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Offline hpinson

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Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices
« on: October 07, 2013, 08:07:22 PM »
Via old_guy:

Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices.

It contains excellent information on roads, and also on other land issues.  It is well worth the read.

http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/publications/forestry/BMPs.pdf

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Re: Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2015, 11:20:14 AM »
Tennessee has redone their web site.  The new location for this (excellent) document is:
http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/agriculture/attachments/AgForBMPs.pdf

Table of Contents - to help everyone see what topics are covered here...

Introduction ...............................................................................................3
Forestry Best Management Practices..............................................................4
Locating, Constructing and Retiring Forest Roads.............................................6
Drainage from Road Surfaces .......................................................................9
Establishing Streamside Management Zones
Perennial and Intermittent Streams .............................................................14
Ephemeral Steams or Wet Weather Conveyances...........................................16
Sensitive Areas .........................................................................................16
Stream Crossings ......................................................................................17
Locating and Constructing Log Landings .......................................................20
Locating and Constructing Skid Trails ...........................................................21
Debris and Hazardous Materials in Streams and Lakes ....................................22
Site Preparation and Tree Planting................................................................24
Fertilization................................................................................................26
Stabilization and Revegetation of Disturbed Areas ...........................................27
Sediment Control Structures.........................................................................30
Wetland Best Management Practices..............................................................31
Federal Water Quality Legislation Affecting Forestry Activities in Tennessee ........33
State Water Quality Legislation Affecting Forestry Activities in Tennessee............36
References and Further Reading on Best Management Practices ........................38
Glossary...40
Credits, Contributors and Sources of Information ............................................44
Division of Forestry Area offices ....................................................................45
Division of Forestry District offices..................................................................47
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Environmental Assistance Centers..................................................................48
Contacts for additional information .................................................................49
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Re: Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2018, 12:16:29 PM »
The state of Tennessee has again redone their website.

This document is still there, and is now located at:
https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/agriculture/documents/forestry/AgForBMPs.pdf

It is worth a look, or another look if you have already seen it.

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Re: Tennessee Guide to Forestry Best Management Practices
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2018, 04:22:48 PM »
Thanks for sharing!