CAP - Forest Management Plan (106)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Forest Management Plan (106) Option 1 - CertificationCertified Forester: Certification by at least one of the following: 1) Be a full-member and certified with Consulting Foresters of America, Incorporated (ACF), or 2) Certified Forester by the Society of American Foresters (SAF).
Conservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Forest Management Plan Development: Develop a Conservation Activity Plan that meets the Forest Management Plan (106) criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Forestry License: A current Forestry License as required by law in the state of practice.
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Forest Management Plan.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Forest Management Plan (106) Option 2 - Education & ExperienceConservation Planning Training: Successful completion of the NRCS approved training course (available in AgLearn): Conservation Planning-Part 1 (Modules 1-5).
Forest Management Plan Development: Develop a Conservation Activity Plan that meets the Forest Management Plan (106) criteria listed in Section III of the eFOTG and submit the plan by email, or send a paper copy by mail to your resident State TSP Coordinator.
Forestry Education OR Forestry License: Forestry Education: Bachelor or higher level degree in forestry or a related natural resource degree with a concentration in forestry. OR Forestry License: A current Forestry License as required by law in the state of practice.
Forestry Experience: 5 years experience and knowledge in successful planning, design, layout, inspection, or management of forestry or agroforestry practices associated with this category.
Forestry References: Provide two locations or customer references where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency planning, designing, installation/layout, and checkout of Forestry/Agroforestry practices.
FOTG Knowledge: Knowledge of the NRCS electronic Field Office Technical Guide as related to the specific criteria to be addressed in the development and implementation of a NRCS Forest Management Plan.
National Planning Procedures Handbook: Knowledge and understanding of National Planning Procedures Handbook – Title 180 - Part 600
Proficiency with Forest Inventory and Planning Tools: Provide documentation of knowledge, skills and abilities to utilize inventory and planning tools (e.g., prisms/angle gauges/relaskop, site index, stocking guides)