Costello Forestry Consulting, LLC

 

897 E. Pekin Rd.

Lebanon, OH 45036

(937) 284-2544 Office/Cell (513) 934-1376 Home

costelloforestry@gmail.com

 

Scott CostelloCF

 

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Services Provided:

 

1.     Timber Sales

2.     Timber Appraisals

3.     Timber Tax Basis Establishment

4.     Property Tax OFTL/CAUV Consulting

5.     Forest Inventory

6.     Financial Analysis

7.     Forest Management Plans

8.     Timber Trespass

9.     Invasive Species Management

10. Forest Health Assessment

11. Timber Stand Improvement (small jobs, non-herbicide only)

12. Small Woodlot Management

13. Management for Conservation Developments/ Farmland Preservation Plans

 

Main Service Area: Southwestern and West-central Ohio, East Inidana and Northern Kentucky

 

 

Costello Forestry Consulting, LLC provides services for all types of landowners, whether timber production is your main objective or not. Forestland can be managed for a multitude of objectives including wildlife habitat, biodiversity/wildflowers, ecosystem restoration, firewood production, as well as a number of recreational uses. Costello Forestry Consulting, LLC adheres to ethical guidelines and works strictly for the client. Services can be provided on an hourly basis or contractual bid, although timber sale services are generally based on commission. Unlike some consulting forestry companies, all services will be provided by an educated, qualified, experienced Certified Forester. When hiring Costello Forestry Consulting, LLC you can be assured you are hiring the expertise and reputation of Scott Costello.

 

Education

 

1995 - Bachelors of Science - Forest Management  University of Kentucky

 

1997 - Masters of Science - Forestry and Forest Products Virginia Tech (Thesis Option - Forest Economics)

 

Professional Forestry Experience

 

1994-1995 Research Assistant University of Kentucky

 

1995-1997 Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant Virginia Tech

 

1997 2000 Service Forester, State of Ohio  New Philadelphia - serving East-Central Ohio

 

1999 Temporary Forest Manager Hocking State Forest (May-July)

 

2000 2006 Service Forester, State of Ohio  Lebanon - serving Southwest Ohio

 

April 2006 Forestry Consultant/Owner Costello Forestry Consulting, LLC

 

Leadership/Recognitions

 

Certified Forester (#1020), Society of American Foresters (2001-Present)

 

Certified Tree Farm Inspector, American Tree Farm System (1998-2007)

 

2001 Society of American Foresters National Leadership Academy

 

2002/2003 Chair Elect & Chairman - Ohio Society of American Foresters

 

2001 Ohio Society of American Foresters Communicator Award

 

2002 Ohio Society of American Foresters Outstanding Member Award

 

2010 2022 Member Association of Consulting Foresters