Planning for a Timber Cruise

There are many reasons for conducting a timber cruise on your property.  While it is an expense that may not have any immediate return on investment, it is in the best interest of landowners to know the value of their timber whether they are preparing to sell their property, determining net worth, considering a timber harvest, or simply making decisions on how to best manage their timber. Before conducting a timber cruise, landowners need to make sure that the professional involved in the timber cruise has all of the information he or she … [Read more...]

Foresters – Which One Do You Need?

When searching for a forester, are you aware there are different types and each can assist you with your different needs?  Always remember, that in most states, any person who calls themselves a "forester" and works for hire on land that he or she does not own (state, federal and corporate lands are an exception must be registered by their given State  Board of Registration for Foresters. Listed below are the different types of foresters you may come across and an explanation of what they do and what their area of expertise is.  This should … [Read more...]