Industry News

  • ASK YOUR SCIENCE TEACHER
    The U.S. Forest Service is caught in the middle. ... The Forest Service has been successfully doing prescribed burns in Sequoia National Park for 50  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • What can be done about Elk River Falls?
    Substantial waterfalls on public land in this state are typically under the control of four different agencies: The US Forest Service, National Park Service  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Cabin Lake Fire area public lands closure lifted
    As a result, the Sterry Lake Trail (Forest Service Trail No. 2240) and Forest Service Road 240 will remain closed until fire activity in that area ceases. ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Towns Pick Up the Tab for US Forest Service Staff
    VAIL, Colo. — The most popular hiking trail in one of Colorado's most-visited vacation towns snakes up a narrow valley through quivering aspen 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 2018-09-18
  • A fresh look at Marys Peak
    It depicts a part of the mountain where the Forest Service cut down a number of mature trees as part of a meadow-restoration project, sometimes  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Forest Service wants comments on more mining, oil drilling
    The U.S. Forest Service is asking for public comments on plans by the Trump administration to open more forest land to mining and oil and gas  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Lincoln National Forest completes reforestation projects
    The nursery stock was grown in a Forest Service nursery in Idaho from seed ... For more information please contact Craig Wilcox, Forest Restoration  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Letters: Sept. 19, 2018
    After 27 years, the United States Forest Service is approaching completion of its new-and-improved Blue Mountains Forest Plan. Woohoo! Pour 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 2018-09-18
  • US Forest Service looking to add more than 900 temporary jobs
    DENVER – The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that it is looking for people to fill more than 900 temporary jobs in a variety of roles in  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • One Forty One’s Jubilee Highway Sawmill employees helping drought stricken families
    One Forty One's Jubilee Highway Sawmill has lent a hand to drought stricken families across the country. Two crates of aid have left the mill on 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 2018-09-18
  • Summit County joins discussion about state’s roadless rules petition
    The U.S. Forest Service is currently working with Alaska to establish similar ... forest stewardship or forest restoration areas to allow for temporary or permanent ... If the Forest Service accepts the state's petition, a rule-making process  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • MAST proves its value to Hill during Cranston Fire
    “It touched 14 of 25 projects, fuelbreaks or fuel reduction, that I have worked on in the past 25 years,” noted Forest Service Battalion Chief Chris Fogle. ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Wildfire burns 160 acres at Ocala National Forest
    (WCJB) Florida Forest Service crews and the United States Forest Service responded to a 10-acre wildfire in the Ocala National Forest around 2:00 pm  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Alliance of northwest Colorado counties and cities call for restoraton of forest funding
    "These communities will always be good neighbors [to the forest service], but as markets rise and fall, it cannot be said for certain whether such  ... 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 2018-09-18
  • Price tag for Seaman Fire expected to hit $1 million; Larimer’s share about $100000
    11, burned mostly U.S. Forest Service land but did spread onto some private property west of Fort Collins in the lower Poudre Canyon. Crews battled  ... 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 2018-09-18

June 2017 Special Report

“Balance” – Idaho Forests Commission

Lewiston Mill featured in Spirit Magazine

IFG Receives Idaho Pacesetter Award

‘We’re In Nirvana for Housing’