The Coos Bay District of the Bureau of Land Management sold just over three million board feet of timber from Coos Bay Wagon Road
With paper mills shutting down and reducing production, the forest products industry has slowed in the last few years, leaving Minnesota with excess wood supply.
Taking the United States to court, an Arizona-based Native American tribe blames federal mismanagement for putting their once thriving timber industry against the ropes.
The electricity-free system could be used in refugee camps.
The past month has seen a fierce international and academic debate flare up again over the large-scale use of wood to produce energy, notably in Europe.
Discussions of poverty in the United States often mistakenly focus on urban areas.
Rayonier Inc. is buying 95,100 acres of high-quality industrial timberlands in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina for approximately $217 million, or $2,280 per acre.
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries for January 2017 are now available.
Sensing that the waiting game was over, buyers jumped in to cover some upcoming needs.
Montana’s two biggest federal players – the Forest Service and National Park Service – would see deep cuts and big changes under President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget.
Headaches over the supply and price of North American lumber likely will persist for several years, the CEO of the National Association of Home Builders told lumberyard executives.
Sales of absorbent products are climbing along with the aging population, helping offset the impact of the shift to digital communications.
While B.C. forestry companies face a long-term decline in the annual allowable cut in the Interior, thanks to the mountain pine beetle infestation, B.C. companies on the coast have been exporting raw logs, mostly to China, in record volumes in recent years.
In Oregon, lumber companies try to innovate to survive the years-long downturn in the timber industry.
A full-grown Southern pine beetle is still about half the length of a grain of rice, but state and federal forestry officials worry this tiny bug could have a monster impact this year on the state of Alabama’s $11 billion wood products industry. “With Southern pine beetles, the Latin name (Dendroctonus frontalis) actually means tree killer, and it is,” said Edward Loewenstein, associate professor of silviculture at Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. “It is well-suited to take trees out.”
Timber remains a $40 billion industry in the Pacific Northwest, with logging trucks and mills regular sights across Oregon and Washington.
China imported record-high volumes of softwood lumber in 2016 and softwood log imports reached their second highest level on record.
The lawmakers and groups who support transferring federal lands to the state assure people they would not sell it and they would keep it accessible for recreation.
Mills chased business more aggressively this week and prices dropped accordingly.
A Northland innovation is gaining some recognition with its placement on the new Bell Museum of Natural History in St. Paul.