Posts in category "Hardwood"

Georgia Lawmakers Crack Down on Timber Theft

Georgia lawmakers recently passed timber theft legislation that will make it more difficult for timber thieves to get away with their crimes. The Telegraph, a Macon-based publication, has written an excellent article on the good news for timberland owners in Georgia. For those who have been recently hurt by timber theft, this may offer hope that not all … Read more…

University of Georgia Campus Moving Toward Wood Construction

An inside look at the timber used in constructing The University of Georgia’s new Bolton Dining Commons Good timber makes good buildings. That seems to be a guiding principle for The University of Georgia’s food services department, who recently erected a new dining commons boasting a sixty-foot tall wood ceiling supported by custom-made douglas fir … Read more…

The Complete Guide to Selling Timber – Part I

In order to maximize the value of your timber and harvest responsibly, you need a trustworthy independent forestry consultant and you need at least 25 acres of land with trees. Timberland investments are often more valuable than a house, and typically have generational implications, so you want to make wise choices regarding your land. We … Read more…

Timber Exports to India Expected to Triple by 2021

Over the next decade, India is expected to become the world’s next substantial wood fiber import market (second only to China). Due to the scarcity of domestic timber resources, log imports in India have doubled since 2006 in order to meet the country’s growing appetite for wood products. In particular, India is likely to remain, … Read more…

What’s Happening to our Forest?

So, let’s just get this out there: most everything in the timber management process mimics nature. Whether you’re burning, thinning, or clear cutting, rest assured that sooner or later, this will all happen on its own. Timber management just streamlines the process and helps make timber America’s number one renewable resource and a driving force … Read more…