Portland and Roseburg, Ore. (November 18, 2021) – Today, Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. (MB&G) announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Barnes & Associates, a natural resources consulting and management firm headquartered in Roseburg, Ore., effective January 1, 2022.
With this merger, more than 10 employees will join the MB&G team. The new team of employees will bring in new forest management business, expand MB&G’s land management capabilities, and increase the company’s consulting work for small to midsize forest landowners throughout Oregon.
“We are excited to welcome the Barnes & Associates team members to our team. Our unified company brings two great forestry teams together to create a top land management and consulting group,” said Roger Lord, president of MB&G. “MB&G has long admired Barnes & Associates leadership, their firm’s commitment to top-notch service, experienced employees, and its cohesive team dynamic. We believe the combined company will offer robust contractor relationships and pooled resources to better serve existing and future clients.”
The owners of Barnes & Associates, Rick and Audrey Barnes, said, “We chose MB&G because we deeply respect the owners, the outstanding reputation they have built, and the company culture they have nurtured. MB&G is the best choice to take care of our employees and clients thanks to MB&G’s 100-year-old history and award-winning service.”
MB&G will now have complementary office locations in Oregon, including in Portland, Scio, Eugene, Roseburg and North Bend, in addition to its offices in California, Virginia and Colorado.
About MB&G – Headquartered in Portland, Ore., Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. (MB&G) is a leading natural resources consulting firm concentrating in three primary disciplines: forestry, environmental and geospatial services. Founded in 1921 by David Townsend Mason, MB&G continues to provide science-based solutions to natural resources challenges. MB&G has offices in Oregon, California, Virginia and Colorado, and is ranked as one of the top environmental firms in Oregon by the Portland Business Journal. For more information on MB&G, please visit www.masonbruce.com