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 – Third Week of June 2017 Update

Wet weather conditions continued to have an effect on log supply as quite a few mills across the region reported lower log supply due to restrictions on removing stumpage from the woods. Expectations are that this will subside as the summer months return and conditions improve. Reports are that overall sales have remained good, with the exception of lower-quality products (crossties and construction matting), and consistent export markets have kept log concentration yards busy.

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

The Appalachian region continues to see strong demand for ash and cherry (cherry once again increasing in price).

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

Job numbers reports were well above expectations in May, and though domestic demand for hardwood seems to have steadied, Chinese demand continues to increase.  Though [...]

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Timber Markets – 4th Week of May 2017 Update

Though new home sales declined slightly in April as had been expected, projections are that sales will otherwise increase over the course of the coming [...]

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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