TFS programs offered for qualified forest landowners

Funding and technical assistance for two important forest land management tools were released this week through Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) for qualified landowners. However, the timelines for applying are short, so you need to act fast. TFS is accepting grant applications to reimburse landowners for the costs of conducting prescribed burns on their property …

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Wishing you a very Happy Labor Day

Every achievement tells a story of someone’s efforts. The story of this country’s achievement has been written by the efforts of hard-working Americans. We celebrate Labor Day by recognizing the beauty and accomplishment in life that lies in working. Hard work never fades but lives in the individual success stories of Americans inspiring generations to …

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Robert Ogle Celebrates Four Years at Bird Forestry

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 …

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Hunting lease management offers many advantages

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 …

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Marking 40 years of service to forestland owners

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 …

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Ongoing training is part of the job

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 …

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Four AEEF scholarships awarded for 2019/2020 School Year

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 …

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