Public Resource Page
The Forest Enterprise Resource
Project (FERP) is a collaborative effort among
As resources are developed, they will be posted on this page.
Click the link above to download a free copy of this publication. This useful reference contains hundreds of tables pertaining to hardwood logs, including log rules, deduction tables, and printable log value tables for making comparisons of bucking alternatives. Also included are several spreadsheet utilities to help with scaling comparisons and valuation of logs.
Click the link above to download a free copy of Surewood. This MS Excel based utility makes all sorts of useful forestry and wood products conversions and contains many informative public domain publications.
Click the link above to download and test a free copy of the beta version of the Woody Biomass Estimator Spreadsheet. This spreadsheet allows you to calculate whole tree weights (mixed hardwoods, mixed softwood, beech, soft maple) from timber cruise tally summaries or point sampling data.
Click the link above to
download and examine a circulating draft
Funding for FERP comes from each of the collaborators, as well as a grant from the USDA Forest Service’s Wood Education Resource Center.
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