Is Reforestation a Profitable Investment? An Economic Analysis (N.C. State University Forestry Extension)
This publication assesses the pine reforestation investment based on current stumpage prices and associated costs to determine whether it still offers attractive returns. It reviews potential returns from typical pine plantations in the U.S. South.

Reforestation of North Carolina Pines (N.C. State University Forestry Extension)
The Southern pines may reproduce themselves more successfully in most cases when special efforts are made to encourage regeneration. Owners should allow time to begin planning reforestation well in advance of the cut. This article discusses what things a landowner should consider during this planning.

Forest Renewal: Natural Regeneration or Tree Planting? (eXtension)
Forest regeneration is the process by which new tree seedlings become established after forest trees have been harvested or have died from fire, insects, or disease. Regeneration is key to sustainable forestry and can be accomplished through two basic approaches.

Creating Young Forests to Benefit Wildlife (USDA Southern Research Station)
Many birds require specific habitats ranging from young forest to grasslands, and several southern Appalachian species are typically associated with human-modified environments.

Sustainably Growing Timber, Pasture and Livestock: Trees Into Pasture ( webinar)
Silvopasture is an agroforestry practice that sustainably produces timber, livestock, and forage on the same land. This webinar discusses considerations of site quality, species selection, establishment, and subsequent management of trees.

Are You Growing Your Best Timber? ( webinar)
Many activities by woodland owners influence timber volume and value. Timber is an asset to the owner, and can accumulate significant value if managed appropriately. This webinar covers some of the core strategies to increase the volume and value of timber on private woodlands as well as a new initiative called the Timber Growing Contest.