Forest Land programs

Sustainable Forest Incentive Act

The Sustainable Forest Incentive Act (SFIA) allows annual payments to be made to enrolled owners of forested land as an incentive to practice long-term sustainable forest management.

To enroll in the sustainable forest incentive program, you must meet several requirements.

Please refer to the application and instructions for further information.

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Managed Forest Land 

The classification 2C - Managed Forest Land has a reduced class rate of 0.65 percent and is available to property owner's who own property that is:     Unplatted real estate that is rural in character, is no less than 20 acres, is not used for agricultural purposes, and is not improved with a structure; that has a qualifying forest management plan in place, but is not enrolled in the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act (SFIA) program.  A minor ancillary, non-residential structure does not disqualify a property from this classification.  Please refer to the application and instructions for further information.