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Restoring Oregon’s forests after devastating wildfires

Restoring Oregon’s forests after devastating wildfires

Oct. 15, 2020 – Oregon Forests Forever — September was one of Oregon’s most destructive and damaging wildfire seasons in recent history, burning nearly one million acres across both public and private lands. Restoration and regeneration of Oregon’s forests will likely take years and require more than 100 million tree seedlings… Read More

Opinion: Wildfires show need to unite behind forestry solutions

Opinion: Wildfires show need to unite behind forestry solutions

Oct. 11, 2020 – Oregonian — When we thought 2020 couldn’t get worse, the windstorm and resulting wildfires from Labor Day created the worst fire season in Oregon history: bigger than the previous record-holding Silver Falls Fire in 1865, bigger than all the Tillamook Burns combined, and bigger than the footprint of degradation left in the […] Read More

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Timber could help make Oregon a leader in the fight against climate change

Timber could help make Oregon a leader in the fight against climate change

To help combat climate change, cities around the world are increasingly prioritizing use of wood over carbon intensive building products like steel and concrete. As a result, demand is surging for climate-friendly mass timber products such as cross-laminated timber, or CLT, which can be used to construct buildings up to 40 stories high. Here in […] Read More

Oregon’s North Coast forest sector is in jeopardy

Oregon’s North Coast forest sector is in jeopardy

Oregon’s state forests are multi-use working forests, managed by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) to provide the “greatest permanent value” for surrounding counties, which includes harvest, recreation, and conservation. At roughly 700,000 acres, these lands represent just 4 percent of all forestland in Oregon but they are enormously important to north coast communities. Around […] Read More

COVID-19 Crisis: Our Inherent Connections Revealed

COVID-19 Crisis: Our Inherent Connections Revealed

It’s been over two months since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the U.S. and nearly two full weeks since Governors in Oregon and Washington ordered people to stay at home. Restaurants have closed or reduced services.  Amusement parks and theaters are closed and leisure activities have been cancelled. Schools and state and national […] Read More

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Restoring Oregon’s forests after devastating wildfires

Restoring Oregon’s forests after devastating wildfires

Oct. 15, 2020 – Oregon Forests Forever — September was one of Oregon’s most destructive and damaging wildfire seasons in recent history, burning nearly one million acres across both public and private lands. Restoration and regeneration of Oregon’s forests will likely take years and require more than 100 million tree seedlings… Read More

Opinion: Wildfires show need to unite behind forestry solutions

Opinion: Wildfires show need to unite behind forestry solutions

Oct. 11, 2020 – Oregonian — When we thought 2020 couldn’t get worse, the windstorm and resulting wildfires from Labor Day created the worst fire season in Oregon history: bigger than the previous record-holding Silver Falls Fire in 1865, bigger than all the Tillamook Burns combined, and bigger than the footprint of degradation left in the […] Read More

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber Becomes Official Sponsor of Portland Thorns FC

RELEASE: Hampton Lumber Becomes Official Sponsor of Portland Thorns FC

Portland, OR – Hampton Lumber is pleased to announce a multiyear partnership with Portland Thorns FC. Hampton has been the Official Wood Products Sponsor of the Portland Timbers since 2017, supplying the team with sustainably grown and harvested Victory Logs from Hampton’s nearby forestlands. Hampton also supports the Timber’s TREES Youth Soccer Camp summer program. Hampton’s […] Read More