Connecticut Forest Products Economic Resources

Economics

A 2020 report was produced as part of a 20-state project supported by a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service 2017 Landscape Scale Restoration Grant, administered by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Forest Resources Division on behalf of the Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance Forest Markets and Utilization Committee.

2020 Connecticut Forest Products Industry Report
This report assesses broad forest conditions and economic contributions of forest products industries in Connecticut. It is one of 20 coordinated and comparable state reports in the northeastern and midwestern United States that provides an improved assessment of forests and the economies they support.

2020 Connecticut Forest Products Report Fact Sheet
Quick Fact Sheet of the 2020 Connecticut Report

2020 Regional Forest Products Industry Report
This report assesses broad forest conditions and economic contributions of forest products industries across the Northeast-Midwest 20 state region. It combines 20 coordinated and comparable state reports in the northeastern and midwestern United States that provides an improved assessment of forests and the economies they support.

2020 Regional Forest Products Fact Sheet
Quick Fact Sheet of the 2020 Regional Report

Economic Impacts of Connecticut's Agricultural Industry
Information on the economic contributions of Connecticut's forest products industry.

The Economic Importance of Connecticut's Forest Based Economy 2015
Shows the economic impact of various forest related sectors on the state.

Southern New England Stumpage Price Survey Results
Survey of prices paid for sawtimber, fuelwood, biomass, and pulpwood.

Sustainable Yield of Timberland Managed by Division of Forestry
Estimating the sustainable yield of the State of Connecticut Division of Forestry's commercially suitable timberland.

Timber

2021 Timber Tax Tips
Tax tips for various scenarios involving forest ownership and business.

Brochure on "Ever Thought of Selling Your Timber?"
Advice to follow and pitfalls to avoid when selling timber from your woodland.

Income Tax Deduction for Timber Casualty Loss
Timber damaged by hurricane, fire, earthquake, ice, hail, tornado, high wind, and other storms are "casualty losses" that may allow timberland owners to claim a deduction on their federal income tax returns.

Understanding Connecticut Woodland Owners: A Report on the Attitudes, Values and Challenges of Connecticut's Family Woodland Owners
This March 2015 report builds upon the National Woodland Owner Survey, undertaken by the U.S. Forest Service. This report provides important insights into the largest group of owners of Connecticut's woodlands.

National Firewood Task Force RecommendationsAPHIS PPQ Comments on National Firewood Task Force Recommendations
Many forests in the United States are under attack by non-native, invasive species of insects and diseases resulting in millions of trees damaged or killed in recent years. When people move firewood, it provides a pathway for moving these pests from one area to another, often over long distances.

State Vegetation Management Task Force Report
Recommendations and standards for planting, removal and maintenance of roadside trees.

Annual Timber Production and Forest Management Output Information

Annual Report Description and Information
Describes the criteria for the data collected in the Certified Forest Practitioner Annual Report Summary.

Certified Forest Practitioner Annual Report Summary
A summary of forestry and forest products harvesting and related activities.

Content last updated in January 2022.