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

Timber Sale for Charlie E. Simmons — Sold!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 5:00 pm
Craven County, NC

PLEASE NOTE: In one of several locations in the Charlie Simmons Bid Invitation the time of sale is listed incorrectly as 11:00am. The correct time of the bid opening is 5:00pm for this sale. Please note that the opening of the bids will take place at our office in Wendell where you may phone, email, mail or deliver our bids. There will be no one on site to accept bids.

Offered for sale is an old growth stand of quality pine with a total of 17.7 acres. The majority of this timber, totaling 17.16 acres, will be clear-cut of all merchantable timber. The stream-side management zone will add an additional 0.55 acres. Within the SMZ, high value trees as defined by the Neuse River Rules and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality may be harvested providing equipment does not enter the SMZ.

The pine sawtimber on this property, a combination of loblolly and longleaf, averages 16,073 board feet per acre and 259 boardfeet per tree. Hardwood sawtimber, including poplar and sweetgum, will add an additional 1,659 board feet per acre. There are only small amounts of pine Chip-N-Saw on the property, 140 tons, and pine fiber, 293 tons including topwood.

The streamside management zone may be selectively harvested of high value trees as defined by the Neuse River Rules and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality