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Top 50 Long Distance Hiking Trails In The USA

  Like to hike?  Check out a list of the top 50 long distance hiking trails in the USA publised by Brian Bradshaw with the Boot Bomb.  This list includes the Appalachain trail which crosses through part of north western South Carolina.  Read the article here:

Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2016 Tax Year

Follow the links below for: Tax Tips for Forest Landowners for the 2016 Tax Year by Dr. Linda Wang, National Timber Tax Specialist, U.S. Forest Service   Forest Landowners’ Guide to the Federal Income Tax   Understanding Federal Income Taxes for Family Forest Owners

A Powerful and Easy Way to Access and Use Soil Type Data

Looking at soil types can be a great way to evaluate property.  At Cross Creek Realty, LLC and Cross Creek Timber, LLC we use this soil studies on a regular basis to assist our clients and property owners in evaluating and marketing property.  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a great tool available…

Why Does Forestry Certification Matter to a Land Buyer?

All the buzz in the forest industry these days seems to revolve around forest certification.  You see, consumers want to know that the products they are using are coming from sustainable forests.  For a forest to be considered sustainable it has to be certified.  This is a a huge deal in the paper and packaging…