CAP - Forest Management Plan (106)
Group CriteriaCriteria
Forest Management Plan (106) Option 1 - Knowledge, Education and ExperienceCustomer Reference: In Section E1 of TSP Profile, provide one (1) customer reference where technical service has been provided that can verify your experience and proficiency in the planning, designing, installation, and checkout of the conservation practice.
Educational Degree 2: Candidates using this option must document in Section D of the TSP profile that they possess either: (1) Bachelor's or higher level degree in Forestry or a related plant science where coursework is distributed among the categories of: ecology and forest biology; measurement of forest resources; management of forest resources; and, forest resource policy, economics, and administration; or, (2) Associate's degree in Forestry or a related plant science and an additional 18 semester credits of coursework in Forestry at the junior/senior baccalaureate level or higher, where the additional 18 credits of coursework are distributed among the categories of: ecology and forest biology; measurement of forest resources; management of forest resources; and, forest resource policy, economics, and administration.
Forest management Plan Development-Sample Plan: Candidates should complete one (1) sample plan that follows: (1) current year's Plan Development Criteria for CAP 106-Forest Management Plan listed in Section III of the eFOTG; and (2) National Planning Procedures Handbook, Title 180, Part 600. Plans should be submitted to your resident state TSP Coordinator by email, or send a paper copy by mail.
Planning Tool Proficiency: All candidates must demonstrate in Part 1 of TSP profile knowledge, skills and abilities to utilize inventory and planning tools (e.g., prisms/angle gauges/relaskop, site index, stocking guides).
State Required Certification or licensing: In Section C1 of the TSP profile enter all certifications or licenses if required by state or local law or regulation in which service will be provided. Documentation of certification or a license should be emailed to the State TSP Coordinator for all states where certification is being requested.
Work Experience 2: Candidates using this option must document in Section E of the TSP profile that they possess five (5) years of professional experience providing consulting or technical assistance to clients on forest management and related practices.
Forest Management Plan (106) Option 2 - Professional CertificationForest management Plan Development-Sample Plan: Candidates should complete one (1) sample plan that follows: (1) current year's Plan Development Criteria for CAP 106-Forest Management Plan listed in Section III of the eFOTG; and (2) National Planning Procedures Handbook, Title 180, Part 600. Plans should be submitted to your resident state TSP Coordinator by email, or send a paper copy by mail.
Planning Tool Proficiency: All candidates must demonstrate in Part 1 of TSP profile knowledge, skills and abilities to utilize inventory and planning tools (e.g., prisms/angle gauges/relaskop, site index, stocking guides).
Professional Certification: Candidates using this option must have one of the following documented in Section C1 of the TSP profile: (1) Certified Forester through the Society of American Foresters (SAF); or (2) Certified Forestry Consultant with the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Incorporated (ACF).
State Required Certification or licensing: In Section C1 of the TSP profile enter all certifications or licenses if required by state or local law or regulation in which service will be provided. Documentation of certification or a license should be emailed to the State TSP Coordinator for all states where certification is being requested.