Dr. Steven Bick, ACF CF






Steve Bick is consulting forester and principal in Northeast Forests, LLC.  He holds a Ph.D. in Forest Management and Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  Steve is an adjunct professor in the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management at SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry.  He is the author of six books on forestry and conservation.   A member of the Association of Consulting Foresters, he is also an SAF Certified Forester.  As a trained forest economist, he is the source of expert advice on timberlands investments, stumpage appraisal, income and property taxes, Forest Tax Law enrollment and compliance, and conservation easement design.


Steve has extensive professional experience working with private forest landowners.  In addition to his direct role in timber management operations on many large properties, he has provided long-term planning to meet the varied and multiple goals for family and community forest, as well as investors and educational groups. 


In 2006, Steve was fortunate to be named a Lone Mountain Fellow by the Property & Environment Research Center in Bozeman, MT.  He continues to visit PERC each year.


Steve has been has designed and taught continuing education programs for landowners, loggers and foresters since 1994, travelling extensively throughout the northeast region.  Steve served as Project Manager for the Hardwood Value Improvement Project.  This important endeavor is funded by the US Forest Service.   The goal of the program is to improve the value recovery in the production of hardwood logs across the entire hardwood sawtimber producing region of the US.


Steve is available for projects that help families, businesses and associations in the stewardship of natural resources.






Vita of Steven Bick