Today I’m on the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals (the remaining branches and limbs from harvested trees).
Next week marks National Forest Products Week, a time when we can recognize and appreciate the forest products industry.
Why won’t the folks proposing the Hardwood Lumber & Hardwood Plywood Check-off tell us exactly how the funds will be used? Simple question; not so simple answer.
2016 Mass Timber Conference to address cross-laminated timber use in North America; steering committee confirmed
Mark your calendar for March 23-24, 2016. Forest Business Network’s new Mass Timber Conference will focus on cross-laminated timber (CLT), glulam, nail laminated timber, and other mass timber wood products and their applications.
Mention agricultural checkoff programs and a lot of people instantly think of the famous “Got Milk” ad campaign.
Recently the Waste to Wisdom project — Task 2 Team — experimented with two screening systems (star and deck) using chipped materials from pulpwood and hog fuel ground from logging slash in a first of its kind test.
I hear from land managers and environmentalists every day that the forest products sector is a major tool for getting long-term sustainable forest restoration work done.
National Forest Products Week is a wonderful opportunity to elevate our industry’s message — that we contribute to healthy forests, that we make sustainable products that all people benefit from, and that we help create healthy communities and good-paying jobs.
The tree in a residential yard is part of a neighborhood of trees which in turn form an urban forest, and in the larger sense, part of a complete ecological system.
Every now and again the FBN team discovers a unique tool we feel our readers will geniunely appreciate. This one is powerful and it could change the way you do your events.
By following media from across the country, we are witnessing that many facets of our industry are continuing to lose serious ground in the press and in public favor.
An engaging video explores the mountain pine beetle epidemic, climate change, and making something beautiful out of all the destruction.
October is one great month, but forest product professionals have even more to celebrate in the coming weeks.
Bob Williams, a forester from New Jersey, visits Montana and submits his thoughts on the experience in an open letter to Montana’s residents and forest products industry.
As the head of a Montana-based company and as someone who’s helped small forest products businesses succeed for the last 30+ years, I’m always interested in ways to find innovative solutions to cultivating business growth in my state. That’s a big reason why the FBN team is heading to Butte, Montana this September 16 and 17.