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Sustainable Timber Harvesting Services

With over 35 years of experience, Shipshewana Hardwoods supports Best Management Practices (BMP) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). Our loggers have BMP and certified safety training; they also participate in continuing education at SFI sponsored events. 

Before cutting

We take into account many factors before marking a tree to be cut.


Expert Assessment

  • Species
  • Health of trees
  • Rate of volume growth
  • Overall stand conditions
  • Your objectives for land management
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Service Options

  • Timber stand evaluation
  • Quality harvesting
  • Certified logging crews
  • Management planning
  • Proper grading of roads and log landings following harvest

Professional Delivery

  • A written, signed contract
  • Full payment prior to logging
  • Selective marking and cutting based on your stated objectives
  • Proof of insurance
  • Licensing and bonding