Timber Sale Preparation Services Contract Information

Contracted foresters must be pre-qualified to bid on timber sale preparation work on state forest land. The work is offered under the Terms and Conditions and can include tree marking, tree measurements, point cruising, boundary marking and other sale preparation services.

Contractors can become qualified any time by submitting a Statement of Qualifications. Mail the completed form to:
Kip Conley
DNR Procurement Services
PO Box 30028
Lansing, MI 48909

Appendices to the terms and conditions: ‚Äč

  1. FRD Management Unit Map
  2. FRD Timber Management Specialists Geographic Areas
  3. Timber Sale Prescription Form - R4038
  4. The Compleat Marker: A Guide to Managing Northern Hardwoods on Michigan State Forests
  5. Addendum to The Complete Marker
  6. Within-Stand Retention Reference Guide - IC4110-1
  7. Within-Stand Retention Guidelines - IC4110
  8. Product Standards and Cruising Manual - IC4057
  9. Checklist for Contractor Prepared Timber Sale - R4102
  10. FRD Contact
  11. Tally Cards
    12.1 Cumulative/V-Bar Tally Card - R4039-1
    12.2 Marking Tally (Large Pulp) Card - R4039-2
  12. FRD Quality Control Check Forms
    13.1 Marking Prescription and Sawlog Check - R4039-3