Logging Decision

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  1. tmule88

    tmule88 Member

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    I purchased a farm a few months ago and trying to decide weather or not to have it logged. I bought the piece solely for hunting purposes but it has some very mature walnuts and white oaks. What other things do I have to consider when making this decision? What are the pros and cons? Others who have decided to make this move, what impact did it have on wildlife?
     
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    $$$?

    Is it worth it? Logging by can be beneficial to wildlife
     
  4. Kaleb

    Kaleb New Member

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    Selective cut to get $$ and create better bedding and browse in desired locations.

    If you like the park-like setting don’t do anything.

    If you do have logging done, hire a trusted forester on an hourly basis to go in and mark trees and then have him get bids for logging process.


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    Short term capital gains versus long term capital gains??
     
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    Timber is a crop and should be harvested wisely, as with anything common sense always prevails. Find an honest buyer , possibly sell on a grade and yield / percentage. The landowner should have the final say on how the timber is cut. For instance you can leave stand a large white oak that isn't a quality log and let it drop acorns.
     

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