Unpacking Lumber Prices

Unpacking Lumber Prices

Lumber prices are making headlines across North America and for good reason—over the past year, the price of lumber has increased dramatically.  A global health crisis, policy interventions, and basic supply and demand issues have created shortages of a number of...

2020: A Year in Review

2020: A Year in Review

Where to start? 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as a year most people would like to forget. One steeped in uncertainty, fear, anger, and division and marked by tragic and terrible events. It has tested communities, workplaces, healthcare systems, personal...

COVID-19 Crisis: Taking the Long-View

COVID-19 Crisis: Taking the Long-View

Of the lessons learned in my years working in the Pacific Northwest timber industry, the most significant has been the importance of taking the long-view. This way of thinking is an inherent part of an industry that takes decades to bring a product to market and...