Forest And Timber Valuation Expert 134988 OR

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in forest valuation and appraisal, timber harvest scheduling models, land management planning, forest economics, forest growth and yield, forest biometrics, timberland management, timberland acquisition and disposition, and public forest policy. My clients include federal, state, Tribal and private timberland owners and managers, financial institutions, trade associations, and environmental organizations. My modeling expertise includes simulation, optimization, and heuristics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Forest fire damages; Wildfire damages to timber, wildlife, and other natural resources; Wildfire suppression cost analysis.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include Forest management, Forest valuation, Forest economics, and Forest policy.

Relevant Experiences

I deal with timber trespass issues all of the time and I have handled many timber trespass cases.


MSForest EconomicsUtah State University
BSEnvironmental StudiesUtah State University

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Society of American Foresters

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases