General Information

General Information

The Forestland Group licenses hunting rights on its managed land through a three year licensing program. Each tract of land is mapped and individually designated as a Recreational License Unit (RLU) for identification purposes. An agreement price is assigned to each RLU based on such factors as: number of acres and regional markets. Properties available for license are shown on county-level maps, according to state. Simply select a state from the Available Areas at left to begin searching for properties, and viewing topographical maps. Hunting privileges are licensed to hunt clubs who agree to The Forestland Group’s Terms and Conditions. Those currently holding licenses with The Forestland Group have first option to renew their agreement. In the event a current license holder chooses not to renew for a given year, or if the RLU becomes available otherwise, it may be added to the Available Areas site at a fixed price or for general bidding. Who Do I Pay? HUNTING LICENSE agreement checks should be written to the HEARTWOOD FORESTLAND FUND as listed on the front of the agreement. CAMP SITE agreement checks should be written to the entity listed as the licensor on the front of the agreement. Where Do I Send the Payment? HUNTING LICENSE payments should be sent to the appropriate address identified under section 11.05 of the agreement. CAMP SITE payments should be sent to the Wellsboro, PA address as shown on the second page of the agreement.

Rayonier licenses exclusive hunting rights on its land through an annual bidding process. Each tract of land is mapped and individually designated as a Recreational License Unit (RLU) for identification purposes. A minimum price is assigned to each RLU based on such factors as: number of acres, habitat quality, variety and number of game species, presence of water, and proximity to population centers.

Properties available for license are shown on county-level maps, according to state. Simply select a state from the at left to begin searching for properties, and viewing topographical maps.

Hunting and recreational access is generally licensed for a period of one year to hunt clubs who agree to Rayonier’s Terms and Conditions. Those currently holding licenses with Rayonier have first option to renew their agreement before it is offered for general bidding.

Interested to bid on available RLUs? You must create an account before you can participate in the bidding process.


Important Dates for 2008


Existing License Renewal and Payment
May 31, 2008 - 12:00 noon EST

Payment and both copies of the signed license agreements must be received by this date and time. Send materials to the address specified in your license agreement. Hunting rights for any RLUs not renewed by this date and time will become available for online bidding by the public on June 15, 2008.

Bidding Opens for 2008-2009 Season
June 15, 2008, 12:01 a.m. EST
August 5, 2008, 9:01 p.m. PST (Washington State Only)


Bidding Closes for 2008-2009 Season
August 25, 2008, 8:59 p.m. PST (Washington State Only)


New License Agreements and Payment Due (for successful bidders)
August 22, 2008, 12:00 noon EST
September 5, 2008, 12:00 noon PST (Washington State Only)

Payment and both copies of the signed license agreements must be received by this date and time. Send materials to the address specified in your license agreement.