Conducting a Successful Timber Sale


Author(s) Mark G. Rickenbach.

When conducted with care and good planning, harvesting trees allows you, as a landowner, to enjoy your woodlands while keeping them healthy and meeting your ownership goals. However, a timber harvest is a complex interaction of ecology, forest operations, business, law, taxes, marketing, and negotiations.

Numerous studies have shown that landowners who work with a forester in planning a timber harvest report greater satisfaction, greater revenue from the sale of trees, and healthier and more valuable woods following a harvest.

Learn the six steps to a successful timber harvest with this concise publication (16 pages; 2018),


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