Posts by Chris Gustin

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…

Current Timber Prices for Q1 2017

We’ve updated our Timber Prices page to reflect timber prices and trends up through the first quarter of 2017 (January – April). Check out the updated prices at http://timberupdate.com/timber-prices We’ve also rolled out a few updates to our timber prices page over the past few weeks to help make data on the page more accessible. Most … Read more…