Weekly WrapUp 3/27/24

CUMULATIVE IMPACTS: The dismantling of the American timber industry: American Loggers Council warns of consequences. MORE HERE DOWNSIDE: Missoula-area wood industry closures mean ripple effects for workers, tax base, forest management. MORE HERE FEMALE LAND MANAGERS:...

Weekly WrapUp 3/20/24

MARCH 29 CLOSURE: Pyramid Mountain Lumber discusses mill closure impacts in Seeley Lake town hall. MORE HERE NEW OWNERS: Inland Forest Management officials discuss sale of consultation business. MORE HERE ACTIVE ROLE: Crapo joins bill blocking Biden’s misguided...

Weekly WrapUp 3/13/24

TALENT PIPELINES: Investing in Idaho’s forestry workforce – Shawn Keough and Forest Products businesses in Idaho. MORE HERE SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY: PotlatchDeltic innovates to protect soil productivity amid timber harvesting. MORE HERE VIDEO: Rick Dancer at Oregon...

Weekly WrapUp 3/6/24

DIGITAL TOOLS: University Of Idaho uses AI and other digital tools to improve forest health with ‘smart forestry.’ MORE HERE EXPOSURE TO THE WOODS: Bringing Newcomers to the Forest Industry. MORE HERE EYE ON CONGRESS: Here’s what’s in the first spending package. MORE...

Weekly WrapUp 2/28/24

WILDFIRE STRATEGY: USDA announces $500M for wildfire reduction. MORE HERE TREATMENTS: USFS, BLM considering wildfire prevention work on 11,000+ acres southeast of Bonners. MORE HERE STUMP PODCAST: Tim McEntire of the Montana Logging Association talks about his work...

Weekly WrapUp 2/14/24

COMMUNITY PROTECTION: Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest launches Dixie-Comstock fuel reduction project. MORE HERE RECOGNITION: Sonora woman named Associated California Loggers’ first-ever Lady Logger of the Year. MORE HERE DEAR JOE: Coalition of governors ink...