Chris Carroll GATE Success Story

Chris Carroll GATE Success Story

In 2011, Chris was chosen as the small business success story of the year by the Growing America Through Entrepreneurship program. He was featured in Advantage West Magazine. You can read the full article...
Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

UPDATED FOR 2021 The number one question landowners ask us: Is it cheaper to have lumber milled from your own property or buy it from a big box store?  When this article was originally written, there was no pandemic and life was….well, normal! Covid changed...
When is the Best Time to Harvest Trees for Lumber?

When is the Best Time to Harvest Trees for Lumber?

If you’re interested in harvesting trees from your property to use as lumber in building your house or other projects, it’s important to know the optimal time for harvesting your trees. Fall is the optimal time to fell trees. This is due to the sap. As the...
Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

To properly manage your forest, tree cutting is a fact of life. Eventually, it has to be done. As the forest canopy grows and new growth emerges underneath, trees begin to compete for essential resources like sun and rain water. In a densely-populated forest,...