Forestry and Wildlife Programs

Located in the heart of the Sequatchie Valley, Sequatchie County is rich in natural beauty and resources. Of the 176,240 acres in Sequatchie County, 130,600 acres are forested, that’s 77% of the county. This large area brings in between $1,600,000 (stumpage) to $4,500,000 (delivered) per year. The Mission of the University of Tennessee is to provide researched-based information to residents and landowners in Sequatchie County.

  • Use the advice and services of a professional forester.
  • Click here for a list of Professional Foresters in Tennessee
  • Have a forest management plan prepared for your land.  (The plan should tell you what you have, what you need to do, and when you need to do it)
  • Reforest all of your idle or cut-over forestlands.
  • Use good marketing techniques when you sell timber.
  • Become familiar with timber tax laws.
  • Be an active manager of your forestland.

Contact Infroamtion

Sheldon Barker Profile Page
Sheldon Barker
Ext Agent III & Co Dir, Sequatchie County