Industry News

  • 'It's going to negatively impact economic recovery:' Home builders struggle with soaring lumber prices
    Like most other businesses, lumber mills are still trying to build their stockpile after closing due to COVID-19. With the demand high and supply still 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 2021-03-08
  • Idaho Forest Service proposes more prescribed fires to help with fire risk
    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — “When it comes to wildland fires, there's three things it depends on and that's: the topography, the fuels  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Fox Hollow fire aftermath
    West Metro also received help from the US Forest Service, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Jeffcom Communications, Jeffco  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Lake Waco Wetlands burn a roaring success
    Burning a 130-acre wetland may sound like a daunting task, but the Texas A&M Forest Service, aided by two local fire departments, completed 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 2021-03-08
  • Wetlands burn a roaring success
    Abby Zeman with the Texas A&M Forest Service sets a controlled burn along with others at the Waco Wetlands Monday afternoon. This is the second  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Could Add $24K to Home Buys. Costa Fires off Letter to Pres. Biden
    Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Could Add $24K to Home Buys. ... CNBC reports softwood lumber prices are now about 112% higher than they ... Costa and Arrington stressed the need to boost sawmill activity in their letter to Biden and  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Could Add $24K to Home Buys. Costa Fires off Letter to Pres. Biden
    Boosting Sawmill Activity Costa and Arrington stressed the need to boost sawmill activity in their letter to Biden and the Justice Department. · Housing  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Economist-Forest Restoration and Utilization – HigherEdJobs
    The program manager will collaborate with colleagues in public agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service and the New Mexico State Forestry Division,  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Search & Rescue Groups Comb Devil's Thumb Lake Area For Josh Hall
    Crews also say they are searching on the ground using snowmobiles, a tactic approved by the U.S. Forest Service. (credit: Facebook). Hall's dog  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Land Between the Lakes coming back to life, with facilities reopening in stages
    “We know the public is excited to return to their favorite places at Land Between the Lakes,” said Tim Pohlman, acting area supervisor for the U.S. Forest  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Bison Return Home to Face Illinois State in Annual Trees Bowl Game
    22-ranked Illinois State (0-2, 0-2 MVFC) on Saturday, March 13, in the annual Trees Bowl game presented by the North Dakota Forest Service. Kickoff  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • WOOD PRICE INDEX
    This continuous historical price chart for Lumber futures (LB, CME) is part of a huge collection of historical charts that covers decades of North America  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Pisgah National Forest Is Western North Carolina's Favorite Playground
    The USDA Forest Service describes the forest as "a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes." It has a long and  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Smoke seen in Grimes County last weekend due to prescribed burn, according to US Forest Service
    If you saw smoke to the East this weekend, that was due to a prescribed burn out in the Sam Houston National Forest. That burn pushed some thick  ... 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 2021-03-08
  • Gov. Newsom Announces Over 200000 Education Workers Have Been Vaccinated in the Past …
    SACRAMENTO – Gov. Gavin Newsom announced March 8, that, since the state began dedicating 10 percent of vaccine supply for education workers  ... 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 2021-03-08

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