Hey everyone! We are almost through this winter, and have dodged major snowfalls so far. It's been a rather odd winter with all of the freezes / thaws / rain, and I am glad its almost over.
Timber markets are good and getting better, and demand is up. Its been a tough slog since 2008 and we are looking forward to finally getting back on track again. Between the timber markets and craziness with the Marcellus and Unity shale development projects we hope to have a busy(er) 2013.
If you have red (soft) maple as your primary species CONTACT ONE OF US ASAP. Never in the 20+ years we have been in southwest PA have we seen red maple selling for what it is. Everybody wants it, and they are paying crazy good prices for it.
Overall, the industry seems to have adjusted to the ridiculous fuel prices, and the current trend may (hopefully) be a sign of things to come.
Hope you made it through winter OK...enjoy spring, get warm, and get outdoors!