December 2017 housing report now available

December 2017 housing report now available

The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries for December 2017 are now available.

Forest Service puts new 4FRI large-scale forest thinning contract on hold

Forest Service puts new 4FRI large-scale forest thinning contract on hold

A key project to speed up and expand forest restoration in northern Arizona will now be delayed to a time uncertain.

City: $10 million bond not enough to cover Flagstaff forest thinning

City: $10 million bond not enough to cover Flagstaff forest thinning

More than five years after Flagstaff voters approved a $10 million bond to thin forests around the city’s watersheds, city staff say they now expect the bond money won’t cover all the work that needs to be done.

Can cutting trees be good for Indiana forests? Or is it just about timber profits?

Can cutting trees be good for Indiana forests? Or is it just about timber profits?

Citizens across the state of Indiana are beginning to question the Department of Natural Resources’ logging practices.

Illegal logging: Cambodia’s murderous problem

Illegal logging: Cambodia’s murderous problem

Before becoming a forest ranger, Theun Soknay was a student at a boarding school in Mondulkiri province.

Stronger than steel, able to stop a speeding bullet—it’s super wood!

Stronger than steel, able to stop a speeding bullet—it’s super wood!

Some varieties of wood, such as oak and maple, are renowned for their strength.

Dunkin' Donuts to stop using foam cups by 2020, will use paper cups

Dunkin’ Donuts to stop using foam cups by 2020, will use paper cups

The new cups will be used for all of Dunkin’ Donuts’ current hot beverage offerings and come in all of the current sizes.

A man with a plan for the future: FPInnovations President and CEO carves out his vision

A man with a plan for the future: FPInnovations President and CEO carves out his vision

Paper Advance sat down with Mr. Stéphane Renou, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPInnovations, to discuss his new role.

New director has plans for Douglas Timber Operators

New director has plans for Douglas Timber Operators

Matt Hill has come a long way since he was a young kid exploring the forests of Douglas County.

N.B. woodworker's do-it-yourself casket kit allows people to assemble their own exit

N.B. woodworker’s do-it-yourself casket kit allows people to assemble their own exit

It has been called the Ikea of the coffin world: A ready-to-assemble casket kit.

Olympics big loser: 'Sacred' South Korean forest razed for ski complex

Olympics big loser: ‘Sacred’ South Korean forest razed for ski complex

The virgin forest is considered sacred because of its connections to the Chosun dynasty.

Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending June 19, 2015

Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending February 9, 2018

The market continued to broil, although at a lower temperature than the last two weeks.

National forests to ask for expedited process for bulk of fire salvage sales in northern region

National forests to ask for expedited process for bulk of fire salvage sales in northern region

The Forest Service’s Northern Region is proposing to log less than one half of 1 percent of the 700,000 acres of national forest lands that burned in Montana and northern Idaho last summer.

Oregon timber industry report

Oregon timber industry report

Southern Oregon log prices hit a 25-year record this month.

10 predictions for global wood consuming industries in 2018

10 predictions for global wood consuming industries in 2018

Pulp market will continue to race forward.

Insurance vanishing for rural California residents within the wildland-urban interface  

Insurance vanishing for rural California residents within the wildland-urban interface  

If you live in the more rural areas of El Dorado County, your homeowners insurance premium has likely doubled in the last few years.

Proposed Arizona energy reform addresses forest health, bioenergy

Proposed Arizona energy reform addresses forest health, bioenergy

The Arizona Corporation Commission, the state’s public utilities commission, has proposed comprehensive energy reform that includes new clean energy and energy storage targets.

Housing, lumber to build on millennials

Housing, lumber to build on millennials

We expect an acceleration of housing demand and a resulting surge in lumber prices, which could create a buying opportunity for Canfor and West Fraser.

Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending June 19, 2015

Vince Bulic’s Weekly Lumber Market Wrap: For the week ending February 2 , 2018

The SPF market paused at the mill level – largely because there was little to talk about – although, activity did pick up again.

IKEA Group acquires 25,000 acre forest in Alabama

IKEA Group acquires 25,000 acre forest in Alabama

IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V. and its controlled entities) acquired its first U.S. forest property, covering approximately 25,000 acres in Lowndes County, Alabama.