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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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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 critical materials. Supply chain issues have affected many products from steel to microchips.  Commodity […] Read More

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 relationships, and the social fabric that connects us all. It will likely take […] Read More

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

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Hampton Acquires 145,000 Acres of Timberland in N.W. Washington

Hampton Acquires 145,000 Acres of Timberland in N.W. Washington

RELEASE: July 8, 2021Portland, OR – Hampton Lumber has completed the purchase of approximately 145,000 acres of timberland from Weyerhaeuser in Northwest Washington. These high-quality forestlands are spread out across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Chelan, and Kittitas counties.  These timberlands will provide a long-term fiber supply for Hampton’s sawmill in Darrington, which employs 160 people and […] Read More

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