8. Forest Chemical Management

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8. Forest Chemicals*

*Note: BMPs outlined below are examples. Check with the appropriate state agency to determine applicable BMPs in your area.

Over the last several years, many chemical compounds including pesticides, fertilizers, and fire retardants have been used in forestry to increase production. These chemicals have the potential, if improperly used, to pollute soil and water and damage wildlife habitats.

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