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Call Before You Cut Program Can Assist Landowners on Timbering Decisions

The Call Before You Cut program is a collaborative effort between OSU Extension and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Division of Forestry. It is a one-stop-shop for all Ohio woodland owners contemplating timber harvest, with easy access to a variety of resources and recommendations on where to get assistance with the decision-making process. This program is now available in nine states. 

Visit or call 1-877-424-8288 to learn about and access the resources or to request information. Check out this brief video that provides an overview of selling timber: Considering a timber harvest? Call before you cut.

If you have any questions about the Call Before You Cut program, contact Dave Apsley, Extension specialist, natural resources, ( or download this PDF resource.