Environmental Responsibility

Gutchess Lumber has been practicing sustainable forestry for over a century. When your business depends on the forests, practicing environmentally responsible forestry and using science based proven methods is just common sense.  To view our Sustainability Verification Certificate issued to us by the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) click here.

Today Gutchess Lumber owns tens of thousands of acres of forests in the heart of prime northern hardwoods country of New York and Pennsylvania. We selectively harvest forests on 15 to 30 year cycles, maintaining the health of the forest and improving the quality of the timber stands. Our product offering of ten hardwood species grow in mixed hardwood forests on well drained sites which naturally regenerate.

We also offer Forestry Stewardship Council certified lumber

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