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Woodland News March 2017

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?

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

Generally, your forestry consultant […]

Expert forestry consulting & civil engineering and land surveying for Titusville Pennsylvania

We are very pleased to officially announce the collaboration between our two professional service firms, now providing landowners in Pennsylvania with expert consulting forestry as well as civil engineering and land surveying services!

FORECON Goes to D.C. to Promote Private Forest Landownership

Forest Landowners Association Forest Landowners Association

FORECON is honored to be associated with the Forest Landowners Association, a national association that promotes […]

Service Spotlight: ForestSim™ Suite of Services

FORECON ForestSim™ is an innovative solution that can generate predictive models of a forest stand’s net present value over time. The wealth of data available with in this system means managers have better data on which to base their management actions. Whether for short-term horizons or looking out over thirty years, ForestSim modelling can offer insights no other management platform can claim.

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 areas. Lease: […]

1,231 Acres; Clay County, West Virginia

The Elk River runs along a portion of the northern border of this relatively large tract. This lease would be perfect for a larger lease group, given the size of […]

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