Forestry Division

“For more than 2 decades, Ward Timber has handled all of my land management and timber needs. They are the trusted leader in the timber industry in Northeast Texas.” -James S., Atlanta, Texas

With a combined total of more than 300 years of forestry experience, Ward Timber LTD. has a well-earned reputation for providing the most experienced, professional forestry services in the entire 4 states region. Ward Timber is proud to be an active partner in the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Program. The FSC mission is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests with the goal of meeting current needs for forest products without compromising the health of the world’s forests for future generations. Ward Timber’s forestry services include the procurement of land and timber as well as a broad range of other land management activities. Contact one of our foresters today at 903-756-7700 or via email for a personal consultation:

MARK WILSON, HEAD FORESTER

Mark.wilson@wardtimber.com

Mark has over 39 years of forestry related experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Mississippi State University. Mark is a member of the Texas Forestry Association as well as a former board member. He also holds a Pro Logger Certification.

JIMMY RUSHING, FORESTER

Jimmy.rushing@wardtimber.com

Jimmy has over 38 years of forestry related experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Arkansas – Monticello. He also serves as the Secretary of Chapter 1, Texas Logging Council and is a member of the Texas Forestry Association and Society of American Foresters. Jimmy also holds a Pro Logger Certification.

LANCE CHILDRESS, FORESTER AND LEASE MANAGER

lance@wardtimber.com

Lance has over 25 years of forestry related experience. Lance is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Forestry. He also holds a Pro Logger Certification.

THOMAS PARNELL, FORESTER

Thomas.parnell@wardtimber.com

Thomas has over 34 years of forestry related experience. He is a graduate of the Forest Technician Program at the University of Arkansas – Hope (formally Red River Vocational Technical School). Thomas is the former owner of Parnell Forestry and Dozier Service, LLC. and holds a Pro Logger Certification.