Industry News

  • Trump wants to cut payments to California for fighting wildfires on federal land
    As California prepares for what some officials fear will be another devastating fire season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Forest Service  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-22
  • 2019 Sturgis Off-Road Rally canceled due to weather
    A closure order was signed last week by U.S. Forest Service prohibiting any type of motorized use on Black Hills trail system. Additionally, seasonally  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-22
  • In 1944, Harbor’s lumber workers walk out in protest
    ... Harbor today as nearly 400 sawmill workers left their jobs. Two hundred fifty men walked out at the Grays Harbor Lumber company plant at Hoquiam  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-22
  • IDEQ offering free moisture meters
    “The reasons we gave them to the Forest Service and the Department of Lands is that they have the wood cutting permits,” Smith said. “We want  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-22
  • Prescribed Fire
    Prescribed fire is a planned fire used to meet management objectives. Did you know fire can be good for people and the land? After many years of fire  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Softwood Lumber Sales Slow to a Trickle as Prices Flounder
    Softwood Lumber Sales Slow to a Trickle as Prices Flounder ... North America construction framing softwood dimension lumber prices were ... KD 2×4 #2&Btr (RL) FOB sawmill wholesaler prices once again did not change, ... North America Softwood Lumber Production, Sawmill Capacity Utilization,  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Crazies spiritual, historical, deserve protection
    As the U.S. Forest Service considers the future of the Crazies in its revision of the Custer Gallatin National Forest Plan, we are calling on the agency to  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Sawmill Collection
    Rustic style meets pure function with natural and hand distressed finishing techniques that add a unique aesthetic design detail to each piece. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • KFSK: Forest Service chief: agency auditing Alaska region timber program
    The chief of the U.S. Forest Service has responded to the Petersburg borough that the federal agency is conducting an audit of the timber program on  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • US Housing Starts Rise for Second-Straight Month in April
    U.S. Housing Starts Rise for Second-Straight Month in April ... look at the 50-year average the the 50-year average is 1.5 million housing starts so even  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Sawmill Creek Dome Partner June 13-22
    I'm moving back to Minnesota for the summer from Florida and am itching to go out bouldering. I was wondering if anyone was planning on heading  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Walthers HO Scale Wrapped Lumber Load Idaho Forest Group #949-3155 HO Scale Freight Cars
    Walthers HO Scale Wrapped Lumber Load Idaho Forest Group #949-3155. Grading: : C-10;Mint-Brand New: MPN: : 949-3155,Condition:: New: A  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2019-05-21
  • IN A LANDSCAPE: Classical Music in the Wild – Stimson Lumber Mill
    Hunter Noack performs live outdoors on a nine-foot Steinway as he presents IN A LANDSCAPE: Classical Music in the Wild, an outdoor classical  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Study shows road salt hampering forest health in some areas
    Duncan Leao is a forest fuels and vegetation program manager for the U.S. Forest Service, helping to survey and manage forests like the one off the  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21
  • Whitefish Lake Watershed Project receives conservation, collaboration award
    The U.S. Forest Service International Programs and Environment for the Americas co-hosted the special event to recognize exceptional efforts in  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2019-05-21

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