Gavin L. Wilson

I have been a practicing professional forester for 17 years. While I attended the University of Kentucky Department of Forestry, I worked as an arborist in Lexington Kentucky with Michler Tree Specialists, where I was responsible for tree care and maintenance, herbicide and pesticide application, and tree disease diagnosis. Upon my graduation in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science, I spent a summer working for Mead Paper Corp. as a forest intern in their reforestation program, where I was responsible for overseeing the planting of over 500,000 seedlings in one year. Upon the expiration of my internship, I served the Kentucky Division of Forestry, where I was a Senior Forester in Mayfield, Kentucky, as well as Chief Forester in Morehead, Kentucky. I was responsible for administering the Kentucky Forest Stewardship Program, where I personally wrote over 150 Forest Stewardship Plans, oversaw hundreds of acres of timber harvesting,which I marked personally, and the planting of over 1000 acres of new tree plantations. I was further charged with marking stands for timber stand improvement, as well as direct fire suppression. In 1996, I left public service for the private sector, working as Timber Procurement Superintendent for Kentucky Veneer & Plywood Corp., Columbia Kentucky Corporation, and Forest Products Inc. In this capacity, I was responsible for accurate timber valuation, followed by purchase, harvest, and reclamation. I know what its like to "put my money where my mouth is"! I was also responsible for all aspects of regulatory compliance, contractual negotiation, and sale retirement on the lands of private landowners. I received a Masters in Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2004, and am the only private consultant in Kentucky with this credential, as well as being an SAF Certified Forester and a candidate member of the Kentucky Association of Consultant Foresters.

Wilson Forestry is dedicated to providing professional consultant forestry services of the highest quality to assure continued benefits of vigorous, high value timber, and quality outdoor recreation, while maintaining excellent aesthetics. We are further committed to applying the highest ethical and professional standards in all our activities, which reinforces our commitment to our customer's satisfaction and peace of mind.

Contact Gavin L. Wilson

Contact Gavin L. Wilson

Wilson Forestry, LLC
426 Bentley Rd
London, Kentucky  40744
Phone: (606) 545-2578


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