Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc.

The forests of central Appalachia are unique in both the diversity of their ecosystems and the value of their commercial forest products. The forest is a financial asset as well as a dynamic, growing biological system.

Your forest is both a biological system and a financial asset to you and your heirs.

Sustainable production of forest benefits, both commercial and non-commercial, for forestland owners and their communities.

Confluence Forestry provides services to help woodland owners meet their personal objectives for deriving benefit from their forests. Our services are designed to respect every woodland and every woodland owner through the application of scientific forestry. Confluence Forestry and Land Management Services, Inc. is qualified through education and through years of in-the-field experience to assist the woodland owner.

About Us

Mike Skinner is the owner and president of Confluence Forestry and Land Management Services, Inc. He holds Bachelor and Master of Sciences degrees in Forestry from Virginia Tech. He also owns woodland in Virginia and West Virginia. For thirty-plus years he has gathered professional forestry experience working for state conservations agencies and industrial timber and wood procurement companies. His background also includes the management of a timber dealership field office. Mike works with farmers, absentee landowners and family heirship groups, and other woodland owners in managing their timber. Having worked as a professional, buying and selling timber and logs, he understands timber markets and timber sales.

Mike is also a licensed real estate agent who locates and evaluates rural properties, farms and forest lands for sale and purchase.

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of American Foresters
  • Virginia Forestry Association
  • West Virginia Forestry Association
  • Registered Forester #391 West Virginia
  • State and regional realtor associations

Contact Confluence Forestry & Land Management Services, Inc.

Michael Skinner
4530 Susannah Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia  24060
Phone: (540) 552-0411
Fax: (540) 552-0416


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Virginia

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