Our Foresters

Our foresters are highly experienced in all phases of management plan preparation and implementation, including timber sale layout and prescriptions, road and trail design, erosion and sedimentation plan preparation and permitting, timber marketing, sale administration, supervision of logging crews and site retirement.

biopic_edEdward S. Kocjancic
President

Bachelor Degree in Business, Penn State University (1984)

Associate Degree in Forestry, Penn State University (1982)

An experienced forester, landowner, businessman and family man, I believe in good work ethics and the management and stewardship of our forest resources. My expertise is in the marketing of timberland, veneer logs, sawlogs and other forest products both domestically and internationally.

Memberships:

  • Society of American Foresters
  • Pennsylvania Forest Industry Association
  • Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group
  • Pennsylvania Council of Professional Foresters
  • Penn State University School of Forest Resources Advisory Board
  • St. Callistus Parish Council
  • Knights of Columbus

 

biopic_tomThomas R. Hartman
Forest Manager

B.S. Environmental Resources Management, Penn State University (1979)

Core Study Area – Fresh Water Resources
Secondary Study Area – Forest Resources

Dedicated to a multiple-use philosophy, I have developed and implemented management plans for clients with a wide variety of goals and supervised a staff of foresters and contractors for several years. I have also developed and implemented a certified forest management group operation under Forest Stewardship Council Guidelines originally certified in 2000 and audited annually by Rainforest Alliance.

Memberships:

  • Society of American Foresters
  • Pennsylvania Forest Industry Association

 

biopic_daveDavid L. Morgan
Procurement Forester

Bachelor Degree in Business, Penn State University (1984)
Associate Degree in Forestry, Penn State University (1982)

I am an experienced forester with a broad range of skills along with a large network of contacts within the forest industry.

Memberships:

  • Allegheny Forest Alliance (Director)
  • Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (Director, Past President)
  • Kane Area Logging Safety Committee (Past Chairman)
  • Pennsylvania Forest Industry Association (Past Officer)
  • Hallton Church (Elder, Youth Group Leader)

 

We also have incorporated a staff that has developed specialty markets locally and world-wide for various forest products, ensuring the highest possible return for harvested trees!