Timber Buyers in Southeast Michigan

Sam Tucker : Timber Buyer

Serving Cass, St. Joseph, Branch, Berrien, Van Buren, Calhoun

Sam was born in Coldwater, Michigan. With the except of one year in Florida, he has resided here most of his life. Sam now lives in Quincy with his wife and children. In his free time Sam enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening and woodworking. He is a “country boy” at heart. Sam learned about trees from his father, who was a timber buyer. Sam has always enjoyed the peace and tranquility of being in the forest, and has a deep appreciation for trees. He knows that if used sustainably, trees are a renewable resource with many applications.

Sam was a logger from 1995-2006. He completed the Soren Erickson Game of Logging – Logger Certification in 1996. And in 2001 he completed Sustainable Forestry Initiative Classes. Sam joined the Timber Procurement Team at Tri-County Logging in 2012. Sam believes that good communication with landowners is essential to help them to achieve their goals, both financially and for the future growth of their woodlot. Building long term relationships with landowners results in optimum timber management.

If you are considering a woodlot harvest or have a question about the condition of your forest, please contact Sam today at 517-227-4421.


Dear Valued Customer,

This morning, Governor Gretchen Whitmer Issued an executive order of a statewide lockdown to take effect across the state of Michigan effective tomorrow March 24 evening at 12:01 AM. This marks a sharp but necessary escalation in Michigan's response and effort to contain the coronavirus. It is an unprecedented order, one that we take seriously and understand its purpose.

After reviewing the details of the order, it has become clear to us that the state intends for critical supply chains to remain open. The listed supply chains includes: "workers who support the manufacture and distribution of forest products, including, but not limited to timber, paper, and wood products". With this information we have mad the decision to keep Hardwoods of Michigan (HMI) operating and open for business.

These are incredibly trying times. HMI committed to doing everything in our power to keep our employees and customers safe. We look forward to continuing to serve you despite the difficult circumstances. Thank you.

Bog Vogel


President HMI