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IL Timber Trespass Issue

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From: Bart Tirpak 310 S Madison Box 582
Cerro Gordo, IL
I have 10 acres of land down in Southen Illinois that I purchased to be my retirement home. A logging company came in log the 100 acres behind my property. I just found out from friend down south that logging company took out about 3 acres of my timber without my permission. Of the 10 3 acres is grass leaving me with about 4 acres. I am really hurt by the logging companies action what do I do?

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Hi Bart:

Sorry to hear about the timber trespass issue that occurred on your property.

Step 1: Contact your local IDNR Conservation Police Officer


Step 2: Contact your local IDNR District Forester


Best of luck!

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