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Robert Ogle Celebrates Four Years at Bird Forestry

Posted on: August 16th, 2019

Meet Bird Forestry Senior Forester Robert Ogle. The Ruston, Louisiana native will celebrate four years with the company on September 14. Robert’s prior experience includes working for Martin Timber as a Forester/GIS Analyst, for Weyerhaeuser as a Mid-Rotation Forester, and as Timber Sale Administrator for Bird Forestry. Before entering the forestry profession, he worked in […]

Hunting lease management offers many advantages

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019

Hunting lease management for landowners is one of many services Bird Forestry offers for property owners in Texas and Louisiana. Through our hunting lease management program, landowners enjoy not only a financial return, but also the added benefit of having someone look after the property during the year assisting with road maintenance and deterring trespass […]

Marking 40 years of service to forestland owners

Posted on: July 26th, 2019

Bird Forestry celebrates 40 years of service to forestland owners this year. As a part the anniversary celebrations planned, company employees, family and friends gathered at Minute Maid Park in Houston last Sunday to enjoy a Houston Astros and Texas Rangers baseball game. “Attending the game was a humbling day for Donna and me,” Mike […]

Ongoing training is part of the job

Posted on: July 19th, 2019

In-house training was underway at Bird Forestry recently when foresters engaged in conducting specific stem evaluations on felled trees for confirming inventory accuracy. Foresters Robert Ogle, Don Russell, Cheyenne Marksberry, Tyler Brady, Jered Rhodes, John Marksberry, and Mark Bird took part in the exercise. Ongoing training and staying up to date on forestland management practices are […]

Four AEEF scholarships awarded for 2019/2020 School Year

Posted on: July 12th, 2019

Four Advanced Ecology Education Fund, Inc., (AEEF) scholarships have been awarded to Texas and Louisiana college students for the 2019/2020 school year. Texas recipients include Jacob Locke and Jake Hill. Jacob attends Sul Ross State University in Alpine where he is studying Range and Wildlife Management with a focus on Big Game Restoration. Jake is […]

Honoring those who afford us freedom

Posted on: July 3rd, 2019

On July 4, we commemorate freedom with grateful hearts living in the one country that enjoys more freedom than any other on earth. We do so in a spirit of patriotism honoring the memory of those whose sacrifices have made it possible for us to live in a free America and by praying for those […]

Planning and preparation key to reforestation success

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

Reforestation, the process of renewal during which a new stand of trees is regenerated on a forest site, is an ongoing activity in a managed tract of land that requires careful planning and starting early. Planning and preparation for sites scheduled for reforestation in 2020 are already underway. Reforestation may be needed following a disturbance […]

Harvest and Regeneration of Trees Important for the U.S. Forest Industry

Posted on: June 21st, 2019

“A tremendous economic impact on the U.S. economy” is how one study for the National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) by characterizes the effect of private, working forests. The natural conclusion noted by is the importance for harvest and subsequent regeneration of trees for the U.S. forest industry to keep forested lands forested. “How […]