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Average Rates and Fees by Service Category
Rates are based on actual invoices from 2013 to 2015.  Individual job rates vary and contracts supersede any prices listed here.  For general reference only, updated sporadically.
 Forest Management Service Fees
ServiceAvg. Rates
Initial Visit and Consult
$70
General Consulting
$35/hr
Management Plans
$325+ acre fee
Timber Marking
$55-80/ac
Timber Cruising
$4.50-9.00/ac
Forest Appraisals
Call
Tree Planting Admin.
$3.00-9.00/ac
Boundary Marking
$0.04-0.08/ft
Commission Sales
6 -12%
Sale Admin. Quotes
Free
Tree Identification Tags
$2.00/stem
Educational Programs
Varies



Prescribed Burning Operations*
Burn Type
LowHigh
Minimum Day (<10ac)
$350
$500
Hazard Reduction
 $22/ac$32/ac
Wildlife Habitat
$18/ac
$26/ac
Site Preparation
$32/ac
$45/ac
Dozer Fireline Install
 $0.08/ft$0.14/ft
Handline Construct
$0.05/ft
$0.09/ft
Dozer Standby
$175
$300



*Ranges dependent on unit size, infrastructure, fuel type, location, burn frequency, etc.

Natural Resource & Wildlife Concerns
ActivityService 1
Initial Visit and Consult
$70.00
Habitat Consulting
$35/hour
Shrub Planting
$2.50/stem
NWSG/Wildflower Planting
 $55/acre



 Wood & Lumber Products Consults
Service
Rate
Travel Time
$25-$35/hr 
MileageFederal Rate
Process Consult
$40-$70/hr
Grader Training
$30-$50/hr
Equipment Eval.
$300+
Finders Fee
 2-6%
Lumber Appraisal
Call