Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees

Beech leaf disease has been spotted in 10 Ohio counties, 8 PA counties, 1 county in New York.

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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.

To Our FORECON Clients and Friends

The affects of the COVID-19 virus have had impacts on all of us in a variety of ways.

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.

Invasive Species

One insect and tree species paring may be truly devastating to the region —
the Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) and the Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima).

The Value of a Regeneration Harvest

Planning a forest harvest requires considering a range of factors.

FORECON's Travis Cunningham (Staff Forester)

In-the-Field

FORECON employees hosted a field tour for the
Society of American Foresters (SAF) Plateau Chapter in N.E. PA.

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.

FORECON blog

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  • White Ash - Tulip Poplar - White Pine - Hemlock

Timber Markets Update: Western New York (3.26.24)

After a considerable span, we’re thankful New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation has resumed publishing its semiannual timber stumpage price report. The following charts [...]

3-20-2024!

Despite the sluggish start to spring, those with resilience and determination continue to persevere and forge ahead. The challenges may be daunting, but [...]

  • Mid-1800s Gravestone

Finding History

A mid-1800s grave located on a property now managed by FORECON, Inc.

  • (photo by Travis Cunningham - Oak Tree)

What is an Old Growth Forest?

Land management plans are the backbone of sustainable forestry. Every year Forecon develops new, and updates existing, management plans for forest lands all over [...]

  • Pennsylvania Red Oak Timber Stumpage Price Comparison by Region (Q3 2023)
  • Pennsylvania Black Cherry Timber Stumpage Price Comparison by Region (Q3 2023)
  • Pennsylvania White Oak Timber Stumpage Price Comparison by Region (Q3 2023)
  • Pennsylvania Hard Maple Timber Stumpage Price Comparison by Region (Q3 2023)
  • Pennsylvania Soft Maple Timber Stumpage Price Comparison by Region (Q3 2023)

Timber Markets Update: Pennsylvania (February 27, 2024)

Here are five charts showcasing the recent positive trends we've noticed, as well as the historical price movements for hardwood timber stumpage, sourced from Pennsylvania University's quarterly Timber Market Report.

Career Opportunities

Forester Friday

Career Opportunities

Forest Technician, Cortland, New York

FORECON’s Cortland, New York team is seeking a highly motivated, full-time Forest Technician to help with an array of forest management projects for our growing [...]

Recent Hunt Leases

1210, 2023

643.3 Acres, Cameron County, PA

The Hercules Tract, a picturesque 643.3-acre parcel nestled in Shippen Township, Cameron County, Pennsylvania, WMU 2H. This expansive property offers easy access through road frontage [...]

3108, 2023

402 Acres, Elk County, Pennsylvania

The Highland 1 tract is a 402.63 acre property owned by The Novosel Family Partnership, located in Highland Township, Elk County Pennsylvania. Access to the [...]

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 5 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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