Specifications include, but are not limited to: Package approximately 600 boxes longleaf containerized seedlings and 980 loblolly containerized seedlings from plastic trays with 334 seedlings per box. Seedling will be removed from trays in field (requires two men) unplugged and packaged in boxes. Requires 7- 10 workers.
B Lift approximately 315,000 Linear Bed Feet of Loblolly, Shortleaf and Virginia pine. Note: 1 - 5 million of the lifted seedlings may be transported from Garland Gray Forestry Center to Augusta Forestry Center for processing. This process will require a nearly full time lifting crew of at least seven workers with two of the people following the lifter and picking up any uplifted trees.
C Cull, process and package (By weight) 26-32 million Loblolly Pine seedlings.
D Count, process and package 3-5 million Loblolly and Shortleaf pine.
Work is to begin at Garland Gray Forestry Center on January 6, 2020, weather permitting.
Augusta Forestry Center
Process and package (By weight) approximately 1 - 3 million loblolly pine seedlings.
Count, process and package approximately 2- 3 million Eastern White Pine, Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine and Loblolly Pine seedlings.
Count, process and package approximately 250,000 – 350,000 Shortleaf and Virginia pine.
D. Count, process and package approximately 1,000,000 or more of various hardwoods.