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G5054, Revised December 1997

Forestry Terms for the Woodland Owner

Carol B. Trokey
School of Natural Resources
Fred Bergman
Missouri Department of Conservation

As a woodland owner, you may hear foresters use unfamiliar terms or see new terms in your forest management plan or timber sale contract. Forestry is a specialized field with its own terms and abbreviations. This guide defines many of the words commonly used in forestry and woodland management.

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Free technical advice is available through the Missouri Department of Conservation and your local MU Extension center.

G5054, revised December 1997

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