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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 […]

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 […]

Forestland recreation: good for everyone

Posted on: June 1st, 2018

Like the many other benefits of a working forest, cultural qualities like non-consumptive recreation — bird watching, hiking, biking, nature photography and more — help promote balance in nature. Every day, millions of people take advantage of opportunities for outdoor recreation on both public and private land. Designated protected areas of public land allow access […]

Benefits of a Working Forest: Quality Water

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

Forests are essential to maintaining quality water for all living things. They minimize soil erosion, and in the process, reduce sediment in ponds, lakes and streams while filtering pollutants. Rainfall in the forest is dispersed in many directions, performing many functions. First among the forest’s canopy before reaching the forest floor, then with the soil […]

The Taxman Cometh

Posted on: February 16th, 2018

Be sure you are prepared ahead of time The Taxman Cometh… Prudent forestland ownership requires knowledge and management beyond planting, harvesting, environmental issues, and natural disaster risks. Knowing what steps to take in advance of tax filing season to meet IRS requirements, while minimizing your tax bill, is an essential element in reaching forestland management […]

Bird & Crawford Forestry seeking scholarship applicants

Posted on: January 26th, 2018

Bird & Crawford Forestry seeking scholarship applicants Bird and Crawford Forestry/Advanced Ecology Scholarship is accepting applications for scholarships for college students in the Earth Sciences and/or Natural Resource Management disciplines for the Fall semester of 2018. Advanced Ecology Education Fund, Inc., (AEEF), a 501(c)(3) corporation, is managed by foresters and wildlife biologists. Bird & Crawford […]

112 Tracts of Timberland

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

An Estimated 18,624 +/- Acres South Arkansas • North Louisiana • East Texas TerraStone Land Company, Bird and Crawford’s real estate associate company at Advanced Ecology, Ltd., specializes in property for investment, income or recreation. A great potential for all three can be found in this offering for sale, by sealed bid, on 112 tracts […]