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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

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Clatsop County Forestry Tour Showcases Local Synergies and Stewardship

Clatsop County Forestry Tour Showcases Local Synergies and Stewardship

Last week, the Hampton team was honored to participate in the 28th Annual Community Leaders Forestry Tour, hosted by the Clatsop Forestry & Wood Products Economic Development Committee. With the theme of ‘Working Forests — More than Just Trees’, the tour was composed of nearly a hundred community members, including Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) […] Read More

Knute Buehler: Oregon’s Chance for a New Direction

Knute Buehler: Oregon’s Chance for a New Direction

Oregonians have an important decision to make this fall; are we content with the way things are going in the state or are we in need of new leadership? As a company, Hampton Lumber takes positions on local elections and policy matters because of the impact those decisions have on our business operations, including manufacturing, […] Read More

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

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One Year In: Hampton Lumber Celebrates Success of Community Outreach Program

One Year In: Hampton Lumber Celebrates Success of Community Outreach Program

PORTLAND, Ore. — November 13, 2018 — Hampton Lumber, a third-generation, family-owned forestland owner and wood products manufacturer, is excited to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its North Coast Community Outreach Program. The effort is led by Community Outreach and Stewardship Coordinator, Jed Arnold, who joined Hampton last fall to enhance the company’s communications and […] Read More

Hampton Lumber’s North Coast Pollinator Project in Full Bloom

Hampton Lumber’s North Coast Pollinator Project in Full Bloom

Portland, Ore. –August 27, 2018–  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 […] Read More

Hampton Purchases Fennwood Vineyard in Yamhill-Carlton

Hampton Purchases Fennwood Vineyard in Yamhill-Carlton

Portland, Ore. –August 16, 2018– 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 […] Read More