University of Maryland Extension

Resources

Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center

http://www.mredc.umd.edu/

 

Forest Stewardship Planning and Timber Harvesting

Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan – (Fact Sheet #625)

Sources of Information and Guidance for Forest Stewards (Fact Sheet #624)

Marketing Forest Products: Understanding the Sales Process (Extension Bulletin #367)

Tax and Estate Planning for Maryland Forest Landowners (Fact Sheet #630)

 

Choosing & Evaluating Enterprises

Guide to Choosing and Evaluating a Natural Resources-Based Enterprise. (NRAES–151). $20.00. www.nraes.org

Alternative Income Enterprises - Resource List (Fact Sheet #626)

 

Rural Enterprise Series (most include a downloadable Excel enterprise budget)

RES-01: Rural Enterprise Series - Aquaculture

RES-01A: Rural Enterprise Series - Aquaculture (Budget Worksheet)

RES-08: Rural Enterprise Series - Christmas Tree Farm

RES-08A: Rural Enterprise Series - Christmas Tree Farm (Budget Worksheet)

RES-04: Rural Enterprise Series - Custom Portable Sawmill

RES-02: RRural Enterprise Series - Fee Fishing

RES-02A:  Rural Enterprise Series - Fee Fishing (Budget Worksheet)

RES-06: Rural Enterprise Series - Ginseng

RES-06A: Rural Enterprise Series - Ginseng (Budget Worksheet)

RES-03: Rural Enterprise Series - Holiday Greenery

RES-03A: Rural Enterprise Series - Holiday Greenery (Budget Worksheet)

RES-10: Rural Enterprise Series - Horse Boarding

RES-07: Rural Enterprise Series - Hunting Lease

RES-07A: Rural Enterprise Series - Hunting Lease (Budget Worksheet)

RES-11: Rural Enterprise Series - Shiitake Mushrooms

RES-11A: Rural Enterprise Series - Shiitake Mushrooms (Budget Worksheet)

RES-05: Rural Enterprise Series - Traditional White Oak Basketmaking

RES-05A: Rural Enterprise Series - Traditional White Oak Basketmaking (Budget Worksheet)

RES-09: Rural Enterprise Series - Vacation Cabin

RES-09A: Rural Enterprise Series - Vacation Cabin (Budget Worksheet)

 

Other Enterprise Publications

Developing a Custom Portable Sawmill Enterprise (NRAES-134)

Developing a Fee-Fishing Enterprise: An Opportunity in Recreational Tourism (Fact Sheet #754)

Landowner Liability and Recreational Access in Maryland (Extension Bulletin #357)

Natural Resource Income Opportunities Videos

 

Other State Extension Links

Special Forest Products Web site (Virginia tech)

Natural Resources Extension (Penn State)

Virginia Cooperative Extension

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