A Forest Assists A Private Forest Owner
With A Timber Harvest
You Make More Money and Fewer Trees Are Usually Cut
other commodities, trees standing in the woods have
A Professional Forester Will:
Provide an accurate inventory of what is to be offered for sale including species, number of trees, and quality and volume.
Market timber effectively to obtain maximum price by using knowledge of timbers' potential value, markets, and buyers.
Provide guidance on income tax provisions relevant to timber sales.
Some Factors Affecting Timber Value
The harvest contributes to achieving your land-ownership
objectives, protects and enhances non-timber resources,
and minimizes the visual impact of the harvest.
Working With You, a Forester Will Prescribe a Harvest That:
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