Arranging a Timber Sale and Timber Sale Contracts

Timber sales are relatively uncommon for most woodland owners, yet most properties are harvested at some point.  Harvests are infrequent, potentially of high value, and are unique in that the harvest puts the next crop at risk. Timber harvests need to have a written contract, but what details should be included in a process that isn't standardized.

A webinar on this topic will be offered on Wednesday July 20, 2016 through ForestConnect.  The webinar is an hour long and will be live at noon and again at 7PM.

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I've attached a draft of talking points to help a woodland owner discuss a harvest with their forester.  I welcome comments, suggestions, edits, deletions, and other refinements from woodland owners and foresters.

Owner & Forester pre-harvest talking points

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