Tree species, size, and quality all affect how much a logger will pay for your timber. Like weeding a garden, you can boost the future income of your woodlot by cutting poorly growing trees to give higher-value ones more room to grow.
Do you think your woods could benefit from a woodlot improvement cut, also known as a Timber Stand Improvement, TSI, or non-commercial thin? Does your management plan require you to do a “non-commercial thin” in one or more of your woodlot’s stands? Do you need some help with this? That's what this how-to document is all about.