If you are interested in having a forest management plan drafted or are interested in a timber harvest, a list of professionals working in the general area can be found by using the link directly above.
Please see other link below for a list for the State of Michigan.
Should you want to pursue forest management after meeting with Greg (see previous webpage):
Your profile will be confidentially posted to our website for a two-week period during which forest resource professionals will have the opportunity to express interest in your project. Please note that no personal information will be available on the website; only a basic profile and general location of your land will be made available in order to help consultants effectively express interest in your project.
Greg will compile a list of forest resource professionals who have expressed interest in helping you with your specific project and will provide further guidance on working with foresters.
It is up to the landowner to call the forest resource professionals and choose with whom they would like to work.
Greg will be available to follow up with you, answer any future questions, and help you with future forestry and non-game wildlife-related issues.
The Referral Process - For The Forest Resource Professional
Project #: 004-23-003 Date Posted: 11/1/22 Date Closing: 11/14/22 5 PM ET Location: Alpena Co., T29N-R6E Acres: 56 (total ownership) Forest Type: Oak-dominated deciduous forest Work Requested: The landowner is in need of a timber harvest this winter and a follow-up management plan. Concerns with oak wilt dictate the order of these events; it is likely oak wilt is already in the stand and some pockets of oak mortality exist (perhaps from other factors as well). The property has gently rolling topography and a deciduous forest that contains sawlog-sized northern red oak, among other forest products. Soils are sands/loamy sands. No commercial harvesting has occurred in decades. Access to the property and within the property are excellent. Discussions with the Natural Resources Conservation Service regarding funding options are in their early stages.
Project #: 006-23-004 Date Posted: 10/14/22 Date Closing: 10/28/22 5 PM ET Location: Montmorency Co., T32N-R2E Acres:361 (total ownership) Forest Type: Upland mixed, lowland coniferous Work Requested: This large hunt club had a management plan funded by the Forest Stewardship Program drafted in 2013. Shortly thereafter, the club enrolled in the Qualified Forest Program (QFP). Clarifications of ownership goals and limitations of the property have now dictated a need for an amendment to meet QFP needs. The last timber harvest was in 2018. Whether or not more harvesting will be done during the 20-year lifecycle of the plan is open for discussion. The landowners can provide existing management plan. Discussions with the Natural Resources Conservation Service regarding funding options for management activities are in their early stages.