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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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Ramps or Wild Leeks (Allium tricoccum)

If you do harvest Ramps, please consider taking these sustainable harvesting steps.

US Hardwood Imports and Exports – Month of January 2019

To put our current hardwood markets conditions in perspective, its good to get a “30,000 foot” view of the general global trends we are experiencing with both our hardwood imports and exports.

  • Japanese Barberry stem showing red fruit and foliage.

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Japanese Barberry was introduced to the United States in 1875 from Russia at the Arnold Arboretum, and became known to naturalize in pastures and roadsides as early as 1910. However, once established, barberry negatively impacts both ecosystems and public health.

  • Nature’s Alternative Investment – Part 2

Spotlight on the Forests of New York

The Empire State Forest Products Association (ESFPA) serves as a “voice for its members in shaping public policy that impacts the forest products economy and the forests that support it.”

Career Opportunities

Forest Technician; All Offices – Summer/Fall 2018

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, the Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and the Oak Hill, West Virginia office, of FORECON, Inc. have immediate openings [...]

General Forestry Laborers; All Offices

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, the Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and the Oak Hill, West Virginia office, of FORECON, Inc. have immediate [...]

Full Time Staff Forester; All Offices

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, the Smethport and Titusville, Pennsylvania Offices, and the Oak Hill, West Virginia office, of FORECON, Inc. have immediate openings [...]

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

1704, 2019

83.9 Acres; Allegany County, New York

This property is located on the NY side of the state border w/Pennsylvania in the Town of Alma in Allegany Co. The property offers an [...]

1504, 2019

46.7 Acres; Broome County, New York

This property presents a great mix of hard mast producing tree species (red, white and chestnut oak and hickory) that will draw many game species [...]

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