Posts in category "thinning"

The Complete Guide to Selling Timber – Part I

In order to maximize the value of your timber and harvest responsibly, you need a trustworthy independent forestry consultant and you need at least 25 acres of land with trees. Timberland investments are often more valuable than a house, and typically have generational implications, so you want to make wise choices regarding your land. We … Read more…

What’s Happening to our Forest?

So, let’s just get this out there: most everything in the timber management process mimics nature. Whether you’re burning, thinning, or clear cutting, rest assured that sooner or later, this will all happen on its own. Timber management just streamlines the process and helps make timber America’s number one renewable resource and a driving force … Read more…

Timber Sale: Leaving the Small Trees Behind

My Mom’s home-made scratch cakes were always the best. However, it took a lot more effort and planning starting from scratch compared to the ease and simplicity of the box cakes of today. With the extra time, additional effort, expertise and expense required in the scratch cake, sometimes it’s better to go with the box … Read more…

Preventing Problems in the Timber Logging Process

Posted by Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 I am often the recipient of calls resonating panic regarding a timber logging process taking place on the caller’s property. They are seeing for the first time a logging operation on their own property, and that operation is not coinciding with their expectations. Sometimes the caller is not … Read more…