Western Forest Systems, Inc.last updated: June 2015

Services Provided:

  • Conifer tree seedling products
  • Christmas trees
  • Genetic tree improvement
  • Herbicides
  • Insect and disease identification and control (pesticides and insecticides)
  • Logging, engineering, including road layout
  • Forestland management, including silvicultural practices & stand management
  • Marketing & trade promotion (log export)
  • Non-industrial private forestry
  • Reproduction surveys
  • Timber inventory and appraisal
  • Tree planting and reforestation
  • Taxation
  • Urban forestry
  • Wood utilization, including harvesting and milling


  • Richard Schaefer III - B.S. Forest Resources Management, University of Idaho, 1969.
  • Richard M. Schaefer IV - Forest Products Business Management, University of Idaho, 1992.

Certificates, Licenses, Professional Memberships:

  • SAF


  • over 30 years of seedling growing and forestry experience. 

Contact Western Forest Systems, Inc.

Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer
3731 15th St
Lewiston, Idaho  83501-5869
Phone: (208) 743-0147
Fax: (208) 746-0791


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Nez Perce County, Idaho

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