Urgent Tree Removal

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Example of lodgepole pine stand 25 years after harvesting showing vigorous regeneration

Private land owners and timber managers in Colorado and Wyoming are confronted with acres of dead and infected tree stands and forests.

Once these forests have become infected the infestations are generally best treated through a program of urgent tree removal.

Benefits of harvesting include: 

  • Removal of dead or dying tree stands that otherwise inhibit regeneration.
  • Sunshine reaches the forest floor.
  • Seedlings begin to immediately sprout.

There is no way to stop the wide spread insect infestations in Colorado and Wyoming but harvesting

Lodgepole pine stand 25 years after tree die-off and no harvesting.   Dead uprights and accumulating floor debris will continue to prevent regeneration for years to come.

Lodgepole pine stand 25 years after tree die-off and no harvesting. Dead uprights and accumulating floor debris will continue to prevent regeneration for years to come.

infected areas within a short period after infestation and before the timber falls, speeds restoration of the forest.

In addition, harvesting the timber while it still retains commercial value enables the landowner to use the funds from the timber sold to manage the forest in an economically viable manner.

Our urgent tree removal program is designed for Colorado and Wyoming landowners and managers with stands od infected forests.

If you are interested in discussing urgent tree removal on your property, please contact us.

 

Mission:
To provide the highest quality lumber while practicing sustainable forest management for both public and private lands.

Saratoga Forest Management | 307.326.3082