Rawlings Consulting Forestry, PLLC: Serving forest landowners in North Carolina since 1983

Timber Sales in 2009

Ivey Pittman

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 27.231 acres of pine consisting of a 21.607 acre natural pine stand and a 5.624 acre CRP pine plantation. Within the natural stand, perpendicular thinning corridors approximately 12 feet in width will be harvested on approximate 50 foot centers with the remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 80. Within the CRP plantation, every third row will be harvested. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and may require on-site inspections of previously thinned stands.

Marsha G. Wetherington

Onslow County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 19.99 acres of loblolly pine plantation. This stand was established on single pass bedded rows with a 7 foot by 8 foot spacing and is currently 28 years of age. The basal area is ranging from 160 to 190 square feet. This selective harvest will remove every 3rd row. The residual rows will be thinned from below, removing the smaller trees, to a target basal area of 80 square feet. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and may require on-site inspections of previously thinned stands.

Eleanor G. Hair

Cumberland County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 14.274 acres of loblolly pine plantation. This stand was established on a 8 foot by 10 foot spacing and is currently 14 years of age. This selective harvest will remove every 5th row. The residual rows will be thinned from below, removing the smaller trees, to a target basal area of 80 square feet. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and may require on-site inspections of previously thinned stands.

Sue Johnson Oxendine

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester sale is a small stand of timber totaling 16.5 acres. The timber sale is to be clear-cut and may be accessed via an old woods path from Medlin Road. Within the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 693 board feet per acre and 111 board feet per tree with pine chip&saw contributing an additional ton per acre. Hardwood sawtimber totals 1,742 board feet per acre with hardwood fiber providing 9.3 tons per acre.

Nancy McCrea

Warren County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 31.21 acres of natural pine. Within the stand, perpendicular thinning corridors approximately 12 feet in width will be harvested on approximate 36 foot centers with the remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 80. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and reserves the right to inspect previously thinned stands.

General Utilities, Inc.

Harnett County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 104.341 acres of loblolly pine plantation. This stand was established on a 8 foot by 10 foot spacing and is currently 19 years of age. This selective harvest will remove every 5th row. The residual rows will be thinned from below, removing the smaller trees, to a target basal area of 80 square feet. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. This is NOT all weather logging and work will not be permitted on wet soil. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and may require on-site inspections of previously thinned stands.

Joan B. Wood

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 22.6 acres of natural pine, 40 years of age. Within the stand, perpendicular thinning corridors approximately 10 feet in width will be harvested on approximate 50 foot centers with the remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 80. All hardwood fiber within the sale area is to be harvested. This is NOT all weather logging and work will not be permitted on wet soil. Interested buyers should submit unit prices and a tentative start date. Rawlings Consulting Forestry reserves the right to reject any and all offers and may require on-site inspections of previously thinned stands.