After a few years of market turmoil, the Northeast’s forest industry is showing signs of stability and some real opportunities for growth. We’re not out of the dark days yet, but the markets are providing returns for landowners and real efforts are underway to find the next generation of uses for our forest resource.
People decide they need a forester in a few situations. Whether landowners are trying to value their property or property they are looking to purchase, this article is chock-full of valuable information on how to find a forester, choose a forester and what you need to get the job done.
In a nutshell, the outlook for the northeast forest products industry is stable for timberland owners, good for lumber markets, and fair to poor for residuals and biomass. Take a look at how housing starts, exports and energy markets are impacting the northeast forest products industry.