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

Timber Sale for Marie Hargrove Hawkins

Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:00 am
Vance County, NC

Offered for sale is an old growth stand of quality hardwood with small interspersed areas of varying aged old field pine for a total of 71.54 acres. The majority of this timber, totaling 61.8 acres, will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. Additionally, several stream-side management zones will add an additional 9.7 acres. Within the SMZ’s only the trees marked with an Orange “O” will be selectively harvested.

Within the primary harvest clear-cut area (61.8 Acres), pine sawtimber averages 2,293 board feet per acre and 65.5 boardfeet per tree. Hardwood sawtimber including poplar, red oak, sweetgum and white oak will contribute an additional 5,035 board feet per acre. There is only a small amount of pine Chip-N-Saw, 257 tons, and pine fiber, 879 tons. However, there is an abundance of hardwood fiber, including topwood, totaling 4,120 tons.

The select harvest area includes several streamside management zones. Within these areas, only the trees marked with an Orange “O” are to be harvested.