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Forest Health Management

The KCD Landowner Incentive Program awards cost-share funding up to $22,500 per landowner for implementing forest health management practices. To qualify, landowners must have an approved Forest Stewardship Plan and live within the District’s boundaries.  Forest health management awardees can receive one Forest Health Management cost-share contract in their lifetime.  Below are the forest health management definition and cost-share eligible purposes. Learn about Forest Stewardship Planning via the KCD Rural Forest Health Management Program.  See our Landowner Incentive Program page for cost share application information.

Definition:

Treatment of areas to improve site conditions for establishing trees and/or shrubs.

Establishing woody plants by planting seedlings or cuttings, direct seeding, or natural regeneration.

The manipulation of species composition, stand structure and stocking by cutting or killing selected trees and understory vegetation.

Purpose:

Site prep to:

Establish Shrubs/Trees to:

Establish woody plants for:

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