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Forestland Logging Destruction: A Catalyst for Good biblical harvesting logging longterm management timber harvesting Mar 25, 2024

Is forestland logging actually destruction? How could forestland logging ever be considered something good?! 

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)

Let...

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How to Harvest Timber Responsibly beginners biblical harvesting logging management Jan 22, 2024

 

We all want to be good stewards of the land we've been given responsibility over. And this is never more true than when it comes time to do our harvesting. So the question always remains... how can I ensure I harvest timber responsibly, not only for the stewardship of the land but also the...

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Should I Sell My Trees in 2024? harvesting planning timber harvesting Oct 20, 2023

As we approach 2024, many landowners are thinking of selling their timber. However, the decision to harvest and sell your trees is not one to be taken lightly. It requires careful consideration, proper planning, and a good understanding of the factors that determine your stumpage rate. 

This...

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When is the RIGHT time to thin? forestry harvesting management thinning timber harvesting Feb 06, 2023

"Are my trees ready to thin?"

A very common question, and rightly so! 

If you've been in the management game for a while (or Googling for a while at least) you've heard how important it is to "time" your thinning appropriately to maximize its purpose and results. 

But WHEN do you ...

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How much is my timber worth? beginners harvesting landownership logging management timber harvesting Apr 08, 2021
"I'm ready to harvest my trees... but can you tell me how much my trees are worth?"
 
The answer: No - I cannot, especially without ever seeing your timber.
 
A local forestry consultant might tell you a ball park range of expectations prior to cruising or viewing your trees,...
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Do you have a "GOOD" clearcut? beginners harvesting logging management timber harvesting women landowners Oct 15, 2020
You have just had your timber harvested. 
A clearcut.
 
It was time to harvest them; reduce their wildfire and forest health disease risks. The trees were mature in age, not growing substantially anymore. At the same time, maximizing your financial return to pay for that college...
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5 Misconceptions of Cutting Trees beginners harvesting landownership logging management objectives and goals timber harvesting Apr 24, 2020
I don’t know about you, but as soon as I start to talk about cutting down trees… I often receive wide-eyed, doe-eyed looks like I just said I killed Bambi’s mother (which by the way… as a hunter, and venison lover, I totally would have done that too, but...
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