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Adirondack Fall Forest

By: Rande McCabe Structures are split by species: Hickory, Maple, and Beech. Approximate Conifers show Balsam Fir, Spruce and White Pine. VF File Link: Image 1: Image 2:

5 Part Regrowth Plan

by: Nic Bruno Something I made to show off a 20 year harvesting and regrowth plan I was working on. Based on a forest in Northern California. I have the .vl available below if you want to take a look for yourself VF File Link: Image 1: Image 2:

Maine Woods in Fall

by: David Anderson Some nice foliage. VF File Link: Image 1: Image 2:

Stand Designer Now Supports the Eastern United States

New species and FVS functionality added to support the Eastern United States Updated Tree Model List Conifers: Ponderosa Pine, Sugar Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Incense-Cedar, Western Redcedar, Giant Sequoia, Coast Redwood, Western Juniper, Western Hemlock, White Fir, Douglas-Fir, Engelmann Spruce, Western Larch, Loblolly Pine, Sitka Spruce. Hardwoods California Black Oak, Tanoak, Bigleaf Maple, Red Alder, Quaking […]

Visual Forester Stand Designer Update Out Now

Custom Terrains, Metric, and More Have Arrived!   Stand Designer’s latest update has something for everyone. Location-Based Terrains Build stands on your specific topography, with one of our best features yet. From the Terrain menu, choose ‘Custom’ and enter a Latitude and Longitude for your stand. Stand Designer will automatically construct a 4-acre terrain using […]

Visualize Forests Across the Western United States Using FIA Data

Large databases of measurements from the field are a powerful tool to understand forest conditions, forest trends, and variations across an ownership or region. This information is essential to understanding the ecological, economic, and cultural resources a forest can provide–both in the present and in the future.  However, it can be intimidating to browse these […]

Prototype Forest Visualization Technology Shows Promising Future for Landowner Education

The future of forestry is here. Leading up to the public launch of our new forest visualization technology, Stand Designer, we would like to share the results from some of the first projects to use Visual Forester technology. For this blog, we are highlighting a video project that we completed in 2020 in collaboration with […]