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

Timber Sales in 2016

Jerry D. Withers & Deborah W. McAliley

Harnett County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale are three stands of timber totaling 33.58 acres. All three stands contain quality timber, much of which can be considered old growth. All stands are to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Stand 1 contains the highest per acre pine volume averaging 13,520 boardfeet per acre. Stand 2 contains the oldest pines, with an average of 3,735 boardfeet per acre. Stand 3 contains the best mix of pine and hardwood, averaging 4,631 boardfeet per acre of pine and 7,500 board feet per acre of hardwood; a mixture of sweetgum, poplar, red oak and white oak. Logging access for Stands 1 & 3 will be via the existing farm paths to Page Road. Logging access for Stand 2 will be via the farm path /easement from McDougald Road. Additionally, there is a very old path into the property from McDougald Road, just east of the Little River. This path will require repair, but is available if desired.

ESC Ventures, LLC

Wake County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is 26.6 acres of excellent quality mature timber to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the 26.6 acre timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 7,928 board feet per acre with an average of 203.3 board feet per tree. Additionally, white oak averages 900 boardfeet per acre and red oak averages 367 boardfeet per acre. With the exception of the access path and the stream crossings, No timber is to be harvested from either the road buffer, property line buffer or stream buffer. Additionally, streams must be crossed using a BMP approved method. The access path location and stream crossings must be pre-approved by Rawlings Consulting Forestry, PLLC.

Dickson Sloan, LLC

Sampson County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a stand of timber totaling 116.7 acres. Approximately 70% of the sale area is located on well-drained soil and is loggable at this time. The sale area is to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the 116.7 acres of the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 7,541 board feet per acre with an average of 240 board feet per tree. Additionally, pine Chip-N-Saw will contribute 27.8 tons per acre and pine fiber will contribute 21 tons per acre. Access for logging will via an old farm path from the end of East John Street in Garland, North Carolina. This portion of John Street is dirt and will led directly to Hwy 701.

Dickson Sloan, LLC

Sampson County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a first thinning of a 113.4 acre longleaf pine plantation. 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 70 square feet. If rows can not be located, use a simulated 3rd row thinning by harvesting parallel thinning corridors approximately 10 feet in width on approximate 30 foot centers. Remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 70. 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.

Norwood Shelton Jones, Judy Wall Jones and Dianne Wall Lynch

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale are two parcels of timber to be sold as a single unit containing 20.848 acre of quality mature timber to be clear-cut within the sale area. No timber is to be harvested from within the streamside management zones or from within the power line buffer. Within the harvest area, pine sawtimber averages 9,243 board feet per acre, pine Chip-N-Saw averages 9.95 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 1.7 tons per acre. Scattered hardwood within the sale area contributes an additional 1,712 board feet per acre with white oak, red oak and yellow poplar the primary species. NO timber will be harvested from within the streamside management zone, that portion of the farm path treated as a streamside management zone or the visual buffer. Access for logging will be the existing farm path from Buffalo Road

Martha Branson

Orange County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a high quality mature stand of mixed hardwoods, with areas of pine, totaling 56.27 acres. Two short streamside management zones have been marked on the property from which no timber is to be harvested. Within the harvest area, yellow poplar sawtimber averages 4,110 board feet per acre and 195 boardfeet per tree. White oak contributes an additional 1,278 board feet per acre and red oak, hickory, sweetgum and other hardwoods contribute 1,527 board feet per acre. The pine timber consists of loblolly, shortleaf and virginia. The loblolly sawtimber averages 1,165 boardfeet per acre, the shortleaf 633 boardfeet per acre and the virginia 787 boardfeet per acre. NO timber may be harvested from within the two short streamside management zones. Access for logging will be a private easement to Moorefields Road (SR 1135) via Shadetree Road which is also a private easement. The Branson easement diverts from Shadetree road 425 feet from Moorefields Road. Refer to the recorded map in Book 116, Page 46.

Rogers Tyler Williams Thorp Revocable Trust

Sampson County, NC

Offered for sale is a first thinning of a 158.8 acre natural loblolly pine stand. This selective harvest will remove every 4th row. The residual rows will be thinned from below, removing the smaller trees, to a target basal area of 75 square feet. If rows can not be located, use a simulated 4th row thinning by harvesting parallel thinning corridors approximately 10 feet in width on approximate 40 foot centers. Remaining trees thinned from below to a target basal area of 75. 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.