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Focusing on excellent customer service

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019

Bird Forestry’s dedication to high-quality, science-based forest resource management services includes ongoing efforts to stay abreast of the latest methods and practices for the highest-quality service for all property management needs. Toward that goal, Bird Forestry employees met earlier this week at Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort near Yantis, Texas, for a conference that included a […]

When we are not managing forestland resources

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

What do members of the Bird Forestry and Advanced Ecology team do when we are not managing forestland resources for customers? For starters, some enjoy classic cars while some enjoy fishing. Terry McKenzie’s 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood captured the “Top Restored” award at the “Good Guys 9th Spring Lonestar Nationals” at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth […]

Eminent domain and right of entry to your property

Posted on: March 8th, 2019

‘Eminent Domain’ is everywhere in the news regarding everything from walls to trains to highways and public utilities. Understanding eminent domain and knowing what to do if your property is involved is important. Eminent domain laws may vary from state to state, but the right of eminent domain is vested only in specific entities. A […]

Tax law knowledge essential for land management goals

Posted on: March 1st, 2019

Keeping up with federal income tax laws that change every year, especially those that apply to timber, can be challenging. Plus, the new year is always a perfect time for reviewing property tax valuations. Answers and help are available from a number of sources. At Bird Forestry, guiding forestland owners toward the best answers for […]

Scholarships for 2019 are available

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019

Do you know someone who is enrolled in an earth sciences and/or resource management field of study? The Advanced Ecology Education Fund, Inc., (AEEF) is accepting applications for scholarships for the Fall of 2019. Bird Forestry and Advanced Ecology, Ltd. strongly believe that by nurturing and encouraging students to excel in the natural resource disciplines, we will further […]

Maintaining easements: prevention is easier than cure

Posted on: February 15th, 2019

By Mark Brian, ACF, RF Principal / Senior Vice President / Forester Bird Forestry Keeping property easements maintained and updated is vital to ensuring legal access to your property when needed. The majority of our East Texas and Louisiana forestland was a patchwork of small farms and ranches from the 1800s through World War I. […]

Meet the team: Introducing Mike Bird

Posted on: February 8th, 2019

Something new for the Bird Forestry “Latest News and Events” in 2019 will be a “Meet the Team” feature introducing a member of the Bird Forestry and Advanced Ecology team who plays a role in helping you reach your forestland resources goals. We’re starting with the team leader, the president, and CEO. Missouri native Mike […]

Wood Hi-Rises and Forestland Owners: Part 2

Posted on: February 1st, 2019

Multi-story buildings utilizing wood construction are good news for forest products being harvested from forestland we manage. That was the conclusion of our Bird Forestry “Latest News” message last week, “Wood Hi-Rises and Forestland Owners: Part 1” featuring the Jeff Spross interview in The Week magazine, “How to build a skyscraper out of wood” with […]

Wood Hi-Rises and Forestland Owners: Part 1

Posted on: January 25th, 2019

Since we first posed the question more than a year ago, “Can you guess the ‘newest’ construction material for hi-rise buildings,” announcements have continued regarding the use of wood as a construction material for multi-story buildings.  And that’s good news for the value of U.S. forestlands. A recent interview by Jeff Spross in The Week magazine, “How […]

New Arrival at Bird Forestry

Posted on: January 18th, 2019

Please join us in welcoming River Rose Marksberry to the Bird Forestry family. River Rose arrived Wednesday, January 9. She weighed 7.7 pounds and measured 19.5 inches in length. Proud parents, John and Cheyenne Marksberry are foresters and wildlife biologists at Bird Forestry where John is based at the Center, Texas, office and Cheyenne is […]