P O Box 5624, 3306 Giamanco Street Alexandria, Louisiana 71307

About Us


Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc assists landowners in all aspects of forest management activities.

Donald J. Baker and Melanie J Blanchard are the principals of Baker  principals of Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc., a forestry consulting firm which has been in business since 1986. The company manages forestland in 25 Louisiana parishes. Donald J. Baker, Melanie J. Blanchard, Edwin L. "Beau" Barnes, Jr., Robert J. Tassin are all degreed foresters with a combined 90+ years of experience post graduation. The synergy between these 2 companies uniquely qualified Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC to market forestland properties for clients or to assess forestland property for its suitability regarding acquisition when representing a client wishing to acquire a certain type of property. In connection with the marketing properties to be sold or searching for suitable properties for clients, Baker Agri-Forest Properties can provide in-house, detailed mapping of properties to be sold or acquired; locate properties; comment on access, property conditions & boundary lines; mark discernible exterior boundary lines when requested; carry out on ground acreage determinations with high precision GPS; carry out timber estimates & appraisals; generate forest management plans post timber estimates; carry out research regarding bare land values based on comparable sales, etc. Baker Agri-Forest Properties is well poised to provide a high degree of professional assistance to clients who decide to listproperty with us or engage us to assess or search for a property which could be acquired. Our knowledge and expertise with rural properties will definitely benefit our clientele.


Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc.

  • 1986
    Donald Baker began consulting forestry business.
  • 1997
    Business was incorporated to Baker Land & Timber Mgmt.
  • 1998
    Moved business office from house to Masonic Drive location.
  • 2006
    Office location was moved to 3306 Giamanco Street.
  • 2008
    Robert Tassin obtained Louisiana Real Estate.
  • 2010
    Melanie Blanchard obtained Louisiana Real Estate.
  • 2014
    Melanie Blanchard obtained broker's license

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