New England Forestry Foundation

Central and Transition Hardwoods Exemplary Forestry: Standards and Metrics

This one-page overview of the standards and metrics for Central and Transition Hardwoods Exemplary Forestry gives readers a feel for the technical details of how Exemplary Forestry should be implemented in much of southern New England, and provides landscape-specific standards and metrics that show the practice’s impact.

View the Related Report

Exemplary Forestry is a forest management approach created by NEFF that prioritizes forests’ long-term health and outlines the highest standards of sustainability currently available to the region’s forest owners for three key goals: enhancing the role forests can play to mitigate climate change, improving wildlife habitat and biodiversity, and growing and harvesting more sustainably produced wood.