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Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees

Beech leaf disease has been spotted in 10 Ohio counties, 8 PA counties, 1 county in New York.

Invasive Species

One insect and tree species paring may be truly devastating to the region —
the Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) and the Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima).

Tom Reed, Member of Congress NY-23

RESOLVED, ON THIS 2ND DAY OF JULY IN THE YEAR 2019,
UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE TOM REED PROUDLY CALLS UPON AND URGES
ALL RESIDENTS OF THE 23rd DISTRICT TO RECOGNIZE
FORECON INC. IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 65TH ANNIVERSARY

FORECON Turns 65!

FORECON wishes to thank its clients and the communities it works in
for the many years of patronage and support they have provided.

FORECON's Travis Cunningham (Staff Forester)

In-the-Field

FORECON employees hosted a field tour for the
Society of American Foresters (SAF) Plateau Chapter in N.E. PA.

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.

FORECON blog

China Agrees to Purchase Additional Hardwoods in Phase 1 Trade Agreement

Good news just came to the forefront; “Phase 1” of the trade deal with China was recently signed, and the Fact Sheet put out by the White House SPECIFICALLY NAMES HARDWOOD LUMBER as one of the key commodities China has agreed to commit to purchasing! No doubt any improvement in demand and pricing will be slow in coming, but at least the sun is shining a little brighter on this circumstance for those in the hardwood industry!

  • 2019 Lumber Price Trends

Highlights of the Appalachian Hardwood Lumber Markets – as of January 8, 2020

Regional reports claim that ash lumber uppers are moving, but #1 and #2 common grades are not.  The consensus is building that the ash [...]

Market Update: US-China Trade/Tariff Update 1/8/2020

US-China Trade/Tariff Update According to an old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same……..”  Or do they?  I guess [...]

Best Wishes for a Healthy & Happy New Year!

As we start our 66th year of business, we are reminded of all the blessings we’ve been provided over the years, allowing us to [...]

Career Opportunities

General Forestry Laborer

The Cortland & Falconer, New York Offices, and the Titusville, Pennsylvania Office of FORECON, Inc. will be looking for highly-motivated, seasonal General Forestry Laborers. Principle Duties Include: • Herbicide application • Site preparation and tree planting • Other duties pertaining to our current land management accounts, as well as private and industrial clients

Forest Technician

Falconer, NY, Titusville, PA and Oak Hill, WV – Winter/Spring 2020 The Falconer, New York, Titusville, Pennsylvania and Oak Hill, West Virginia offices of FORECON, Inc. have immediate openings for highly-motivated, full time Forest Technicians. Principle Duties Include: • Boundary maintenance • Timber cruising • Timber marking • Other duties pertaining to our current land management accounts

Recent Hunt Leases

1704, 2019

83.9 Acres; Allegany County, New York

This property is located on the NY side of the state border w/Pennsylvania in the Town of Alma in Allegany Co. The property offers an [...]

1604, 2018

107 Acres; McKean County, Pennsylvania

This property offers plenty of opportunities for many different types of hunting.  Surrounded by thousands of sustainable managed timberlands.  There is a small trout stream [...]

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 5 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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