News Timmins man pleads guilty to illegal logging SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, May. 26th, 2016 A Timmins man is pleading guilty to illegally harvesting trees without a forest resource license. A conservation officer saw logging southwest of Timmins in April. The man charged was responsible for the logging operation, which includes using heavy equipment to pull over 200 trees from the Crown forest. They were mainly white Cedar, used for a log building and a deck. He was charged just over $7,500 for the illegal logging.