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Selling Trees from a 0.67-acre Wooded Lot (IL)

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From: regina fengya
City:
Salem, WI
Currently have 2/3 acre wooded lot in Johnson County, IL, with combination of large Oak, black Walnut and other tree species. Looking to sell/remove portion of trees to prepare for building. What are the appropriate steps/contacts to engage to achieve this?

 
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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
jhayek@illinois.edu
Hi Regina:

Due to the small number of trees you have for sale, I would encourage you to simply work with a local logger. Had you wanted to harvest timber off a larger tract of land, I would definitely encourage you to work with a professional forester.

However, in your case, working with a local logger will work just fine.

Below is a list of licensed and bonded timber buyers / loggers here in Illinois:

http://dnr.illinois.gov/timberbuyers/

Best of luck!

 
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