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Acceptable Growing Stock (AGS)

Trees of a quality suitable for sawing into lumber. They are typically larger, healthier trees with tall, straight trunks with few low-growing branches.

Agricultural Assessment

A New York State program for lowering property taxes on active farmlands. The state defines farming broadly, so forest products like maple syrup may be eligible.


"All Terrain Vehicle" - a motorized vehicle designed to get around trails and over rough terrain.