Consultants & Contractors
Kansas Forest Service maintains lists of forestry consultants and contractors that are available to provide a variety of fee-based forestry services.
The Kansas Forest Service does not promote or endorse any particular Consulting Forester or Forestry Contractor, and provides these lists as a service to the people of Kansas. Consulting Foresters are invited to contact Ryan Armbrust to be added to the list. Forestry Contractors may update their information or request being added to the list by filling out this form.
Consulting foresters are professional foresters who provide a variety of services to landowners on a fee basis. They are experienced in providing competent forest management advice and gathering technical information that will stand up in a court of law. Consulting fees will vary depending upon individual circumstances. Services that consulting foresters may offer include advice on marketing timber, inventorying forests to establish depletion accounts, tax and estate services related to forestlands, and tree appraisals associated with damage or timber theft that may require legal counsel.
The below list of Consulting Foresters is made up of foresters who have a degree in forestry and have graduated from a University accredited by the Society of American Foresters.
Forestry Contractors may also include some of the same people listed as Forestry Consultants, however, not all of these people have degrees in forestry. The Forestry Contractors list includes a broad range of people who provide tree planting, timber stand improvement and windbreak renovation services. Their experience and knowledge varies and should be affirmed by checking references.
The forestry contractors list below includes people with limited to extensive forestry knowledge and experience. Always use a professional, experienced or SAF certified forester to mark trees for thinning or to design tree plantings. KFS foresters and consulting foresters are available to mark trees and design tree plantings. An asterisk beside a contractor indicates they have had training from the KFS.