Programs & Projects
Our current programs and projects include:
- Outreach program to improve the implementation of the RI Farm, Forest, and Open Space (FFOS) Program;
- Outreach efforts to increase the proper management of woodlands by providing technical assistance to private landowners and
through co-sponsorship of the RI Tree Farm Program;
- Promotion of Forestry Best Management Practices for water quality protection through the development of the official RI manual and
- Participation in the Rhode Island Woodland Partnership, including projects such as The Economic Impact of RI's Wood Industries,
Forestry for Rhode Island Birds, and mitigating damage to Rhode Island forests from climate change, deer browse, and deforestation'
- Monitoring of state and local legislation and ordinances that may affect the ownership and management of woodlands;
- Pursuit of a system of demonstration wood lots throughout the state.