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Timber Joey, Timber Jim, Hampton Lumber and the story of this year’s Victory Log

Timber Joey, Timber Jim, Hampton Lumber and the story of this year’s Victory Log

Hampton’s crew on this day, one week before the Portland Timbers’ home opener, is a special one. In the back seats of his Ford Super Duty FX4 sit Timber Jim and Timber Joey, whose annual mission to find the team’s Victory Log has brought them to the mountain. In the coming hours, the team will identify, cut and prepare the logs that will be used through the 2018 season. Read More

OSU study: Coast Range trout thrive after logging

OSU study: Coast Range trout thrive after logging

KTVZ.COM news sources: A decade-long study of cutthroat trout in the Oregon Coast Range has found that logging practices conducted in accord with the Oregon Forest Practices Act had no adverse impacts on coastal cutthroat trout and coho salmon populations or movements... Read More

Hampton Blog

Word from the CEO

Rural Manufacturing Matters

Rural Manufacturing Matters

You’ll have a hard time finding someone who doesn’t support domestic manufacturing. Manufacturing has the highest multiplier effect of any industry. It has long been the path to the middle class by providing good, year-round family-wage jobs that raise the standard of living. I think most people would prefer to buy things made domestically, if […] Read More

Fair Trade Requires Talk, Not Tariffs

Fair Trade Requires Talk, Not Tariffs

To sustain a healthy, resilient economy and high quality of life for current and future generations, we need to make things, not just buy things. We need to responsibly utilize, not just preserve.  We have to make what we can here at home (and prioritize those things that we can make really well) to create […] Read More

Top 5 Reasons to be #ForestProud

Top 5 Reasons to be #ForestProud

We have a lot to be proud of in this industry. Here are the top five reasons I’m #ForestProud: #1 – Timber keeps the Pacific Northwest green—in more ways than one! Read More

News & Press

Hampton News Releases

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber’s North Coast Pollinator Project in Full Bloom

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber’s North Coast Pollinator Project in Full Bloom

Nearly a year in, Hampton Lumber’s pilot pollinator habit enhancement project is starting to produce results. Hampton started planting native wildflowers and tracking pollinator utilization earlier this year on 18 acres of recently harvested timberland outside of Knappa, OR. Hampton manages roughly 30,000 acres of forestland in Clatsop County to provide raw materials for the company’s […] Read More

RELEASE: Hampton Purchases Fennwood Vineyard in Yamhill-Carlton

RELEASE: Hampton Purchases Fennwood Vineyard in Yamhill-Carlton

On July 31, 2018 Hampton Vineyards, a subsidiary of Hampton Lumber finalized purchase of the Fennwood Vineyard, one of Yamhill-Carlton’s premier vineyards. The Fennwood Vineyard was formerly owned by Birch Creek Associates, which owns other Oregon vineyards and is also affiliated with Dusky Goose Winery. “We were not actively seeking to sell the vineyard,” said […] Read More