Gary Hermann
Bobcat Forestry
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442 Dandridge Rd
Walterboro, SC 29488
United States
Phone: 843-893-7426
Mobile: 843-893-7426
Service Area:
Southeastern South Carolina
I offer management plan prescriptive services, plan formulation. writing and implementation. Timber sale setup, timber marking, harvesting oversight, and sales administration. I also offer turnkey site preparation, chemical and mechanical, and reforestation services. I also do small prescribe burning jobs.
Bachelor of Science - Botany/Plant Biology - 1972 ,Ohio University, Athens, OH
Master of Forest Management - 1974, Duke University, Durham, NC
Forty plus years of professional experience with Westvaco, MeadWestvaco, and KapStone Paper in their award winning Cooperative Forest Management (CFM) program. Duties in the program included management plan composition, timber sales setup and administration; timber harvesting, site preparation- mechanical and chemical; reforestation - natural and artificial; herbicide prescriptions; silvicultural contractor oversight; prescribe burning; GPS, and digital map making. As my career advanced, titles changed, but job responsibilities remained much the same. Supervised 3-4 other foresters and technicians, including management oversight of nearly 150,000 acres; also was responsible for administration of the entire assistance program and a proprietary computerized database, that I assisted in designing. Proficient in various computer programs, including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and several publically available growth and yield programs.
Success story:
During my industrial career, I had the honor to work with and nominate six landowner clients who won the South Carolina State Tree Farmer of the Year title. Two went on to win the regional Tree Farmer of the Year and one earned the National Tree Farmer of the Year title in 2000.
Services Offered
Enjoy It
  • Wildlife habitat improvement
  • Wildlife habitat assessment
  • Aesthetic enhancements (timber stand improvement)
Protect It
  • Marking boundaries
  • Natural disaster damage assessment
Make it Healthy
  • Timber stand improvement
  • Tree planting
  • Forest health survey and appraisal
  • Prescribed burns
Profit From It
  • Management plan
  • Timber sale administration
  • Inventory
  • Assessment
  • Timber stand improvement
  • Forest certification
  • Appraisal and valuation
Map It
  • GIS mapping
  • Society of American Foresters Certified Forester
Training / qualifications
  • American Tree Farm System Tree Farm Inspector
  • South Carolina Registered Forester - #587
  • Georgia Registered Forester - #1291
  • SC Prescribed Fire Manager
  • Private Pesticide Applicator - P40015017