Mac Baughman

Mac Baughman

Newkirk Forestry and Land Management, LLC
Certified Forester/Principal

Mac brings 28 years of forest management experience to Newkirk. During his industrial forest management career, he held a variety of positions. As a District Forester, Mac was directly responsible for the day to day activities on 80,000 acres of forest land. As the Timber Sales Manager, he was responsible for marketing all products sold to outside mills from both fee and non-fee lands in South Carolina. The annual timber sales budget was 10,000 acres and over 1,000,000 tons. As the Manager of Land Acquisition and Sales, Mac was responsible for the sale of over 300,000 acres generating proceeds of over $500,000,000. As the Regional Wildlife Biologist, he was responsible for the wildlife management research program. Mac oversaw the research of more than 10 graduate students who were conducting research on neotropical song birds, herps, small mammals, bats, deer, and wild turkey. He also managed the harvest data from over 350 hunt clubs. Mac managed the endangered species program and helped write the first state wide Safe Harbor Program in the nation for the management of red-cockaded woodpeckers.

The Wildlife Society (Certified Wildlife Biologist)
Licensed South Carolina Forester #1392
Society of American Foresters (Certified Forester)

When he isn’t working, Mac enjoys spending time with his wife Susan, their son Hunter and daughter Kinsey. Spending most of his free time outdoors, Mac enjoys trap shooting, cooking on his Big Green Egg, hunting and fishing.

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