Best Management Practices

National Firewood Task Force Recommendations Appendices 3-4 discuss best management practices for firewood production, heat treatment, labelling, and records that should be maintained.

Firewood Best Management Practices for the cutting, drying, treatment, storage and stacking of firewood. 

“Do It Yourself” Best Management Practices Elucidates BMPs for cutting firewood.

A Land Manager’s Guide to Best Management Practices (BMPs) to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species. 

BMPs for Erosion Control for Logging Practices This handbook speaks to BMPs that allow loggers and other silvicultural operators to conform to prescribed standards and be in compliance with the federal and state statutes.

North Dakota Forestry Best Management Practices Suggested BMPs which can ensure productivity of woodlots from tree planting, timber harvesting, thinning and other forest management activities.

BMPs During Timber Harvests  Lists different techniques forest owners and forest workers can use to control erosion during a timber harvest. Forest owners can apply these practices to smaller-scale projects like firewood cutting and timber stand improvement as well. 

Best Management Practices (BMPs) to Prevent the Introduction and Spread of Invasive Species This graphic rich page that was adapted from Wisconsin Council of Forestry 2009 presents key BMPs for invasive species management.

Firewood Best Management Practices (BMPs)  This reference rich handbook elaborates on  general and specific BMPs for reducing the spread of invasive insects and diseases in cut wood.

Best Management Practices for Arborists and Tree Care Workers  Expounds on BMPs for reducing the spread of invasive insects and pathogens in cut wood. 

Best Management Practices (BMPs) - UC ANR Articulates BMPs for preventing the spread of Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB) through the movement of logs & firewood.

Management Options for Minimizing Emerald Ash Borer Impact This fact sheet presents alternative best management strategies through which the impact of EAB on woodlands and existing or planned reforestation plantings can be minimized.

Best Management Practices (BMPs) For preventing the spread of Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB) through the movement of logs & firewood.

Firewood Forest Invasives Prevention Guidelines - GLIFWC Tribal best management practices for harvesting firewood in the ceded territories of 1836, 1837, AND 1842.

Recommended Best Management Practices for loggers, foresters, forest landowners, primary processors and other stakeholders in the forest products industry related to spotted lanternfly and other potential forest pests in Pennsylvania.

Best Management Practices (BMP) and Treatment-Minvasives Community This forum is a platform where BMP's and treatment methods of invasive species are shared and discussed.

Best Management Practices For the Use of Treated Wood in Aquatic and other Sensitive Environments Describes best management practices for preservative-treated wood to be used in or near water, in order to help minimize the amount of preservative chemicals that escape into aquatic bodies.   

Best Management Practices for the Use of Preservative-Treated Wood in Aquatic Environments in Michigan This BMP guide describes the proper processes to be used at wood treating facilities.