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October 30, 2011

Some Timberland Transactions and Other Stuff

I've had several requests for an update on issues surrounding timberland investments and transactions to date for 2011 so I am posting a chart of the transactions of which I am aware. I will also make a comment or two on conservation easements and on who is

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October 31, 2011

Report fails to see the forest for the carbon

At first glance, the latest biomass study out of Oregon State University seemed like bad news with a capital B. It certainly could pose yet another obstacle for champions of woody biomass removal, the latest and perhaps best hope to address the problems of our rural forest communities.

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October 26, 2011

NAFO refutes OSU biomass study conclusions

The authors of a study recently published by Oregon State University’s College of Forestry says that the production of bioenergy from U.S.

Dr. Peter Kolb discusses Sustainable Forestry, German-style

How German the sustainable forest management (SFM) system is recognized by the US - spend the time to watch - and have a lough!

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Sept. 29, 2011

USDA Study Shows Economic and Environmental Benefits of Wood as Green Building Material

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) welcomes a study by the U.S.

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American Manufacturer of Pulp and Paper Machinery Files Suit Against Andritz


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October 6, 2011

Q and A: Forests and Climate

Reading about declining forests, the problem seems overwhelming. So I’m wondering: What can I do at a personal level?

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October 7, 2011

Exports of logs and lumber from the US and Canada to China to reach record

Lumber shipments from Canada alone could reach 1.2 billion dollars this year. The North American share of log and lumber import volumes to China has increased from four percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2010.

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Sep 13, 2011

Weyerhaeuser Recognized as Global Sustainability Leader

EDERAL WAY, Wash., USA, Sep 13, 2011 - Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which tracks companies in terms of their economic, environmental and social performance. Weyerhaeuser is one of only eight building materials companies to be included on the World Index.

Weyerhaeuser also continues to be a member of the DJSI North America, as it has every year since its inception in 2005.

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August 23, 2011

Wis. officials start work on timber clearing plan


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