PotlatchDeltic Sells Minnesota Acreage

PotlatchDeltic Sells Minnesota Acreage PotlatchDeltic Corp. officials recently announced an agreement to sell 72,000 acres in Minnesota to The Conservation Fund for approximately $48 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2020. Company...

Indonesia To Keep Export License System

Indonesia To Keep Export License System Backing off an earlier announcement that Indonesian wood products exporters would no longer need to obtain a license showing the wood’s origin and legality, Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade recently reversed itself after an outcry...

Interfor Lays Off Gilchrist Staff

Interfor Lays Off Gilchrist Staff Following an earlier announcement, Interfor began laying off 130 of 150 employees at its Gilchrist, Ore. sawmill in late June. Company officials cited difficulties with the coronavirus issue and overall market conditions as reasons...

Wood ID Lab Moves To Oregon State

Wood ID Lab Moves To Oregon State Thanks to a five-year, $4 million federal grant from the Forest Service International Programs Office, the Wood Identification and Screening Center (WISC) is moving to Oregon State University, where it will join the College of...

Oregon Salamander Lives With Logging

Oregon Salamander Lives With Logging Following a seven-year study of 88 timber tracts across Oregon’s western Cascade Range, researchers have concluded no “discernable difference” in populations and occupancy of a rare salamander on recently harvested stands...

Sierra Pacific Foundation Grants Scholarships

Sierra Pacific Foundation Grants Scholarships The Sierra Pacific Foundation is awarding over $618,000 in scholarships to 200 students as they attend colleges, universities and trade schools during 2020-21 school year. “It is both an honor and privilege for our family...