Best timber tree for 40-acre parcel just SE of Mohawk, MI

Asked January 24, 2020, 4:26 PM EST

Hi! I'm a new property owner of a parcel that has had most hardwood removed recently. I'm wondering if there's a choice tree that would valuable to harvest in 40-60 years. Thanks. Paul

Keweenaw County Michigan

1 Response

Hi, Paul,
Thank you for contacting "Ask and Expert."
Congratulations on the new property! I'm glad you are enthusiastic about managing the property for your personal goals. The best person to talk with about this is Bill Cook, my colleague in the UP. Bill Cook is an Extension forester who is well versed in Upper Peninsula forests. He can be reached at 906-786-1575 or at Here is his website:
Good luck with your new property and enjoy the UP!

Take care,