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Logger Jay Browning honored for Big Creek efforts

Logger Jay Browning honored for Big Creek efforts

ASTORIA — Clatsop County logger Jay Browning of J.M. Browning Logging Inc. of Astoria has been chosen as 2018 Operator of the Year for the Northwest Oregon Area. Browning was singled out for protecting a fish-bearing stream within Hampton Lumber’s Big Creek Forest. Read More

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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Word from the CEO

Our fundamental connection to shelter

Our fundamental connection to shelter

Mark PorterPresident, Hampton Lumber Sales Hampton Lumber manufactures and distributes lumber and building materials throughout North America.  Recognizing that our company has a fundamental connection with providing shelter, we do not need to look further than our own community. Here in the Pacific Northwest we are challenged by a lack of affordable housing in both […] Read More

Hampton Vineyard Ownership – Cheers to a Grape New Endeavor!

Hampton Vineyard Ownership – Cheers to a Grape New Endeavor!

By David Hampton, Co-Owner Since my grandfather started the business in 1942, wood products have been our sole purpose and passion. At its core, Hampton is and always will be a sawmilling and lumber sales company that supplies wood products around the globe. We grow trees efficiently and sustainably in the Pacific Northwest to produce […] Read More

2018 in Review – A Year of Ups and Downturns

2018 in Review – A Year of Ups and Downturns

From the start, 2018 was full of promise.  The year began with a fantastic lumber market—one of the best we’ve seen in years. Our sales team hustled to move product all over the world and established a number of new partnerships with vendors and suppliers. When markets are good we invest back into our infrastructure […] 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