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

Current & Recent Timber Sales

Steven D. Worthington and Richard E. Worthington

Pitt County, NC

Offered for sale are two blocks of timber totaling 24.4 acres. This timber is a mix of over-mature hardwood and pine. Both blocks contain quality trees and are to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the combined timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 2,956 board feet per acre. Hardwood sawtimber consists of yellow poplar with 2,311 boardfeet per acre, sweetgum with 1,311 boardfeet per acre and mixed oak with 1,148 boardfeet per acre. The logging access is via two farm paths from County Home Road.

Patricia K. Yelvington

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a 14.7 acre stand of timber. This timber ranges from mixed hardwoods along the eastern creek to old field pine in the middle and old growth pine in the western portions of the property. The entire area is to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 4,672 board feet per acre, pine chip and saw averages 4.4 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 7.4 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber contributes an additional 603 boardfeet per acre.

Donald H. Robbins

Franklin County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a 33.5 acre stand of mature timber of which 30.92 acres are to be clear-cut and 2.58 acres are within the streamside management zone. Within the streamside management zone, selected trees have been marked with a large orange circle to be be harvested. Within the clear-cut portion of the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 2,831 board feet per acre, pine chip-n-saw averages 6.2 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 3.9 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber, consisting of yellow poplar, white oak, red oak, sweetgum and other hardwoods, contributes an additional 4,578 board feet per acre. Hardwood fiber will provide 13.5 tons per acre.

W. P. Daughtry, Jr. Heirs

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a 26.9 acre stand of over- mature timber of which 21.97 acres is to be clear-cut, with the remainder of the area within the streamside management zone. Additionally, 10.61 acres of old field pines to be selectively harvested for a total sale area of 37.6 acres. Within the clear-cut portion of the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 6,693 board feet per acre, pine chip-n-saw averages 6.2 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 9.2 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber, consisting of yellow poplar, oak and sweetgum, contributes an additional 1,690 board feet per acre. The northern streamside management zone contains a significant quantity of yellow poplar that may be harvested provided it is done in accordance with Forest Best Management Practices and the Neuse River Rules. The marking of the trees that can be legally and successfully harvested from within the streamside management zone will be the responsibility of the successful buyer. The selective harvest area contains 10.6 acres of old field pine. Within this area the harvest area will consist of 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 70. The buyer will be responsible for marking this area.

Zeddie B. Green & Tri-Brothers, LLC

Robeson County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a by-the-unit clear-cut timber harvest on 5 parcels of land totaling 232.7 acres of primarily pine timber. This timber is highly variable in maturity, ranging from pre-commercial to mature, both loblolly and longleaf pine. Forest products to be harvested include pine fiber, chip-n-saw, pine saw logs, a few poles, hardwood fiber and mixed hardwood logs. Much of this timber is located on well drained soil. After the timber harvest, this property will be cleared for agricultural purposes. Property lines have not been marked. After a successful timber sale, it will be the responsibility of the timber buyer to accurately locate and mark all property lines. Two surveys cover a majority of the property and are recorded at Map Book 23, page 90A and at Map Book 43, page 121 in the Robeson County Register of Deeds. The “Conditions of The Timber Sale” as normally associated with a sale conducted by Rawlings Consulting Forestry will apply. Of these, please note the following: All timber harvesting must be completed within 12 months of the date of the sale. A deposit on the timber may be required and would be applied to the initial harvesting statement(s). The successful buyer will be expected to follow to Forestry Best Management Practices. A performance bond must be posted with the owner’s agent, Rawlings Consulting Forestry, PLLC. Inventory data is not available for this sale. 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 harvested stands. Due to current market situation, this sale may be closed when acceptable prices are offered.

Joan B. Wood

Johnston County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a 44.01 acre stand of mature timber ranging from 44 to 66 years of age. The total sale area of 44.01 acres will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 6,767 board feet per acre, pine Chip-N-Saw averages 29.6 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 53.1 tons per acre. Hardwood was not inventoried. The logging access is via the field adjacent to Jerusalem Church Road. There are no stream side management zones within or near the timber sale.

Eleanor Hair Weaver

Cumberland County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a twice thinned 35 year old stand of pine timber. The total sale area of 35.8 acres will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages over 5,882 board feet per acre and 158 board feet per tree. Pine Chip-N-Saw will average 22.2 tons per acre, and pine fiber will contribute and additional 26.4 tons per acre. Hardwood was not inventoried. Stand 1 lies adjacent to Johnson Road and may be accessed from the road. Stand 2 lies behind and across the canal from Stand 1. Stand two will be accessed via a farm path from the front gate of the farm, located on Johnson Road, 1.7 miles from Tabor Church Road. A combination lock with a code of 1226 has been placed on the gate. Please leave the gate as you found it unless you believe you are the last one out in the evening then close and lock it. The canals are considered blue line streams and the top of the canal spoil pile will serve as the SMZ line. Trees may be harvested from the outside slope of the spoil pile, but may not be harvested from either the top of the spoil pile or the inside slopes of the spoil pile.

Patricia T. Brame

Vance County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is an excellent stand of pine timber, a large portion of which is well drained and loggable at this time. The total sale area exceeds 215 acres of which 183.37 acres will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber and 32.15 acres, located within stream side management zones, will be selectively harvested. Within the 183.37 acre clear-cut portion of the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 6,285 board feet per acre, pine chip and saw averages 27.5 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 21.5 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber contributes an additional 288 boardfeet per acre. Additionally, a stream-side management zone, totaling 32.15 acres, will be selectively harvested of the marked trees. (Orange “O”) The logging access is via the farm path from Steinback Jones Road as indicated on the timber sale map. 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.

Syliva R. Underhill, John C. Robertson & SJR Development

Wake County, NC

Offered for sale by the consulting forester is a first thinning on 18.4 acres of natural pine and a clear-cut on 1.2 acres of natural pine. This sale is a combination of three ownerships. On tract 1 and 2, parallel 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. The larger trees, pine and hardwoods, around the perimeter and adjacent to the pond and drainages are not to be harvested or damaged. Tract 3, the future extension of Marwick Court, is a combination of clear-cut and thinning. The center portion or future road right-of-way will be clear-cut of all standing timber. After the trees on the ROW have been harvested, an additional 50 foot strip of trees will be thinned from below to a BA of 80. The outside edge of the thinning area has been marked with blue flagging. SJR Development accepts responsibility for any and all road damage resulting from logging trucks. 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.

Dennis M. Poythress

Vance County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a young stand of pine timber with scattered hardwood totaling 27.85 acres, to be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 2,888 board feet per acre, pine chip and saw averages 23.4 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 30.1 tons per acre. Hardwood sawtimber contributes an additional 86 boardfeet per acre. No timber will be harvested from within the stream-side management zones. The logging access is via the farm path from Dick Smith Road as indicated on the timber sale map. A stream side management zone has been marked on the ground and indicated on the map. No trees will be removed from within the streamside management zone. Best Management Practices and applicable River Rules must be followed at all times.