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What is a "Stewardship Forest?"
Forests are more than just trees, they are a vital resource in Nebraska. Forests provide homes for deer, squirrels, birds and a multitude of other animals. Forests clean air, purify water and protect valuable topsoil. Forests provide wind protection and conserve energy. Forests are a place to hike, picnic and camp. Forests grow wood for fuel, posts and lumber to build homes, furniture, toys and tools. Forests provide solace and beauty.
A "Stewardship Forest" is a parcel of well-managed forest or associated land whose owner is publicly recognized for being a "good steward" of the land. Your land can become a Stewardship Forest with your participation in the Nebraska Forest Stewardship Program.