Here’s your Weekly WrapUp of industry news! Stay informed! Stay Logger Strong!

MISTIMBERSTOOD: Why do some admire firefighters for risking their lives to protect our communities and homes, yet frequently demonize loggers for doing the same in our forests? MORE HERE

FIREFIGHTING COSTS: A study found that wildfires cost more than what states budget. How does Idaho compare? MORE HERE

MARKET REPORT: The new year kicked off with a negative note in wood products markets. MORE HERE

ENERGY INDEPENDENCE: Biofuel production expected to climb in the U.S. MORE HERE