Posts by Chris Gustin

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…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 8, 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: 13,747 acres of Alabama land sells https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwgeeks/article/13747-acres-of-Alabama-land-sells-20170901 How tall wood buildings can grow economy http://www.thestate.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article170766367.html From The Elder Scrolls to the US Secret Service: where … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for September 1, 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: Williams to lead Georgia Forestry Commission http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2017-08-28/williams-lead-georgia-forestry-commission Tony Tooke appointed U.S. Forest Service chief http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2017/aug/21/tony-tooke-appointed-us-forest-service-chief/ Southern Arizona Forest Plans to Ward off Tree-Killing Pests https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/arizona/articles/2017-08-30/southern-arizona-forest-plans-to-ward-off-tree-killing-pests … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for August 25, 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 Reasons to Add Rayonier (RYN) Stock to Your Portfolio Now http://www.nasdaq.com/article/5-reasons-to-add-rayonier-ryn-stock-to-your-portfolio-now-cm835703 Southern Pine Beetle infestation impacting AL trees http://www.wsfa.com/story/36195195/southern-pine-beetle-infestation-impacting-al-trees California’s Forests Continue To Die … Read more…

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…