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

Current & Recent Timber Sales

Norwood Shelton Jones, Judy Wall Jones and Dianne Wall Lynch

Johnston County, NC

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

Rogers Tyler Williams Thorp Revovable 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

James H. Poole Sr., Revocable Trust

Wake County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is 50.8 acres of excellent quality mature timber. With the exception of the stream-side management zone, the entire sale area will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Within the 39 acre clear-cut portion of the timber sale area, pine sawtimber averages 10,929 board feet per acre with an average of 257 board feet per tree. Additionally, poplar averages 1,127 boardfeet per acre, sweetgum averages 718 boardfeet per acre, red oak averages 280 boardfeet per acre and white oak averages 540 boardfeet per acre. Within the stream-side management zones, selected high value trees have been marked with a large orange circle and may be harvested if done so according the Neuse River Rules. Please note, the NCFS conducted a stream determination for several streams on this property two of which were greatly reduced in length and a third was dismissed entirely. The determination letter is available for review upon request.

William Wesley Long

Caswell County, NC

This timber did not sell on the designated sale date and is now subject to be sold if and when a reasonable offer is received. If a reasonable offer is not received, the timber will be rebid later this spring or early summer. Offered for sale is a 52.08 acre stand of mature timber. Of the total acreage, 45.08 acres are to be clear-cut with the remaining 7.0 acres to be selectively harvested from within the stream side management zone. The road frontage portion of the clear-cut area is comprised of old field Virginia pine of varying ages. Within the entire clear-cut area, pine sawtimber averages only 277 board feet per acre, pine Chip-N-Saw averages 1.8 tons per acre, and pine fiber averages 2.2 tons per acre. The eastern and northern portions of the clear-cut area are comprised primarily of quality hardwood sawtimber averaging 2,076 board feet per acre. The hardwood sawtimber is consist of yellow poplar, sycamore, white oak, red oak, green ash and sweetgum. Access for logging will be directly from Long Road. A stream-side management zone (SMZ) has been clearly marked on this property with orange flagging stating “Streamside Management Zone”. Selected trees marked with a large orange circle may be harvested from within the streamside management zone.

General Utilities, Inc

Harnett County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a second thinning of three loblolly pine plantations, varying in age from 34 to 40 years and totaling 104.95 acres. This selective harvest will use the existing pull rows to harvest the smaller and/or damaged trees, to a target basal area of 75-80 square feet. Harvester operators must understand how to use and possess a standard 10 factor prism and be willing to make regular basal area checks to ensure the accuracy of their work. Scattered hardwood within the stand may be harvested. Areas dominated by hardwood within the stand are to be omitted from the 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 thinned stands.

Marsh W. Knott, Jr.

Wake County, NC

Sold! — Offered for sale is a first thinning of a 25.35 acre loblolly pine plantation. 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.