The Town of Hartford is offering standing timber for bid from the Hartford Town Forest (HTF). The sale is made up of marked timber on 49.5 acres and includes approximately 116 MBF total and 294 cord of fuelwood/pulpwood.
Bids are due Tuesday, September 7th at 4:00 p.m. in the Town Managers Office at the Hartford Town Hall, 171 Bridge St. WRJ. Interested bidders must attend the bid showing at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 23rd at the HTF Trailhead Parking Area at the end of Reservoir Road. To register for the bid showing or if you have questions, contact Windsor/Orange County Forester A.J. Follensbee, email@example.com
HTF Directions: From Route 4 near the I-89, Exit 1 (Quechee) turn onto Center of Town Rd, turn onto Kings Highway & proceed ½ mile. Turn right on Reservoir Rd. Follow to end at the Trailhead Parking Area.
Since the HTF is a sensitive recreational area, a forwarder will be required to move material from stump to landing. Winter 21/22 operation on frozen ground required. This will be a lump sum sale. Chipping will not be allowed. Part of the sale will include a 4.3 acre wildlife patch cut of mature early successional hardwoods. There is no established landing. One must be built. A haul road approx. 200’ must be built. A new skid trail approx. 1,750’ must be built.
For a copy of the RFP, click here