Stories tagged with: Division of Forestry

October 15, 2012 - 12:17pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

Timber sales at Blue Rock State Forest net over $42,000 in profit for Muskingum County.

The money will be split between the county, Blue Rock and Salt Creek Townships as well as Franklin Local School District. The Timber sales occurred between July of 2011 and June of 2012. The money comes from the Division of Forestry "Trees to Textbooks" program.

"Every year on a 20 year cycle timber stands are inventoried and depending on how those schedules come in that's how...

November 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

Muskingum County got a very large check from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry.

State forest timber sales just brought more than $58 ,000 to Muskingum County.
Forest Manager David Glass says the Ohio revised code allows us to return revenues back to the local governments from the state timber sales.

"Each year division forestry manages about 188,000 acres of state forest property," Glass said.

Meaning they improve the...

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