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Advanced Ecology accepting resumes for biologist

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

An Advanced Ecology biologist examines an ecological restoration project Advanced Ecology, Ltd., an affiliate company of Bird & Crawford Forestry, is accepting resumes for an experienced wetland biologist/ecologist. The Advanced Ecology family of companies offers an expansive portfolio of resources with unique access to natural resource management that includes environmental consulting, mitigation banking and wildlife […]

Hunting season is just around the corner

Posted on: September 14th, 2018

One of the many services of Bird and Crawford Forestry is managing hunting leases for our clients located in Texas and Louisiana. For that, we maintain a recreational hunting lease website to connect with the hunters. Supervising hunting leases for landowners provides not only a financial return for the landowner but also the added benefit of […]

Firelanes should be part of every landowner’s management plan

Posted on: September 7th, 2018

“The establishment of firelanes along property boundaries is an important part of every landowner’s best management practices,” said Mark Brian, Senior Vice President and Forester at Bird & Crawford Forestry. Firelanes, or firebreaks as they sometimes are called, are a cleared path requiring regular maintenance to a minimum of 10-feet in width used to gain […]

Keep up the good work America!

Posted on: August 31st, 2018

The beauty of life is in the motivation that keeps Americans busy, enthusiastic and blessed with opportunities for success. The greatest pleasures in life lie in the achievements of our efforts. During this Labor Day weekend and every day, we extend our congratulations to America’s workforce for living up to the challenge, striving daily to […]

Tyler Zachry named to full-time position

Posted on: August 24th, 2018

Tyler Zachry is the newest full-time team member with Bird & Crawford Forestry in the Shreveport, Louisiana, office. Tyler joined Bird & Crawford Forestry in June on an extended internship program. The Minden, Louisiana native earned a degree in forestry with a concentration in wildlife management at Louisiana Tech University graduating in May. His decision […]

Minimizing the effects of hot weather

Posted on: August 17th, 2018

Recent moderate temperatures and rain have been welcomed in some regions following days with temperatures hovering around the 100-degree mark and sparse rainfall. But, it’s still mid-August and summer is far from over. We can’t control the weather or prevent droughts, but there are a number of things forestland owners can do to minimize the […]

Bradley Wilson of TerraStone Land Company featured in interview

Posted on: August 10th, 2018

Bradley Wilson of TerraStone Land Company was featured in an interview by The Land Report magazine in their July issue. TerraStone Land Company and Bird and Crawford Forestry are affiliates of Advanced Ecology, Ltd. Commenting on the company’s 400-percent business growth in one year, The Land Report’s publisher and founder Eddie Lee Rider, Jr. had several […]

Five AEEF scholarships awarded

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018

Advanced Ecology Education Fund, Inc., (AEEF) scholarships are benefitting five Texas and Louisiana college students entering classes for the fall semester. 2018 AEEF scholarship recipients in Texas include Texas A&M University student, Destiny Russell, who will be studying water management and hydrological science. Jacob Locke, who will attend Sul Ross State University, is studying range […]

Weather predicting methods used to forecast forest growth

Posted on: July 27th, 2018

American humorist Mark Twain is credited with saying, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” While that might be true, the ability to predict weather patterns has continued to improve to the point of providing researchers with similar methods that are now being used to forecast forest productivity. According to a […]

Beauty and balance in the forest

Posted on: July 20th, 2018

“The Blazing Star is an unforgettable native perennial with electric purple flowers,” states one botanical source of information for the wildflower with grass-like foliage and tall, spiky blooms. Unforgettable is also a good description for these blooms set against a matching sky background photographed recently on property in Oklahoma managed by Bird & Crawford Forestry. […]