UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION

Technical Assistance

Receiving technical assistance

Technical assistance, through either a government agency or a private consultant, is available to Illinois citizens and eligible landowners based upon the nature and extent of the forestry-related request. The table below highlights the most common citizen requests and the agency or individuals responsible for handling and directing those requests.

Technical Assistance Matrix
  Consulting
Forester
Certified
Arborist
IDNR
Forestry
IDNR
Wildlife
UI
Extension
NRCS FSA
Technical Assistance X X X X X X  
Publications & Education     X X X X X
Forest Management Plans X   X        
Forest Inventory & Analysis X   X        
Timber Sale Administration X   X        
Timber Marketing Assistance X   X   X    
Timber Tax Assistance X   X        
Tree/Timber Appraisals X X          
Litigation &
Expert Witness
X X          
Tree Planting Plans X X X X   X  
Tree Planting Advice X X X X X X  
Tree Planting (labor) X X          
Pesticide Recommendations X X X X X    
Advice on Ordering
Tree Planting Stock
X X X X X X  
Forest/Tree Health &
Shade Tree Advice
X X X   X    
Urban Tree Inventory X X X        
USDA Farm Bill Programs
(CRP, EQIP, WHIP, WRP)
          X X
Farm Bill Program
Eligibility & Enrollment
          X X
USDA Cost-Share
Assistance
X   X X   X X
Soil & Water
Conservation Practices
          X X
Wetland Determination &
Restoration
          X  
Wildlife Management Plans X     X   X  
Grass/Legume Plantings &
Food Plots
      X   X  
Nuisance Wildlife       X      
Equipment Loan     X X   X  

Links to Technical Assistance

State Agencies

Federal Agencies

Private Consultants/Contractors

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