THOM KINNEY- Forester/Natural Resource Management Specialist

Services Offered:– Complete forest, wildlife, and land management services including: timber marking and sales, timber inventories and appraisals, timber taxation consultations, forest and wildlife management plans, timber stand improvement and mechanical tree planting programs. Qualified ATFS Inspector. NRCS Technical Service Provider. Licensed category II commercial pesticide applicator. Fully insured general liability and workers compensation.

Academic Training:– BSF, Purdue University, 1975-Forest  Management.
  – Practicing Foresters Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina 1998
  – Timber Tax Seminar for Foresters, Purdue University 2000
  – Land-Use Planning for Foresters, US Forest Service, 1983.
  – Numerous continuing education courses dealing with a wide variety of natural resource management topics.

Professional Experience:
– Forest and land management consultant. President of Multi-Resource Management,
       a consulting firm dealing with forest and natural resource management.

  – District Forester for Indiana Department of Natural Resources / Division of Forestry

– 40 years working with private woodland owners in Indiana

Organization and Committee Memberships:– National Association of Consulting Foresters
- Indiana Association of Consulting  Foresters
- Indiana Forest & Woodland Owners Association
- Indiana Tree Farm Committee
- Past District 11 Tree Farm Chairman-Friends of Patoka River NWR (Board Member)-Indiana Forest Educational Foundation (Board Member).