Forest Management

Timber Cruise:

  • Timber inventory.
  • Timber valuation.
  • Field data acquisition and data analysis with the most current field data recorders and cruising software.
  • Casualty loss estimates and/or damage inspections.

Forest Management Plans:

  • Turn-key even-age and uneven-age forest management plans.
  • Turn-key timber sales: mark, tally, bid, contract management and supervision.
  • Timber tax planning.
  • Certification: Tree Farm certified inspector, SFI, and FSC.

GPS and GIS Mapping:

  • Turn-key mapping and digital data collection / transfer for all Raven services.
  • Custom landowner maps with aerial imagery, topography, soils, roads, etc.
  • All GIS/GPS services utilizing:
    • ArcGIS software.
    • Trimble Geo-XT, sub-meter precision instrument.
    • Trimble Geo-Explorer, one to three meter, high-precision instrument.
    • Garmin five to fifteen meter precision instruments.

Reforestation and Aforestation:

  • In-House small tract reforestation (to 20 acres).
  • Large-tract subcontractor management and supervision (20+ acres).
  • Site analysis and reforestation-aforestation planning.