Forestry and Natural Resources

An Introduction to Timber Sales Contracts

Publication Date

Spring 5-7-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1055


If you own timber, it is inevitable that at some point in your ownership a timber sale will take place. The sale of timber can be a pleasant income-earning opportunity or it can be a nightmare. The success or failure of a timber sale can all depend on how well your timber sale contract is written.

Publication Type


Target Audiences

forest landowners, consulting foresters