Forest Worker Spotlight: Jason Watkins

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Forestry Worker Spotlight

Author: Jordan Littrell

Feb 17, 2024

Want to play with big toys all day? See how Jason started his own business with operating heavy equipment in the woods. 

Meet Jason Watkins— a Master Logger doing business in and around Hendersonville.

Jason is a self-made forestry professional, having started his own logging business following high school. His training started with a chainsaw and has worked up to operating heavy equipment, allowing him to serve customers at a larger scale.

For 8 years, Jason has enjoyed the freedom of making his own schedule and working in nature. Working as his own boss, he emphasized the importance of "doing what needs to be done". Jason has developed trust and loyalty from his customers for having this mentality.

Jason Watkins leads an exciting career in forestry. No one day looks the same in this line of work, and he is proud of the work he does for his customers and the forest.

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