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

Timber Sales in 2012

Annie Merritt Thomas

Wake County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a stand of high quality pine timber totaling 15.7 acres. The majority of this timber, totaling 11.2 acres, will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Additionally, stream-side management zones, totaling 4.5 acres, will be selectively harvested of the marked trees. Within the clear-cut portion of the sale area, pine sawtimber averages 11,893 board feet per acre and 244 board feet per tree with pine chip & saw contributing an additional 11.3 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber totals 1,139 board feet per acre. Within the stream-side management zones, an additional 96 pines have been marked for harvest totaling 41,100 board feet with an average of 428 board feet per tree.

Ruth Moore Glass

Rockingham County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a stand of mature timber totaling 64.56 acres which is to be clear-cut / clean-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the sale area, pine sawtimber, a mixture of virginia and loblolly, averages 989 board feet per acre and 120 board feet per tree, with pine chip & saw contributing an additional 6.7 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber includes yellow poplar with 2,022 board feet per acre, red oak with 782 board feet per acre, hickory with 530 board feet per acre and white oak with 335 board feet per acre. All hardwood sawtimber contributes a total of 4,326 board feet per acre. Additionally, pine fiber will contribute 11 tons per acre while hardwood fiber will contribute 12 tons per acre. A stream-side management zone adjacent to the Haw River has been marked on the ground as indicated on the map. No trees will be removed from within the stream side management zone. The access to the property is via the deeded easement and farm path from the end of the public portion of Obryant Road. At the end of Obryant road where it becomes a private dirt road, the easement goes straight off the end of the public road on what looks like a private drive-way. The path will go in front of a two story house with covered porch, behind the second house, then adjacent to a pasture before entering the property. Timber sale signs will point the way.

William E. Clark

Cumberland County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a stand of mature timber, primarily longleaf pine, totaling 75.3 acres which is to be clear-cut / clean-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the sale area, pine sawtimber, primarily longleaf pine, averages 5,023 board feet per acre and 172 board feet per tree, with pine chip & saw contributing an additional 6.3 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber is of typical sandhills quality and consists of yellow poplar, red oak and sweetgum, contributing 133.2 board feet per acre. Additionally, pine fiber contributes 3.1 tons per acre while hardwood fiber will contribute 0.3 tons per acre. No stream-side management zones have been marked on this property. The access to the property is directly from McCloskey Road.

James G. & Eleanor Tutor

Harnett County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning of a 35.9 acre loblolly pine plantation. 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. If rows can not be located, use a simulated 5th row thinning by harvesting parallel thinning corridors approximately 10 feet in width on approximate 50 foot centers. Remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 80. Within the stand, do not thin areas dominated by hardwood. 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.

Phillip E. Parrish

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a stand of timber totaling 5.14 acres to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, red oak sawtimber averages 362 board feet per acre, white oak sawtimber averages 118, yellow poplar averages 1,422 board feet per acre, and other hardwoods contribute an additional 1,571 board feet per acre. A stream-side management zone, totaling 1.7 acres, will be selectively harvested of the marked trees. (Orange “O”) Stream side management zones have been marked on the ground and indicated on the map. Only the timber marked with a large orange “O” is to be harvested from within the stream side management zones. Best Management Practices and applicable River Rules must be followed at all times.

Jay N. Foster Revocable Trust

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester are two stands of timber totaling 43.57 acres to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, red oak sawtimber averages 930 board feet per acre, white oak sawtimber averages 1,200 board feet per acre, and other hardwoods contribute an additional 1,772 board feet per acre. Pine sawtimber adds an additional 1,463 board feet per acre. A stream-side management zone, totaling 2.51 acres, will be selectively harvested of the marked trees. (Orange “O”) The logging access is via the farm path from Feed Mill Road as indicated on the timber sale map. Please do not block the path when viewing the timber. Stream side management zones have been marked on the ground and indicated on the map. Only the timber marked with a large orange “O” is to be harvested from within the stream side management zones. Best Management Practices and applicable River Rules must be followed at all times.

Billy F. Narron

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a stand of mixed pine hardwood timber totaling 53.1 acres to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, red oak sawtimber averages 1,396 board feet per acre, white oak sawtimber averages 605 board feet per acre, and other hardwoods contribute an additional 924 board feet per acre. Pine sawtimber adds an additional 2,606 board feet per acre. A stream-side management zone, totaling 4.6 acres, will be selectively harvested of the marked trees. (Orange “O”) The logging access is via the farm path from Feed Mill Road as indicated on the timber sale map. Please do not block the path when viewing the timber. Stream side management zones have been marked on the ground and indicated on the map. Only the timber marked with a large orange “O” is to be harvested from within the stream side management zones. Best Management Practices and applicable River Rules must be followed at all times.

Samuel G. & Ann W. Keel

Edgecombe and Martin County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester are two young stands of pine timber with scattered hardwood totaling 78.0 acres, both to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the total timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 795 board feet per acre, pine chip and saw averages 13.5 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 39.9 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber contributes an additional 524 boardfeet per acre. No timber will be harvested from within the stream-side management zones. The logging access on the Edgecombe County farm is via a farm path from Hwy 11, located 1.1 miles north of Hwy 64. Logging access for the Martin County farm is also via a farm path f rom Chapman Road, 917 feet from the intersection of Salisbury Road. Both paths are indicated on the timber sale map. Stream side management zones have been marked on the ground or follow the outside edge of the spoil pile and are indicated on the timber sale map. No timber will be harvested from within the stream-side management zones. Best Management Practices and applicable River Rules must be followed at all times.

Delmon Dewitt Hardee

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning of a 29.3 acre loblolly pine plantation. 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. If rows can not be located, use a simulated 5th row thinning by harvesting parallel thinning corridors approximately 10 feet in width on approximate 50 foot centers. Remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 80. Within the stand, do not thin areas dominated by hardwood. 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.