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

‘REVOLUTIONARY BATTERY’: Researchers claim a new type of wood-based battery has the potential to significantly decrease the charge time of electric cars, among other benefits. MORE HERE

WESTERN WATER: Study says Western states and cities are more reliant on drinking water from U.S. Forest Service lands than previously known. MORE HERE

MASS TIMBER CONSTRUCTION: The Seattle campus of University of Washington has opened its new 84,800-squre-foot mass timber business school building: MORE HERE

LOG IT OR WATCH IT BURN: Health officials are pointing to the rising number of wildfires and health concerns linked to exposure to smoke. MORE HERE