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What’s wrong with the timber supply chain?

For over 20 years, the timber industry’s security standards have depended on a redundant paper-trail, the burden of which has largely been borne by loggers and their administrators. Due to the amount of data required to maintain some level of chain of custody a huge administrative bottleneck exists across the industry with no real solution … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for March 23, 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: Villegas: Georgia’s working forestry industry benefits both rural and metro Georgia onlineathens.com Washington State is embracing mass timber construction archpaper.com Skeletal Remains Found By New Jersey Forest Fire Workers philadelphia.cbslocal.com ‘Drone … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for March 16, 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: Nanowood is a cheap, green alternative to harmful styrofoam slashgear.com Lawsuit saying Home Depot tricks buyers of 4X4 lumber is deep-sixed reuters.com Trees at Myrtle Hill, more than 40 different species, … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for March 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: Louisiana lands $115M sawmill in timber country thenewsstar.com Timber screens shield glass house from summer sun newatlas.com Growing Duke forest today.duke.edu Why do some male trees turn female? washingtonpost.com A rare … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for February 23, 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: Plant The Right Tree In The Right Place This Spring wltz.com Drone Technology Making Forestry Faster, Safer, More Efficient sustainablebrands.com In Pyeongchang, Trees Get Help To Resist The Wind npr.org For … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for February 16, 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: Virginia Tech foresters host Timberbeast competition roanoke.com B.C. logging truck driver saves moose calf from snowbank terracestandard.com New Super Wood Beats Metals in Feats of Strength smithsonianmag.com Japanese companies turn to … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for February 9, 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: Newark will soon be home to one of the country’s largest timber buildings ny.curbed.com Forest fire risk assessment using hotspot analysis in GIS geospatialworld.net The Trees That Sail to Sea hakaimagazine.com … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for January 26, 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: Clearing trees from I-95 in Georgia will make roads safer, DOT says jacksonville.com Georgia Forestry Foundation launches new brand ajc.com British firm tackles plastic waste problem with timber substitute packagingnews.co.uk Search … Read more…

Friday Five: Forestry News for January 5, 2018

Happy first post of the New Year! Friday Five is our weekly recap of timber and forestry news, and things we think are cool or interesting. Here are your top stories: How mass timber can help architects rethink “basic services” archpaper.com Danger in the Colorado Forests 5280.com Giant star snatched from top of Boise’s tree … Read more…