|Posted on February 21, 2018 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
CLT has been cited by conservationists and forestry experts alike as a way to improve the health of state forestland while decreasing the costs for those projects. Read more.
|Posted on February 8, 2018 at 12:30 PM||comments (0)|
After decades of declining timber harvests and forest restoration projects, the Colville National Forest has turned a corner and is dramatically increasing both. Read more.
|Posted on January 30, 2018 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
Log prices along the West Coast have surged due to natural disasters, housing construction, Asian competition and labor constraints. Read more.
|Posted on January 15, 2018 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
A new bill aims to help strengthen our rural community by providing an educated workforce in forestry and other areas that need highly-skilled workers. Read more.
Photo: Oregon Bureau of Land Management
|Posted on January 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
The Wilbur-Ellis Company was recently honored with the ResponsibleAg certification at its Central Ferry branch. Read more.
|Posted on December 12, 2017 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Whether it’s a long-held tradition or your first tree hunt, the trip to find the perfect tree can be an exciting experience. WSDA recently visited Sprouffske Tree Farm in Rainier to talk with owner Shelley Sprouffske about growing Christmas trees. Read more.
|Posted on December 7, 2017 at 3:15 AM||comments (0)|
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is proposing to treat two areas in Western Washington in the spring of 2018 to eradicate introductions of gypsy moth, a non-native, invasive pest that decimates trees. Read more.
|Posted on November 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM||comments (0)|
What is it like to work for one of the largest timber producers in the PNW? Watch now.
|Posted on October 26, 2017 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
Public Land's Commissioner Hillary Franz unveils Washington’s 20-year-plan to restore forest health and take a more proactive approach to reducing catastrophic wildfires. Read more.
|Posted on October 20, 2017 at 12:20 PM||comments (0)|
Sierra Pacific Industries finds promise and profit in the old-fashioned industry. Read more.