Rick Gates, R.F. Updated:11/2016

Rick attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry Management with minor studies in the fields of Agronomy and Wildlife Biology.

In January of 2005, after acquiring over 20 years of experience in the field of forestry including such areas as timber procurement, timber management, harvest supervision, title research, timber volume estimation, timber marking, GPS and ArcView 9.3  mapping work, certified forestry expert witness and more, Rick became a partner at Diehl, Russell & Gates Forestry.

Diehl & Gates Forestry L.L.C. was founded with the goal of providing comprehensive and independent forestry services to our clients that allow for optimal production and financial results. Utilizing effective timber management practices and a professional bid process, we provide maximum yields on timber sales. Our fee is a small percentage of the sale, making us a partner with you in ensuring that bids received are at the highest level possible. With a collective 50+ years of professional experience at work for you, our team’s singular goal is to bring more value to your investment.



Contact Rick Gates, R.F.

Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC
2285 Benton Rd
Bossier City, LA  71111
Phone: 318-742-7008
Cell Phone: (318) 465-5713
Fax: (318) 742-7022

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