Friday Five: Forestry News for November 17, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Trees for Troops program in Athens area helps military families at Christmas onlineathens.com Illinois DNR warns landowners about higher timber market kwqc.com Increasingly Mechanized Logging … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for November 10, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Weyerhaeuser Pulls Out of Joint Venture building-products.com What those who know about chopping wood think of UGA’s ‘keep chopping’ motto onlineathens.com Viewfinders unveil Tennessee fall … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for November 3, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: CatchMark Closes $43.3 Million Acquisition of 14,923 Acres of Prime Timberlands near Southeast Georgia Coast markets.businessinsider.com B.C.’s lumber trade suffers in wake of vicious summer … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for October 27, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Potlatch to buy smaller rival Deltic Timber cnbc.com A Perfect Bullish Storm For Lumber seekingalpha.com The centurylong quest to save the American Chestnut may soon … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for October 20, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Investing: Catchmark or Weyerhauser? economicsandmoney.com Firearms deer hunting season opens this weekend in Georgia mdjonline.com The Georgia peach is disappearing theweek.com A day in the … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for October 13, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Ten killed as forest fires hit northern California ft.com The Path Begins: Forest Kindergarten in Georgia blog.ed.gov Game of Thrones road in Northern Ireland closed … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for October 6, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: S.C. begins quarantine on ash wood, firewood thetandd.com In a Body Farm for Trees, Scientists Root Out the Killers scientificamerican.com Robots under Swedish forest breathe … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 29, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Pricey pecan pies this Thanksgiving due to Irma? abc11.com Mobile app uses real-time satellite data to strengthen forest and land rights reuters.com Proposed timber tower … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 22, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Irma Hits Georgia’s Pecan, Cotton Crop; Could Boost Peanuts https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/georgia/articles/2017-09-15/irma-hits-georgias-pecan-cotton-crop-could-boost-peanuts Forest Loss Threatens Unique Wetlands in Southeast US http://www.chattanoogan.com/2017/9/19/355219/Forest-Loss-Threatens-Unique-Wetlands.aspx Forests cover 23 million acres in … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 15, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories for the week: Georgia-Pacific to Build State-of-the-Art Lumber Production Facility in Talladega, Alabama http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/georgia-pacific-to-build-state-of-the-art-lumber-production-facility-in-talladega-alabama-300518757.html Logging has always been dangerous work http://www.smokymountainnews.com/outdoors/item/20738-logging-has-always-been-dangerous-work Tips for dealing with storm-damaged trees http://jacksonville.com/entertainment/home-and-garden/2017-09-13/tips-dealing-storm-damaged-trees … Read more…