Posts in category "pine"

Friday Five: Forestry News for March 30, 2018

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Universal Forest Products to acquire Georgia-based packaging products company mibiz.com Arkansas Aims to Slow Spread of Beetle That Kills Ash Trees usnews.com Dozens of ancient villages discovered in ‘uninhabited’ Amazon rain … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for February 2, 2018

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Georgia’s Little Amazon gardenandgun.com Twigs, buds, bark help identify trees in winter myajc.com First New Species of Temperate Conifer Tree Discovered in More Than a Decade news.nationalgeographic.com Police trying to find … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for December 22, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Thomas fire could become largest on record in California latimes.com Competitive ax-throwing has officially come to D.C. washingtonpost.com Ancient Tree Structure Is Like a Forest unto Itself scientificamerican.com How the forest … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for December 15, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Arizona regulators explore ramping up use of forest biomass for power azdailysun.com Microsoft reveals renderings for its new Silicon Valley timber campus upgrade archpaper.com Conservationists boost logging to restore national forests … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for December 8, 2017

Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: Wind is the culprit in 2017’s horrific wildfire season latimes.com How this ‘doctor’ brings in over $10,000 a day healing trees cnbc.com Beetles are ravaging Europe’s oldest forest. Is logging the … Read more…

The Complete Guide to Selling Timber – Part IV

Avoiding Common Mistakes Selling timber is not something most people do on a frequent basis. Even if you own several thousands of acres, you may harvest and sell timber only a few times in the span of several decades. Therefore, it is important to keep your errors low–you can’t afford many mistakes. While there are … Read more…

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…

Wayne Bell & IFCO – New Trees, Deep Roots

New Trees, Deep Roots   How Wayne Bell and the International Forest Company are popularizing genetically improved container seedlings   “This is what a bare root seedling looks like,” says Wayne Bell as he cradles the slender trunk of a tree no longer than his forearm. He taps its root plug against a metal tray, … 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…