OWNERS
Are you looking for like-minded individuals to discuss woodland topics, practices, and issues? Visit South Carolina’s National Woodland Owners Association.
The American Tree Farm System provides valuable resources on how to be a forest steward. Visit the South Carolina Tree Farm Program to learn more.