Industry News

  • Loose lion wanders streets of Indian city
    April 6 (UPI) -- An Indian Forest Service officer shared video of an even more compelling reason to stay home than the coronavirus -- a lion wandering  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Woodlands Nature Station Plans Virtual Homeschool Activities
    ... Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area of the USDA Forest Service to provide interpretive and informative services along with support  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • 12 county commission chairmen ask governor to close parks
    "The United States Forest Service has taken steps to discourage the influx of people by closing down all of its "sited" campgrounds, but the continued  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Forest Services announces plans to eradicate feral swine at Lusk Creek in Southern Illinois
    The U.S. Forest Service/Shawnee National Forest, in cooperation with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection, APHIS-Wildlife Services, planned  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Sinclar Group curtails lumber production at three sawmills in British Columbia, Canada
    Global market conditions for lumber have changed rapidly as a result of a number of factors, not least of which is the Covid-19 situation. Sinclar Group  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Bergs Timber makes temporary adjustments to their production
    Bergs Timber has agreed with the trade unions to start short-term work at the Orrefors sawmill in Sweden after Easter. At the sawmills in Mörlunda 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 2020-04-06
  • US Forest Service Administrative Resource Assistant
    Posted 2 weeks ago. Join us. Do work that matters!In partnership with the Pacific Southwest Regional Office (Region 5)…See this and similar jobs 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 2020-04-06
  • NC Forest Service issues open burning ban for all of Western North Carolina
    A state ban usually exempts burning within 100 feet of an occupied dwelling to allow for backyard campfires, but in this case, the ban is more restrictive  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Coronavirus muddies US economic data as business closures push down response rates
    BEA publishes data including the quarterly gross domestic product report. Reports released by Census include monthly retail sales and housing starts. ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Covid 19 coronavirus: Comment – Free up freight to keep economy moving
    Air New Zealand is a shadow of its former koru, Bauer media shut its doors, and the forestry industry is in dire straits. Most businesses are feeling 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 2020-04-06
  • Arson Suspected In Third Cherokee County Wildfire In A Week
    The U.S. Forest Service says is arson is the suspected cause of a wildfire reported Sunday night near the Lake Appalachia Dam in Cherokee County. ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Trump Predicts That the US Economy Will Be ‘Opening up With a Bang’ When COVID-19 Slows
    U.S. Housing Starts Fall; Permits Hit Two-year low; Housing starts decreased 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.253 million units last  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • US Forest Service
    DYK that our library has been digitizing its extensive collection of USDA Forest Service publications and print documents. To date, we have added  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Chelan Fire & Rescue Considers ‘Air Raid’ Siren Activation
    With the all hands on deck approach to COVID-19 on the westside and the U.S. Forest Service is under the process of figuring out how to train hand  ... 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 2020-04-06
  • Mount Hood Forest Thinning Project Needs Environmental Review
    The Forest Service also failed to consider the cumulative impacts of the project, it said. The project proposes thinning 12,000 acres in the forest to reduce  ... 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 2020-04-06

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