Professional Forestry Services since 1979
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Mellette Forestry Group offers the practical application of biological, physical, quantitative, managerial, economic, and social-policy principles to the management and conservation of our clients' forests. We assist landowner's in achieving their specific goals and objectives while maintaining the productivity of the forest.

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Mellette Forestry Group combines over 30 years of land surveying experience with the most up-to-date technology such as GPS and GIS to provide our clients with the most accurate and cost-effective surveying services available. Our surveying services include boundary surveys, ALTA/ACSM surveys, and topographic mapping.

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Morgan Mellette's MAI designation (Member of Appraisal Institute) ensures that clients of Mellette Forestry Group will have objective, impartial, and unbiased opinions about the value of their forest property. Mellette has provided valuation assistance to those who own, manage, sell, invest in, and/or lend money on the security of real estate.

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Mellette Forestry

Morgan Mellette established his forestry consulting firm in 1979, which later became Mellette Forestry Group, LLC, in early 2005. A professional forester, appraiser, and land surveyor with over 40 years’ experience, Morgan has provided a variety of forest management services to clients throughout the southeast. Mellette Forestry Group’s experience includes:

  • Timber and timberland appraisals
  • Forest management plans
  • Conservation easement appraisal
  • Timber marking and timber sales
  • Insect/disease/storm damage surveys
  • Wildlife management
  • Invasive species control
  • Reforestation
  • Expert witness for litigation involving appraisals, forestry, and surveying
  • Forest Investment Analysis
  • GIS Surveying and mapping