Norman McRae

Columbia Timber Company is a timber dealer and land management company utilizing professional foresters and state-of-the-art computerized technology to assist clients with land management. Jib Davidson and Norman McRae have developed a Timber Investment Program (TIP) that successfully integrates established financial analysis techniques with traditional forest management techniques.

Graduating in 1982 from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources and Conservation, Norman began his forestry career working for the Florida Division of Forestry as a Forest Ranger. After being promoted to County Forester, and subsequently to Forest Area Supervisor for the Division, Norman went to work for F&W Forestry Services in 1986 as the Branch Manager. In this capacity, he performed land and timber appraisals, wrote and administered wildlife and land management plans. 

In 1987, Norman joined Jib Davidson at Florida Forestry Services Company. As a Forest Management Specialist, he performed timber appraisals, timber market analysis, authored and administered forest management plans, timber sales, reforestation, site preparation, growth and soil studies, timber and timberland acquisitions and sales, hardwood control, thinning, control burning, hunting lease evaluations.

When Columbia Timber Company was born in 1989, Norman added timber harvesting and thinning to his arsenal of skills. Norman specializes in forest operations, primarily timber harvesting, thinning, road building, logging supervision and reforestation activities. Norman is a Certified Forester and Master Logger and Licensed Florida Real Estate Salesperson and holds memberships in the Florida Forestry Association, American Forest Institute Tree Farm Program, and International Society of Arboriculture. 


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Columbia Timber Company
Operations Forester
4424 NW 13th Street
Suite C-2
Gainesville, Florida  32609
Toll Free: (800) 344-1473
Fax: (352) 378-7295


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