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Wishing for you a joyous and blessed Easter

Posted on: April 19th, 2019

Best wishes to you and yours for this Easter holiday season of Springtime renewal and hope. May the beauty of the season warm your heart and bring peace and joy to your family. Easter is also a time to rejoice and be thankful, and we are truly thankful for each and every one of you — […]

East Texas region: “wood basket” of the nation

Posted on: April 12th, 2019

New building codes for the use of mass wood products continue to spell good news for Southern Pine forestland owners. According to Houston Chronicle writer, R.A. Schuetz, the revised building codes have the potential to transform both foresting communities and cityscapes. “We are very excited about it,” Schuetz’s story quotes Texas Forestry Association President Rob Hughes. […]

A fresh perspective on client relationships

Posted on: April 5th, 2019

(Note: Bird Forestry President and CEO J. Mike Bird penned some thoughts recently as a follow up to a company meeting in mid-March. We thought his notes not only expressed a prudent business philosophy but also offered some excellent insight into the company culture. Along those lines, we are sharing Mike’s thoughts as the Bird […]

Senior vice president serving forest landowners since 1978

Posted on: March 29th, 2019

Meet Mark Brian, another member of the Bird Forestry and Advanced Ecology team who has for many years played a role in helping forest landowners set and reach their individual land management goals. Bird Forestry’s Senior Vice President Mark Brian is a 1978 graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University where he earned a bachelor […]

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. […]