Hurricane Michael’s category 5 force winds wreaked havoc on the forestland in the panhandle of Florida, Southwest Georgia, and Southeast Alabama. The chaos that followed left landowners across the region wondering what to do next. As consultants, we scrambled to secure opportunities to salvage what was left of our clients’ long-term investments, realizing the impossibility of getting to all the damaged wood in the region. As the state and federal legislatures deliberated about how to provide assistance, several agencies offered relief and/or direction on how to proceed. See the links below for important information pertaining to relief programs.