Forest America

The Forest Landowners Association’s 'Forest America' website is a valuable educational resource with the goal of promoting the management, stewardship and sustainability of America’s forests.

Community Outreach

Our continuing community outreach program is designed to help empower community members to take interest in their surroundings,
and see the tremendous value they pass by each and every day.

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Timber Theft

The Benefits of Boundary Line Maintenance
Many times landowners don’t realize what they have lost from theft until it is too late, but there are many things you can do in order
to prevent it from happening.

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Selling Your Timber

Are you considering selling some of your trees?
Now is a great time, but talking with a forester first can say you a lot of money
and trouble. A FORECON, Inc forester will work with you to ensure a successful process.

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Municipal Forests

Increasingly, a Community’s Most Prized Assets: Urban forests and tree groves provide numerous benefits.
From carbon sequestration to aesthetic appeal, healthy urban forests offer tremendous community value.

About Us

FORECON, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary forestry and natural resources company started in Jamestown, NY in 1954 by Curtis H. Bauer.  We operate out of 6 offices located throughout New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, with our main office located at 1890 East Main Street in Falconer, NY.

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Our Mission

FORECON Inc. is a team of knowledgeable forestry professionals using innovative, cutting-edge technology to help landowners, both small and large, achieve profitable and environmentally responsible natural resource management objectives.

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FORECON blog

Leading Economic Indicators that Affect Stumpage Prices

There are several leading economic indicators that affect the value of lumber and consequently stumpage values of hardwood timber: Housing starts Consumer Confidence Index Unemployment Rate

ForestSim™ Suite of Services takes to the road

ForestSim™ is designed to help timberland managers make better, more informed forestry decisions, the ForestSim™ Suite of Services provides predictive data analysis, flexibility and detailed reports to help managers achieve investment objectives.

  • Hardwood Timber Year in Review

2016 Hardwood Timber Year in Review

This past year (2016) saw very healthy increases in the demand for quality US hardwoods, particularly in the export markets. Nation-wide export volumes exceeded 2015 volumes by approximately 11%, with Asian demand reported to be better than expected (China alone imported 24% more than they had in 2015.) Though European hardwood demand tailed off slightly in the fourth quarter, exports to the UK, Germany, and Portugal were up in 2016.

  • How are timber proceeds taxed

How are timber proceeds taxed?

This is a complex issue with numerous ramifications, pitfalls and planning opportunities.  Note, the following is merely an overview and professional tax advice is [...]

Career Opportunities

Full Time Forest Technician; Oak Hill, WV

The Oak Hill, West Virginia Office of FORECON, Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated, full time Forest Technician Principle Duties Include: Boundary maintenance Timber [...]

Recent Hunt Leases

805, 2017

185 Ac., Town of Colesville, Broome Co., NY

Great for a group of hunters who are just looking for a large tract of property to go in, set up a tree stand, and enjoy the hunt!

3001, 2017

990 Acres; Clay County, West Virginia

This is a large tract that holds many different game species. The tract consists of mostly hardwood cover with hemlock is a lot of the drainage [...]

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