Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall currently works as a Harvest Manager for The Weyerhaeuser Company in the Southern Timberlands, Mississippi/Alabama Region, Columbus Mississippi Area. His job is to facilitate the safe and sustainable harvest of timber from lands we own and manage to meet volume agreements at internal and third-party mills. Prior to accepting his Harvest Manager role, Taylor was a Resource Forester, a trainee position, in Columbus and administered both harvesting and silviculture contracts. He also completed a forestry summer internship with Plum Creek in Fordyce, AR between my undergrad and Master’s work. In 2017 Taylor completed his Master of Science in Forestry at Mississippi State University under Dr. Andy Ezell. Working out of the silviculture lab he completed his thesis on artificial oak regeneration comparing performance of two oak species and three planting stocks on Hurricane Katrina damaged lands in south Mississippi. Combining coursework from his BS and MS he was able to obtain his Geospatial and Remote Sensing Certificate from MSU as well. Taylor graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Forestry with a concentration Wildlife Management from Mississippi State University in 2014, and was inducted into the Xi Sigma Pi Honor Society, Alpha Theta Chapter in 2014.

Taylor is a Register Forester through the State of Mississippi, an Associate Wildlife Biologist through The Wildlife Society, and Professional Logging Manager through Mississippi State University Extension Service. He lives in Columbus, MS with his wife, Christina, and a Boykin spaniel, Waylon. Taylor is an avid hunter, angler, and wild game cook, and likes to dabble in gardening and tending fruit trees and bushes, and general outdoor activities.