Canadian Lumber Firms Bet on US Southeast

Article by Jane Gerster-August 27, 2015/Canada Real Time Canadian companies’ share of lumber production in 8 southeastern states has grown to 25%  from just 3% a decade ago according to Forest Economic Advisors LLC. Canadian firms’ options for growth at home are more limited.  British Columbia was hard hit by a mountain pine beetle infestation … Continued

Timber Article-Prices & Demand

Article published by the Associated Press/Melissa Nelson-Gabriel   http://m.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/sep/07/timber-prices-demand-rise-fuel-florida-/ This article refers to  timber prices, the rise in demand and how it is helping to fuel the economy in Florida.

What an exciting time in forestry!

What an exciting time in forestry!  by Wayne Bell, COO, International Forest Co. There is more wood being harvested currently than I have observed in years.  That is good news for our industry, profession, and landowners. This means there are more opportunities to look at in the next round of investment as foresters and landowners … Continued

2015-Forest inSight Conference

International Forest Company, Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services and The Forest Landowners will host the “Forest inSight” conference and field tour October 27-29, 2015 at the Rainwater Conference Center in Valdosta, Georgia and the field tour to Superior Pine at Fargo, GA.  CFE credits will be available for the conference and tour. Please click on … Continued

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation

The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced a $4.6 million in grants to help support the longleaf ecosystem and advance the objectives of the Range-Wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine.  Funding will restore more than 11,600 acres and enhance more than 163,000 additional acres of longleaf pine habitat. For more information please contact … Continued