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Products & Services Buyers' Guide
AERIAL SERVICES

Summit Helicopters
PO Box 909, 525 McClelland Street
Salem, VA 24153 31/10/17 6:15 am
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(540) 375-8909
John.Milko@summithelicopters.com
Summit Helicopters, Inc. is a premium provider of
helicopter services for the Forest industry nationwide.
Since 1980, Summit has been working for Forestry
customers with a focus on customer satisfaction,
reliable service and fair pricing. Summit's services
include but are not limited to precision aerial
application of herbicides, aerial fertilization, aerial
ignition and aerial ROW application. Additionally,
Summit Helicopters, Inc. has distributorship
agreements with all of the major herbicide
manufacturers for both turn key application and direct
herbicide sales to customers.

CONSULTING FORESTERS

LAND & TIMBER
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

American Forest Management
8702 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite C
Charlotte, NC 28217
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23/09/14 7:54 PM
(704) 527-6780 * Fax: (704) 527-1245
adrienne.walters-anders@amforem.biz
www.americanforestmanagement.com
American Forest Management. Inc. (AFM) currently
manages over 5.1 million acres of privately owned
timberland and has sold over $1.8 billion in real
estate in 2,100+ transactions since 2005. With
260 employees operating from 49 offices located in
16 states, AFM's team of professionals is focused on
meeting client needs by providing a complete suite
of forestry services. Our small regionally dispersed
offices allow us to provide individualized services,
and our large overall size allows us to coordinate
teams of foresters and technical specialists for large,
complex jobs.

BEAR DETERRENT/BEAR SPRAY

FORESTRY PRODUCTS & SUPPLIES

Counter Assault
120 Industrial Court, Kalispell, MT 59901
(800) 695-3394
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24/10/14 4:05 AM
gen.mgr@counterassault.com
www.counterassault.com

Trimble Forestry/Cengea Solutions
560-1188 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 4A2
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01/11/17 11:13 pm
(604) 697-6400
forestrysales@trimble.com
www.trimble.com/forestry
Trimble Forestry offers spatially aware enterprise
and cost effective SaaS solutions for real time land
and forest asset planning and optimized activity
management critical for decision support, resource
planning, compliance and stakeholder reporting.

LASER RANGEFINDERS/HYPSOMETERS

Laser Technology, Inc.
6912 S. Quentin Street, Centennial, CO 80112
(303) 649-1000 * Fax: (303) 649-9710
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10/22/15 7:08 PM
Toll Free (303) 649-1000
info@lasertech.com
www.lasertech.com

Ben Meadows Company
401 South Wright Road, Janesville, WI 53546
(608) 754-2345 * Fax:
(608) 757-4645
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1 9/19/14
2:32 AM
s.foley@labsafety.com
www.benmeadows.com

Counter Assault, celebrating our 30th year, is the
"Original" bear spray. Our products have undergone
over 30 years of scientific field-testing by the University
of Montana, University of Calgary, and Cambridge
University. Counter Assault Bear Deterrent was
developed as a means to protect people from bears in
a non-lethal manner, and was studied and tested by
Dr. Charles Jonkel of the University of Montana Border
Grizzly Project. Counter Assault meets or exceeds
all IGBC recommendations! The IGBC consists of
various US Forest Service, state agencies, and other
government personnel. Look for the RED can - Carry
what the professionals carry! www.counterassault.com
800-695-3394

Since 1956, Ben Meadows has supplied foresters,
surveyors, wildland firefighters and natural resource
professionals with essential, high-quality forestry
supplies, surveying equipment, wildland fire gear
and more. We've been in your boots and know what
you need-you can Depend on Ben. Have questions
about repairs or which product might be best for your
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Timber cruisers can now measure tree heights and
monitor slope grades with unparalleled ease. Surveying
jobs such as sale boundaries and stem mapping
become almost effortless. Measuring chip volumes
can be done without having to occupy the stockpile.
LTI offers a full range of powerful, compact lasers
and forestry tools with features perfectly tailored for
gathering field data. Our lasers can penetrate dense
brush as if it weren't even there and our Criterion
RD 1000 provides a direct read-out of heights and
diameters and can also be used as a slope-corrected
Basal Area scope for variable plot cruising.

1227 NC Highway 42
PO Box 37
Colerain, NC 27924
Office 252-356-2747
Fax 252-356-1206
mike@mdneal.com
www.mdneal.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Consultant - 2018

From the Executive Director End Notes
From the President ACF: Forestry, Fellowship and Value
Sharing the Stories of the Trees: ACF Distinguished Forester Jim Able
Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years
Carbon Offsets: A Viable Opportunity for Forest Landowners?
Changes of Biblical Proportions
Forests for Fish In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other
Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
Invasive Species 101
Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
The History of Forestry in Ireland
The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry
Products & Services Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
The Consultant - 2018 - Intro
The Consultant - 2018 - cover1
The Consultant - 2018 - cover2
The Consultant - 2018 - 3
The Consultant - 2018 - 4
The Consultant - 2018 - 5
The Consultant - 2018 - From the Executive Director End Notes
The Consultant - 2018 - From the President ACF: Forestry, Fellowship and Value
The Consultant - 2018 - Sharing the Stories of the Trees: ACF Distinguished Forester Jim Able
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The Consultant - 2018 - 10
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The Consultant - 2018 - Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
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The Consultant - 2018 - The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
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The Consultant - 2018 - The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years
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The Consultant - 2018 - Carbon Offsets: A Viable Opportunity for Forest Landowners?
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The Consultant - 2018 - Changes of Biblical Proportions
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The Consultant - 2018 - Forests for Fish In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other
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The Consultant - 2018 - Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
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The Consultant - 2018 - Invasive Species 101
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The Consultant - 2018 - Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
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The Consultant - 2018 - 46
The Consultant - 2018 - Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
The Consultant - 2018 - The History of Forestry in Ireland
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The Consultant - 2018 - The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry
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The Consultant - 2018 - 55
The Consultant - 2018 - Products & Services Marketplace
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The Consultant - 2018 - Index of Advertisers
The Consultant - 2018 - 61
The Consultant - 2018 - Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
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The Consultant - 2018 - outsert1
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