Domain Timber Advisors Completes 11 Timberland Transactions
April 4, 2020

https://www.lesprom.com/ April 3, 2020 Domain Capital Group, LLC, a comprehensive private investment management services firm, announced its subsidiary, Domain Timber Advisors, completed 11 total timberland sales in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia at an average bare land value of $1,429 per acre. The sales ranged from 56 to 603 acres, with an average size […]

The Toilet Paper Shortage Is More Complicated Than You Think
April 3, 2020

https://www.vox.com/ By Terry Nguyen terry.nguyen@voxmedia.com Apr 3, 2020 Suppliers aren’t sure when toilet paper will be readily available again. There was a time before the coronavirus pandemic when toilet paper was plentiful. Not anymore. Empty or sparsely stocked grocery store shelves are the new normal, and shoppers are left wondering: Where did all the toilet […]

Molpus Woodlands Group Purchases 66,946 acres of Timberland in Mississippi
April 2, 2020

https://www.lesprom.com/ 11:10 AM / April 2, 2020 The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC has, on behalf of two clients, successfully purchased approximately 66,946 acres of timberland in southeast Mississippi. These historically well-managed timberlands have been under professional management for over seventy years and provide access to broad timber markets that represent a large spectrum of pulp, […]

Opinion: Why Conservation Areas Are Not Living Up to Their Potential in Indonesia
April 1, 2020

https://theconversation.com/ April 1, 2020 Indonesia is home to the third-largest tropical forest after the Amazon and Congo. These forests have high biodiversity values and Indonesia has set aside million of hectares as conservation forests to protect the country’s rich biodiversity and the world’s climate. To ensure people who live in and around the forests and […]

Opinion: Weyerhaeuser Vends Montana Timberlands, Optimizes Portfolio
March 30, 2020

Yahoo Finance Zacks Equity Research March 30, 2020 Weyerhaeuser Company WY has been focusing on optimization of the timberlands portfolio. The company had earlier sold Michigan timberlands to Lyme Great Lakes Holding LLC — a subsidiary of The Lyme Timber Company LP — for $300 million. Recently, Weyerhaeuser announced that it has sold 630,000 acres […]

Florida Forestry Keeps the Toilet Paper Rolling
March 30, 2020

Southeast Ag Net MARCH 30, 2020 Forest products contribute to a large and valuable industry for the state of Florida – altogether comprising the state’s largest agricultural commodity. This includes primary and secondary product industries that range from lumber to, you guessed it, toilet paper. With stores struggling to maintain supply in toilet paper aisles […]

Model: What Increased Woody Biomass Use Looks Like for the Global Forest Ecosystem
March 27, 2020

https://phys.org/ by Adam Daigneault, University of Maine MARCH 27, 2020 Incentivizing both sequestration and avoidance of emissions— using a carbon rental or carbon tax and subsidy approach—versus only a carbon tax encourages protection of natural forests by valuing the standing stock, according to a new study led by Georgia Institute of Technology. In their study, […]

Toilet Paper Run Means Demand for Alabama Timber
March 24, 2020

AL.com By William Thornton | wthornton@al.com, Posted Mar 24, 2020, Shoppers scouring shelves nationwide for toilet paper, paper towels and sanitizing wipes means demand for Alabama timber is strong. But the long-term economy is what’s on the mind of at least one member of the state’s timber industry. Foothills Timber Co., based in Heflin, harvests […]

Is Your Company an Essential Business? It Depends
March 24, 2020

https://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/ By Karl D. Forth March 24, 2020, The Department of Homeland Security issued guidance on specific industries last week that it considers essential during the coronavirus pandemic. That guidance lists the forest products sector in the Food and Agriculture section. The following language is included: Workers who support the manufacture and distribution of forest […]

Growing partners: A look at Canada’s Tolko and Louisiana’s Hunt Forest Products’ LaSalle Lumber
March 17, 2020

https://www.woodbusiness.ca/ March 17, 2020 By Jessica Johnson / Hatton-Brown Hunt Forest Products and Tolko Industries have joined forces to open LaSalle Lumber Co. in Louisiana. Hot on the heels of the ‘great migration’ of Canadian corporations buying independent sawmills in the U.S. South, two companies did things a little differently. Hunt Forest Products, a well-established […]

$1.5 Billion Sun Paper Project Near Arkadelphia (AR) Officially Canceled
March 16, 2020

https://katv.com/ ABC 7 On Your Side by Talk Business & Politics Monday, March 16th 2020 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Talk Business & Politics) — Representatives of Sun Paper Co., the $1.5 billion paper mill project slated for Clark County near Arkadelphia, have said the deal is officially terminated. In a letter dated March 15, Andrzej Bednarski, […]

Opinion: What The Cruise Industry Has To Learn From My Cousins Back In Arkansas
March 13, 2020

https://www.cruiselawnews.com/ By Jim Walker on March 13, 2020 This past month, I have spent a lot of time back home in Arkansas tending to some family matters. Being in a down-to-earth location like El Dorado, Arkansas makes it exceedingly clear just how greedy the Miami-based cruise lines truly are. My home town of El Dorado […]