• This Earth Day, it’s time to look for local leadership on climate change
    In 2017, 9.5 million acres of U.S. forests burned in wildfires, costing the Forest Service $2.4 billion, and eating up 57 percent of its total agency budget. Extreme heat cooked multiple cities across the United States last year, grounding planes in Phoenix and reaching near-record highs in Boston and  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • The Week Ahead: Many Economic Releases, European Rates A Factor Too
    Economic numbers were in line with the modest growth narrative, and even the housing market, which has been feeling the pain of rising interest rates lately, provided a positive catalyst. Housing starts and building permits both beat the consensus estimates, while the previous month's figures were also  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Wildflower show focuses on rare and unusual plants
    Richard Helliwell, a botanist with the U.S. Forest Service in Roseburg, helps collect plants in Jackson and Josephine County that will be on display. He will speak on the rare and unusual plants of the Umpqua National Forest. “Part of the reason we do a presentation is that we don't ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Kenyans urged to ensure 10% of farm land is covered by trees
    Speaking during a tree planting exercise in Uasin Gishu county, political leaders and officials from the Kenya Forest Service emphasised the need for Kenyans to implement the proposal in order to reverse the negative trend of massive forest destruction that has been witnessed in various parts of the  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Judge again denies request to block sheep grazing in Gravelly Range
    U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris denied an injunction request from the Gallatin Wildlife Association and Yellowstone Buffalo Foundation that sought to prevent sheep ranchers from using U.S. Forest Service grazing allotments in the Gravelly Range, a remote mountain range southwest of Ennis. ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • A complicated equation to determine fire restrictions
    The Forest Service relies on a variety of factors to determine when to implement fire restrictions, but perhaps the most important is the energy release component value, a measure of fire risk based in large part on fuels moistures. As of Friday that value had crept up to the 84th ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • “Ready to burn:” Officials prepare for a big fire season in Flagstaff
    The Flagstaff Police Department, the Coconino County Sheriff's Office and the Forest Service partner on a Woods Watch program, where volunteers ... The city-Forest Service Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project has promised to thin another 6,500 acres around the city's watersheds, with work set to  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Catawba Falls is easy to reach
    Upstream of our destination — Catawba Falls — stands another cataract that rivals its lower kindred falls. However, the Forest Service hasn't continued the trail beyond Catawba Falls yet. Over the years, reckless waterfallers have been climbing to Upper Catawba Falls via a route that more resembles a  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Editorial: Chetco Bar salvage plan strikes a balance
    The Chetco Bar fire that ravaged more than 190,000 acres of rugged forest last August left plenty of destruction in its wake, and the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is proposing to log some of the dead and dying trees. The Forest Service surveyed about 8 percent of the lands burned ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • The calming landscape of Sycamore Canyon south
    The Dogie Trail descends into the 56,000-acre Sycamore Canyon Wilderness, established by U.S. Congress in 1972. The wilderness area stretches 20 miles from north to south and resides in the Kaibab, Coconino and Prescott national forests. It's to the west of the larger Red Rock Secret Mountain  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Louis Kamper, Stevens buildings in Detroit to get first renovations in years
    The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts rose in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million, driven by a big 16% gain in apartment buildings. Single-family home construction slipped 3.7%. Home construction has grown steadily since the housing crash bottomed out in  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2018-04-22
  • Co-op’s closing answers a prayer
    The co-op's decline began with changes in traditional farming and the rise of the forestry industry, Gambill said. The growth of St. Luke's, predominantly Hispanic, can be attributed to those new jobs in timber, the Rev. Eddie D'Almeida said. Both entities are grateful for the other. "I know they're going ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-21
  • Forest Service considers limiting access to Central Oregon wilderness areas
    BEND — Federal officials are taking public comments on management strategies for five Central Oregon wilderness areas that include possible restrictions on the number of visitors. The U.S. Forest Service on Thursday released its draft Central Cascades Wilderness Strategies Project, The Bulletin  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-21
  • What’s up ahead on D-Street: Key earnings, F&O expiry to decide Nifty direction
    Japanese Industrial Production, BOJ Monetary Policy, Japanese Housing Starts, UK GDP and US GDP data will be announced on Friday, April 27. Going into the expiry week, since prices have entered the supply zone of 10,468-10,702, the probability of a consolidation/correction from the current level  ... read more
    Source: “Log Exports” OR “Lumber Futures” OR “Lumber Exports” OR “Random Lengths” OR “Lumber Composite Price” OR “idaho forest group” OR “Housing Starts”Published on 2018-04-21
  • Kansas forest service fire
    About Sign in to Kansas State University Sign out. The service Feb 6, 2018 Kansas Forest Service, Kansas State University, is hiring a District Fire Management Officer to help KFS Fire Program meet the needs of fire departments Maine Forest Service The current Predicted Class Day & Fire Danger  ... read more
    Source: “Forestry industry” OR “Softwood lumber” OR “Forest Service” OR “Forest Restoration” OR “Sawmill” OR “Lumber Production” OR “Lumber Prices” OR “Lumber Mill”Published on 2018-04-21