Water and Soils

Keeping a close eye on how activities in your woods impact water and soils is an essential part of successful woodland care and management. The articles below provide information that can be of assistance in maintaining soil and water quality in your woods.

 

 

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMPs)

In many states, BMPs are considered voluntary for forest owners. However, the AFF Standard of Sustainability says that to be certified, forest owners must apply BMPs (Standard 4, Performance Measure 4.1). Learn more about BMPs here.

WATER QUALITY

Learn how you can protect water quality on your Tree Farm here.