Forest/Woodland Management

Timber Sale Planning & Marketing

No other activity on their property comes with more stress for landowners than timber sale. What better reason to have a professional to guide you through the process.

  • Owner consultation and forest examination
  • Determine harvest prescription
  • Designate harvest trees with paint
  • Prepare the timber sale contract
  • Secure bids from quality loggers
  • Market the sale to maximize revenue
  • Ensure all payments are properly received and accounted for
  • Monitoring of the harvest to ensure contract compliance

Forest Management Planning

You have goals for your property but how do you get there?

  • A forest management plan is the document that maps out the steps to achieve those goals.
  • A detailed inventory of the resources on your property will be done to include: timber, soils, habitat, water, and cultural resources.
  • A professional management plan will be developed and reviewed with the landowner.
  • Advantages of a written management plan include:
    • Provides valuable information and helps you to get to know your property
    • Required to be eligible for cost share programs
    • Provides information for timber tax basis
    • Some states and counties offer tax savings for planned forests

Timber Tax Basis & Timber Tax Advice

Knowing the right numbers can save you money on taxes.

Forest Stand Improvement (FSI)

  • Also known as timber stand improvement (TSI), or thinning.
  • Involves cutting trees to improve the growth, health, species composition, and structure of the forest.
  • Objectives of FSI can be to improve timber quality, control insect & disease outbreaks, create wildlife habitat, and promote reforestation.

Other Services

  • Insect & Disease Diagnosis
  • Invasive Species Control/Removal
  • Forest Mapping