Posts in category "timber management"

4 Things To Know About Timber Management

Timber, like other investments, is a valuable asset. Not unlike your investments in the stock market or business, it requires expertise for property management. The lack of forestry knowledge, or your absence from the managed property, could result significant physical or economic losses that could take years to recover. There are many aspects of timberland that are included … Read more…

Prescribed Burning and Its Benefits

When it comes to timber management prescribed burning is an outstanding implement in the toolbox of a professional forester. I’m sure we have all been driving down the highway at some point and noticed a particularly nice stand of timber or recreational property. It is most likely that prescribed burning has been a regular part … Read more…

Free service connects landowners with premiere timber companies

Timber Update responds to the growing trend of unsatisfied landowners throughout the Southeast. “For decades, the timber industry has existed on handshakes and word-of-mouth, allowing for little accountability or standard expectations from landowners,” says Taylor Griffith, director of landowner services at Timber Update. “The lack of education concerning effective timber management practices creates many challenges … 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…

Halloween and Timber Sales: Scary for Landowners

Posted by: Jim Griffith Registered Forester #1616 Halloween can be a frightening time, with ghouls and ghosts and goblins on the prowl. Ghouls are the evil grave robbers that prey on corpses, while ghosts are more of a vague or shadowy appearance of something or someone. And a goblin is a grotesque sprite or elf … 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…