About Us

About Us

Morgan Mellette established his forestry consulting firm in 1979, which became Mellette Forestry Group, LLC, in early 2005. A professional forester, appraiser, and land surveyor with over 30 years experience, Morgan has provided a variety of forest management services to clients throughout the southeast. His experience includes timber and timberland appraisals, forest management plans, timber sales, timber marking, insect and disease surveys, wildlife management, invasive species control, reforestation, expert witness for litigation involving forestry and land surveying, forestry investment analysis, and surveying and mapping.

Morgan Mellette

Mellette earned a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management from Clemson University and has completed work in a Masters of Forestry degree from Duke University. Additionally, he has trained at Duke in forest appraisal and report writing, and has completed over 150 hours of continuing education credits within a three year time period, a feat that earned him Continuing Forestry Education accolades from the Society of American Foresters.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Registered Forester in Georgia and South Carolina
  2. Certified Real Estate Appraiser in Georgia
  3. Member of Appraisal Institute (MAI)
  4. Registered Land Surveyor in Georgia and South Carolina
  5. Member of Society of American Foresters
  6. Member of Association of Consulting Foresters (Past President, Georgia Chapter)

Associates of Mellette Forestry

Jack Catlin

Jack began his career in forestry in 1978 after graduating with honors from Michigan Technological University with a B.S. in Forest Management. He has extensive timber sale, cruising, and forest product merchandising experience helping both buyers and sellers, using strong negotiating skills. He bought and sold timber for Continental Can, Federal Paper Board, and International Paper. Jack managed five logging crews from 1998-2007, directing the layout and construction of roads and stream crossings for Catlin Forestry Services, LLC. 
Jack is a registered forester in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and has his Real Estate License in Georgia allowing him to expand his forestry experience with timberland sales.
Jack is currently certified in Prescribed Burning by the Georgia Forestry Commission. He has extensive expertise with over 200 experiences directing and using fire as a tool in site prep and controlled burning and wildfire management. Familiarity with mechanical and chemical site preparation and reforestation has allowed him to provide landowners with America's only natural renewable resource, trees.

Zac Miller

 Zac has a B.S. in Geology from Tulane University (2005) in New Orleans, a M.S. in Space Studies from American Military University (2010) and served in the U.S. Army (2005-2008) stationed primarily at Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. Zac has taught GIS at Gainesville State College since 2010 and taught at the Da Vinci Academy at South Hall Middle School for the 2010-2011 school year teaching students science, programming and geospatial technology skills.

For more information on Mellette Forestry Group, or to inquire about services, contact us today.