The harvesting of trees and removal of forest products is part of a working forest and an essential tool of the forest manager.
Connecticut’s forests are generally 80-100 years old. Healthy forests must be thinned to be maintained.
The forester is best suited to make the decision on which trees should be removed while insuring the continued development of a healthy forest.
Once it is determined which trees should be harvested they are marked in paint, measured and tallied. This process provides a way for the forester to determine a market value for the forest products that will be generated from the harvest of the marked trees.
The products of a harvest are usually saw logs for lumber. At E.R. Hinman & Sons, we utilize state-of-the-art harvesting methods and equipment while implementing best management practices (BMP’s) to conduct low impact harvesting operations.
The result is a well cared for and productive forest community.