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Paul Jacobs, Forestry Management Technology Graduate

Paul Jacobs is a Forest Technician in the Forestry and Land Management Division of Sabine & Waters. He is proficient in the application of various forest and land management techniques including forest inventory, timber cruising, forest data collection, species identifications, growth and volume measurements, prescribed fire, and wildlife habitat management. Mr. Jacobs assists clients with hunt lease contracts, timber sales oversight, logging supervision and property management recommendation.

Paul JacobsMr. Jacobs is responsible for monitoring, accounting, and timely completion of inventory procedures throughout the Division. He is enrolled and will obtain his certification this fall as a South Carolina Certified Prescribed Fire Manager.

Major clientele includes:

  •     National Timber Companies
  •     Industry
  •     Private Landowners
  •     Lending Institutions
  •     Attorneys


  • AA, Forest Management Technology (Forest Business Emphasis)
  • AA, Forest Management Technology (Wildlife Management Emphasis)
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Professional Accreditation

  • Certified Prescribed Fire Manager, # 1559, South CarolinaSabine & Waters
  • Certified American Forest & Paper Association’s Sustainable Forestry Initiative
  • SC TOP Logger #3111
  • South Carolina Real Estate License, License No. 56953


  • Wildlife Society
  • South Carolina Forestry Association
  • Tricounty Forestry Association

Learn more about the Forestry Management Technology Program at HGTC