Be a smart consumer – call before you cut!
For most landowners, the process of selling timber is foreign, unknown territory. Timber harvesting requires expertise such as current price information and familiarity with markets, technical jargon and environmental regulations. Ignorance of these factors can lead to serious and expensive mistakes. Forests take decades to grow, but can be destroyed in just a few days of poorly conducted cutting. Landowners can avoid these pitfalls by retaining a professional forester who can identify which trees should be harvested, determine the volume to be removed, and how much income the landowners should receive. The decision to cut trees on your property is an important one; don’t be rushed into a bad decision!