Industry News

  • Prescribed Burning Saved This Beloved Tulare County Park From Fire Devastation
    Karine Hunt, a forestry assistant 2 with Cal Fire, said a collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service saved the area from being devastated by the SFQ  ... 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 2020-09-21
  • Tester’s Blackfoot Clearwater Act Heard In Subcommittee
    The legislation would also require the U.S. Forest Service to identify timber projects in the Seeley Lake Ranger District. A 2020 University of Montana  ... 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 2020-09-21
  • Tree Planting has Potential to Increase Carbon Sequestration Capacity on the Nation’s Forests
    Tree Planting has Potential to Increase Carbon Sequestration Capacity on the Nation's Forests. Two hands planting a softwood tree seedling. ... 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 2020-09-21
  • Sawmill Gravy Recipe With Sausage
    How to make the best, homemade Sawmill Gravy, perfect for topping your biscuits! Deliciously smooth and creamy, and full of savory pork sausage. ... 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 2020-09-21
  • Loved Ones Mourn Firefighter Found Dead While Battling El Dorado Fire
    The U.S. Forest Service has yet to officially identify the firefighter, but his family posted about his death on social media. 33 minutes ago  ... 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 2020-09-21
  • In California: A huge backlog of unemployment claims, and Ellen says she’s sorry
    ... acres — and remains at 15% containment, the U.S. Forest Service said. ... 59% of its perimeter was contained, according to the 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 2020-09-21
  • Level 3 evacuations dropped for Echo Mountain Complex in Lincoln County
    As of Monday, 293 homes were destroyed by the 2,550-acre wildfire. The fire is considered 75 percent contained, according to the 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 2020-09-21
  • Precipitation helps slow Big Hollow Fire
    ... Northwoods, Amboy and Yacolt was lifted Sunday because recent precipitation decreased the threat of the fire, according to the 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 2020-09-21
  • Sierra National Forest – Creek Fire Briefing 9-20-20
    Creek Fire Briefing 9-20-20. ... 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 2020-09-21
  • Birch Creek Fire 100% contained at 32 acres
    According to Weseman, the Type 3 Incident Command Team in control of the fire relinquished management of it to forest service staff on Sept. 20. ... 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 2020-09-21
  • BREAKING: Have North American Lumber Prices Peaked?
    YTD Average Price: $507/MBF. SYP_Sept_2020. Needless to say, the North American sawmill supply chain has been under a lot of pressure since 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 2020-09-21
  • Maine crews head west to help fight California fires
    “These other states in the U.S. Forest Service needs help and we can give it to them.” The crews are working 16-hour days, fighting fires and camping  ... 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 2020-09-21
  • LA-Area Bobcat Fire Again “Making A Hard Push” For Mt. Wilson Observatory, TV, Radio And Cell …
    Wilson Observatory and communications infrastructure there, The U.S. Forest Service reports that the fire “is making a hard push” at Mt. Wilson, 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 2020-09-21
  • Containment continues to increase on two area fires
    U.S Forest Service and the Oregon Department of Forestry will continue working in the fire area to rehabilitate fire line and evaluate post-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 2020-09-21
  • FIRE WATCH: Evacuation orders lifted as crews reach 20% containment
    “The word of the day is focus,” U.S. Forest Service Incident Commander Mike Strawhun said in a Monday release. “Today is day 56 of this fire 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 2020-09-21

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