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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Texas

Posted on: January 11th, 2019

Confirmation of the emerald ash borer in Tarrant County last December has heightened observation and investigation of the insect that is deadly to all species of ash trees. The Texas A&M Forest Service reports that there is no known stop to the epidemic of insects that has been making its way south for some time. […]

The “Latest News” Top Readership List for 2018

Posted on: January 4th, 2019

The news has been made for 2018 and the stories reported. What was your favorite forestry related topic in 2018? Which one of the Bird Forestry weekly posts comes to mind first? Reviewing the social media tracking data to determine which news items received the highest readership, we compiled the Bird Forestry “Latest News” Top […]

Best wishes for 2019

Posted on: December 28th, 2018

As the new year approaches, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success possible. It is in this spirit that we say thank you and best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.   … from everyone at Bird Forestry and the family of Advanced Ecology, Ltd. companies     Contact […]

Christmas Wishes

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Merry Christmas. May the magic and the wonder of the Christmas season stay with you throughout the coming year. … from everyone at Bird Forestry and the family of Advanced Ecology, Ltd. companies   Gifts that Give Back… Looking for last minute shopping ideas that not only make […]

Forests are teeming with wildlife all year round

Posted on: December 14th, 2018

Forests are filled with wildlife throughout the year, even during winter months. Some varieties pose no danger but a few that do, like venomous reptiles, are still there. They may become less active during winter when reptiles often enter a state termed brumation: a condition of sluggishness, inactivity, or lethargy exhibited during winter that is […]

Timber, Taxes and You

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

Are you paying more than your fair share of taxes on timber income? Do you have tax questions regarding your timberland? With only three weeks left in 2018, it’s not too early to ensure that plans and records are in place for the year’s end and that consideration is being given to goals for 2019. […]

Data continues to reinforce the value of a consulting forester

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

The value of having a forest management plan in place for your property can be measured in many ways, but research data continues to show that timber sales involving a consulting forester bring higher value to the landowner. Data from a 2015 study by Greg Conner of WoodsRun Consulting Forestry and Forest2Market’s Joe Clark on […]

Helping others so that everyone finishes the challenge

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018

Four of the toughest Bird and Crawford Forestry employees accepted the Tough Mudder Half challenge near Conroe recently. Little did they know the event would turn out to be the “Cold” and Tough Mudder Half challenge. Mark Bird, John Marksberry, Grayson Wylie, and Jered Rhodes completed the Tough Mudder Half, a five-mile challenge event that […]

A harvest of blessings, good health and good times

Posted on: November 16th, 2018

We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving with a harvest of blessings, good health and good times not only during the holiday season but the whole year through. Among the many things for which we are thankful is the opportunity to work with, and consider as our friends, the diverse group of people and organizations who share a common […]

Surrounded by Trees? Just Breathe a Little Easier!

Posted on: November 9th, 2018

Providing beauty, shade, balance in nature, forest products, investment value, and more are just a few of the reasons to appreciate trees. Another reason, one often overlooked, is how trees benefit our climate and our health. Free Tools The Arkansas Forestry Association called attention to the many benefits of trees this week highlighting a series […]