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Cumberland Forest Management logo showing stylized trees


Serving Southern Kentucky and
Northern Tennessee Regions

Helping landowners get the most from selling timber while maintaining the health and diversity of their forests for future generations.

Cumberland Forest Management can handle the entire process of selling your standing timber.

Cumberland Forest Management logo showing stylized trees

James McDaniel,

James founded Cumberland Forest Management in 2018 and has over 25 years experience in forestry including 20 years with the Kentucky Division of Forestry. 

  • Species Survey
  • Inventory / Value Assessment
  • Health Assessment
  • Boundary Marking
  • Logger Procurement
  • Logging Supervision
  • Non-Crop Forest Consultation

Forestry is the art, science, and practice of managing the natural resources that occur on and in association with forestland for human benefit.

“It’s hard for landowners to know the true value of their woods. If you want to do it correctly, you want a forester BEFORE the harvest, not after.”

Latest Forestry Notes

The Ideal Time of Year to Harvest Timber: A Seasonal Guide

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