Q2 2017 Timber Prices Now Available

We’ve updated our Timber Prices page to reflect timber prices and trends up through the second quarter of 2017 (April – June). You can check out the updated prices at http://timberupdate.com/timber-prices Also, in case you’ve missed it, we’ve started a weekly blog feature that we like to call “Friday Five” where we recap the five top stories … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for August 18, 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: Canadian giant Irving plans paper plant in Georgia, 200 jobs http://www.ajc.com/business/canadian-giant-irving-plans-paper-plant-georgia-200-jobs/WbhnPhUcK67QIdmUHccsPJ/ ‘Stumpboat’ from Georgia tackles Greenwood Lake stumps http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/west-milford/2017/08/11/stumpboat-georgia-tackles-greenwood-lake-stumps/560736001/ Alabama Power, partners continue longleaf pine … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for August 11, 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: 5 things to know: 14,000 acres for sale in Brunswick County http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20170808/5-things-to-know-14000-acres-for-sale-in-brunswick-county ‘Bigfoot’ reportedly spotted in North Carolina forest http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article165801402.html Probe of Timber Trucks Seized … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for August 4, 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: West Fraser expands in U.S., acquires Gilman lumber for $430 million http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/news/canadian-news/west-fraser-expands-us-acquires-gilman-lumber-430-million Study finds that markets are key to retaining southern forests http://www.forestbusinessnetwork.com/72896/study-finds-that-markets-are-key-to-retaining-southern-forests/ Alabama forest … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for July 28, 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: Molpus Woodlands Group Announces Offering of 45,850 Acres of Timberland and Real Estate in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170724005766/en/Molpus-Woodlands-Group-Announces-Offering-45850-Acres Timber REITs, Like Weyerhaeuser, … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for July 21, 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: Logs ride zip line above Dalton Lake http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/logs-ride-zip-line-above-dalton-lake/article_6cd05fc0-ca59-5092-bfc2-9191b4196dce.html WV Forestry dispatches members to fight wildfires http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/wv-forestry-dispatches-members-to-fight-wildfires/article_3b34f6f4-5ea8-5c55-8660-1f2e602eacb1.html South Carolina state forester from ‘Golden Age’ of woodland … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for July 14, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. This week: Using drones to plant a billion trees; a marijuana grow operation uncovered in a PA forest; an $800K timber yard fire; BC declares state of emergency due to forest fires; and … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for July 7, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. This week: 1 million+ acres of ag land in Georgia may be owned by foreign investors; Automation comes to the woods; International Beams invests $20 million in Alabama; a new world record is set … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for June 30, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. This week: an alligator crushed by a tree; a mill expansion in Florida; a billion dollar acquisition; a forest city in China; and an ancient cypress forest in the Gulf of Mexico. The story … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for June 23, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news for the week, and things we think are cool or interesting. This week: the challenges of biomass in Georgia; a hypothetical look at higher timber taxes in Alabama; the conservation of 13,000+ acres of Weyerhauser land under public review; a £39m timber deal made in error; … Read more…