Forest America

The Forest Landowners Association’s 'Forest America' website is a valuable educational resource with the goal of promoting the management, stewardship and sustainability of America’s forests.

Community Outreach

Our continuing community outreach program is designed to help empower community members to take interest in their surroundings,
and see the tremendous value they pass by each and every day.


Timber Theft

The Benefits of Boundary Line Maintenance
Many times landowners don’t realize what they have lost from theft until it is too late, but there are many things you can do in order
to prevent it from happening.


Selling Your Timber

Are you considering selling some of your trees?
Now is a great time, but talking with a forester first can say you a lot of money
and trouble. A FORECON, Inc forester will work with you to ensure a successful process.


Municipal Forests

Increasingly, a Community’s Most Prized Assets: Urban forests and tree groves provide numerous benefits.
From carbon sequestration to aesthetic appeal, healthy urban forests offer tremendous community value.

About Us

FORECON, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary forestry and natural resources company started in Jamestown, NY in 1954 by Curtis H. Bauer.  We operate out of 6 offices located throughout New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, with our main office located at 1890 East Main Street in Falconer, NY.

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Our Mission

FORECON Inc. is a team of knowledgeable forestry professionals using innovative, cutting-edge technology to help landowners, both small and large, achieve profitable and environmentally responsible natural resource management objectives.

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Woodland News July 2016

Past articles mentioned the very important export markets we have for the high quality hardwood timber grown in our region. Updates showing US Hardwood Lumber Exports from the period January 1 through March 31, 2016

  • ForestSim map of Peak NPV status

FORECON’s ForestSim™ Services – Part 2

Last month we were pleased to introduce a powerful, new technological service designed to model a number of interactive conditions and circumstances within a forest [...]

  • Forest America

Spotlight on the Forest Landowners Association

We’d like to share some insight and information about an association that has toiled in the trenches for private forest landowners for more than 75 years. We are delighted to be associated with this group, and encourage our readers who are forest landowners or have an interest in the health and well-being of private forestland in the USA to consider membership in this fine organization.

Forest Service working to protect ‘old growth’ hemlocks from pest

FORECON Forest Resource Specialist Shane Somerville assists the U.S. Forest Service in working to protect 400 year-old trees in the Hearts Content Recreation Area outside Warren, PA.

Career Opportunities

Full Time Forest Technician; Smethport, PA

The Smethport, Pennsylvania Office of FORECON, Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated, full time Forest Technician Principle Duties Include: Boundary maintenance Timber cruising Timber [...]

Full Time Forest Technician; Oak Hill, WV

The Oak Hill, West Virginia Office of FORECON, Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated, full time Forest Technician Principle Duties Include: Boundary maintenance Timber [...]

Recent Hunt Leases

3001, 2017

990 Acres; Clay County, West Virginia

This is a large tract that holds many different game species. The tract consists of mostly hardwood cover with hemlock is a lot of the drainage [...]

3001, 2017

1,231 Acres; Clay County, West Virginia

The Elk River runs along a portion of the northern border of this relatively large tract. This lease would be perfect for a larger lease group, [...]

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