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.


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.


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.


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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Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Second Week of July 2017 Update

After taking a week off from reporting, we can report continuing active movement in the lumber markets for the key species of interest.  Domestic demand [...]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – Fourth Week of June 2017 Update

Steady sales continue to be reported in general across the country, and concentration yards are clocking consistent demand from both export and domestic markets.

The Magic of Honeybees in Your Forest

With every spring comes a yellow dust that coats our homes, our cars, and for some, the cause of our seasonal allergies. While this may seem like an annoyance for we humans, for trees it is a crucial springtime ritual. And it is with the help of millions of honey bees that this job is done quickly and effectively!

Current Political Implications for the Forest Landowner

FORECON recently attended the annual Forest Landowners Association’s National Conference in Asheville, North Carolina where hundreds of participants from across the country gathered to understand and talk about the various issues and opportunities that are currently affecting forest landowners. Front and center in the discussion was the current political impact the new administration may have on the many issues that continually affect the ownership and management of private forestland and woodlots. This month, we look at several of the current topics of interest to forest landowners.

Career Opportunities

Full Time Forest Technician; All Offices

FORECON, Inc. has immediate openings for highly-motivated, full time Forest Technicians in our Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and Oak Hill, West Virginia office.

Recent Hunt Leases

1906, 2017

97.3 and 49 Acres; Broome County, New York

Two parcels available for lease. These properties are less than 10 miles from I-81 and are within minutes of Beaver Dams State Forest, Michigan Hill State Forest, Griggs Gulf State Forest and Turkey Hill State Forest.

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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