ATFS Standard 8: Harvesting Timber and Other Management Activities
Indicator 8.1.3 Landowner should retain appropriate contracts or records for forest product harvests and other management activities to demonstrate conformance to the Standards.


What’s A Timber Sale Contract? What Landowners Need to Know

Your Timber Sale Contract (American Forest Foundation, My Land Plan)
Your timber sale contract is meant to protect you. It lays out the details of your agreement with your buyer and everyone’s responsibilities throughout the process, and it helps prevent miscommunications and misunderstandings. It’s essential to a successful harvest.

Timber Sale Contract Considerations

Sample Timber Sale Contract

Timber Contract

Why Do I Need a Contract?

What Kind of Services in Your Woods Need a Contract?

Site Preparation Contract Considerations

Contract Violations

Timber Sale Contract: Why a Written Contract is Necessary