Richard Cole

Richard returned to work with Burns Forestry in 2003. We are proud to once again have him on our staff. Richard’s qualifications include:

  • 1980 - Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas.
  • 1980 - 1987. Forester, Burns Forestry. Supervised timber sales, harvesting contract compliance, and timber appraisal.  Trained new forestry employees and supervised management service crew (tree planting, TSI boundary line work, timber marketing, etc.)
  • 1987-2003. Assistant District Forester (Crockett District), Management Forester (Lufkin District), and District Forester (Crockett District, Ace District), Louisiana - Pacific. Corporation.  Most recent job assignment included management of 55,000 acres of industrial forest land in four counties and 12,000 acres of private land in the Landowner Assistance program, implementation of compliance procedures for sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) certification of corporate lands, and GIS database construction.
  • 2003 - present. Senior Forester, Burns Forestry Management of all forestry activities, including timber sales and appraisals, landowner assistance, GIS, litigation, timber taxation, and timber management plans.

Contact Richard Cole

Contact Richard Cole

Senior Forester
Burns Forestry
P.O. Box 1227
310 North Fifth Street
Crockett, Texas  75835
Phone: 936-544-3622
Fax: 936-544-7415


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