Forestland Management Into the 21st Century
Forestry operations everywhere present a diverse array of operational, economic, silvicultural, environmental and social issues. Our team of experts has the experience necessary to ensure highly professional attention to every aspect of forestland management.
There are a myriad of components involved in forestland management, which typically fall into one of four categories. We think of those four categories as the legs of a solid stool upon which a successful seedling to sales venture rests — Administration, Management, Harvesting and Marketing. Below is a brief overview for review, and we would be pleased to chat about the process and components more in-depth if you’ll give us a call or shoot us an
Proper administration of forestland leverages a combination of best practices in multiple areas. Annual Work Plans & Budgets govern business activities; Management & Operational Reports provide real-time feedback on field operations for success and improvement; Mapping & Forest Stand Records create and maintain data layers for current and future modeling for growth and yield; Regulatory Compliance minimizes risk and consistently strengthens governmental interactions; Contractor Management assures quality, timely and thorough work product; and Robust Stakeholder Relations build strong connections through education, honesty, integrity and transparency with all agents involved.
Plantation & Land Management
Successful, long-term oversight of large land tracks relies heavily on a combination of cutting-edge science and meticulous attention to detail. Operational Planning requires advanced analysis, local experience and diligence in planning and scheduling plantings; Site Preparation & Successful Restocking for survival of seedling growth; Silviculture for needed pruning and thinning at the stand level; Inventory leverages field data collection, data administration, modeling and analysis; Forest Access & Security need careful negotiation of complex community relationships to both emphasize good neighborliness and protect land interest; Fire Management, Prevention and Suppression through meticulous adherence to all regulatory fire rules and a team well-versed in fighting fires; Forest Health & Animal Control succeed with continuous monitoring and expertise in a variety of management techniques; and Infrastructure Maintenance keeps roads, gates, fences and other infrastructures in prime operating order.
The highest ROI is achieved with maximum utilization of harvested timber stands and by processing each tree for maximum value. We apply decades of experience in proven techniques: Harvest Plans manage cutting and scheduling for multiple objectives; Harvest Reconciliation determines and reports on actuals v. inventory; Cost Evaluation helps us stay ahead of the price curve and behind the cost curve; Logging & Loading Expertise to harvest timber in all conditions; Transporting & Exporting Skills across land and sea; Inventory Control tags and identifies every log in our operation; and our Log Yards & Weigh Stations provide exact scaling, sorting and net scaling.
Marketing of domestic and export logs is the backbone of our success. ATI achieves this with critical marketing and negotiating components. Long-Standing Relationships in multiple markets including stateside and in Asia; Connections with large sawmill owners to aid in moving logs during more difficult market conditions; Supply Chain Management expertise for global net value; and strong Financial Strategy and a cash position that allows dedication to successful endeavors world wide.