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The Oregon Timber Worker’s Truth

The Oregon Timber Worker’s Truth

Feb. 23, 2020, Register-Guard – Surviving through the spotted owl era, evolving logging processes and now climate change, timber communities continually face the sense that their livelihood and way of life is dubious. Read More

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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

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 requires large-scale investment in infrastructure, time, and people to […] Read More

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Hampton News Releases

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

RELEASE: Hampton Scholarship Program Announces 2020 Award Recipients

RELEASE: Hampton Scholarship Program Announces 2020 Award Recipients

The Hampton Lumber Scholarship Program for children and spouses of employees was launched in late 2017. From 2018-2019, Hampton has provided 48 awards to students furthering their education at a college, university or technical school. While Hampton already offers tuition reimbursement for employees, this scholarship program is a way to extend educational opportunities to our […] Read More