Gary Ellingson

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  • November 4, 2014

Professional Memberships and Awards:

  • Association of Consulting Foresters of America
  • Society of American Foresters


Bachelor of Science; 1983, Forest Resource Management, University of Montana, Missoula MT
Associate of Applied Science; 1979, Forest Technology, College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Syracuse NY

Professional Experience:

Mr. Ellingson is the area forester for Northwest Management, Inc.’s Helena office. His responsibilities include all areas of forest management, working with private non-industrial landowners as well as industrial, state and federal agencies. His primary responsibilities include writing Forest Management Plans as well as Forest Stewardship Plans, timber sale preparation and administration, hazard management, log marketing and timber inventory and evaluation.

Mr. Ellingson is responsible for preparing the bid prospectus for all the private timber sales in the area. Included in this package is a description of the silvicultural treatment, the species harvested by volume and diameter and location of the sale unit. The package includes a series of maps to assist log buyers with locating the sale area. He closes the sale packages and evaluates the bids to determine the best net return for the landowners.

Northwest Management, Inc. opened an office in Missoula, Montana on April 16th, 2001. On February 1, 2003, we moved that office to Helena, Montana.