UConn Forest Firewood

The UConn Forest Crew sells firewood to the public for $175 a cord plus a delivery fee depending on distance. Our firewood is sustainably harvested from one of our forest tracts or research sites. The forest crew will stack the firewood for an extra charge of $25. Please contact Tom Worthley at or 860.345.5232 to place your order for the season. Thank you for your business. Every dollar goes back to the UConn Forest account to help in our forest management projects. 

firewood stacked

Firewood cut, split, stacked and seasoning for 2017 customers.

Lumber from UConn Forest

The UConn Forest Crew operates a small portable sawmill and at times when just a few trees might be harvested or logs might be salvaged we mill our own lumber to sell to the local community or to use for various projects. Much of our lumber is also dried in a student-designed-and-built solar-powered dry kiln. There is usually an assortment of boards available from various species such as oak, maple, ash, birch, hickory and pine, in various widths, lengths and thicknesses.

Lumber-making is always a learning experience! Because the logs are milled by a student crew, sometimes the boards do not come out entirely perfect. These misfits - the crooked, cracked, and slightly warped - can be found in the mix. We like to think these boards will be adopted by artists who will transform their imperfections into something beautiful.

Our lumber is priced beginning at $1.50 per board foot, regardless of species (Wider, higher grade boards, specialty boards with figure and full-width slabs are priced higher). Avaible species include black birch, red oak, white oak, red maple, sugar maple, American elm, white ash and white pine. Contact:  Tom Worthley at 860.345.5232 or As with our firewood, every dollar we generate by selling our lumber goes to support UConn Forest management activities. Thank you.  

Milling logs in wood yard

Forest Crew members Lauren and Alanna mill a small larch log at the wood yard.

Products Gallery

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Production Gallery

truck moving logs in a forestwoman working the UConn sawmill in the forestwood in the sawmill in UConn Forestlumber stacked up