Alumnus Donates Land to the University of Arkansas to Sell
July 1, 2020 by Jaime Adame | July 1, 2020, FAYETTEVILLE — A North Carolina man has given real estate valued at $317,000 to support architecture studies at the University of Arkansas. Tom Rowland, a 1967 UA graduate, said he was “intrigued” by UA efforts to use timber in building designs. A gallery will be named for […]

Opinion: To Save South Carolina’s Forests, Environmentalists Must Work in Tandem with Forest Landowners
June 26, 2020 BY CAM CRAWFORD, JUNE 26, 2020, South Carolina needs to engage in a new strategy for forest conservation in the 21st century. Conservation began with forestry more than a century ago, leading President Teddy Roosevelt to state that the conservation movement was “a direct outgrowth of the forest movement.” During the 20th century, meanwhile, […]

CatchMark’s Triple T Joint Venture and Georgia-Pacific Amend Wood Supply Agreement
June 24, 2020 ATLANTA, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CTT) announced today that its Triple T joint venture has amended its wood supply agreement with Georgia-Pacific WFS LLC (Georgia-Pacific) intended to achieve market-based pricing on timber sales. CatchMark invests in 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands through Triple T and […]

PotlatchDeltic Announces Agreement to Sell 72,000 acres in Minnesota to The Conservation Fund
June 21, 2020 SPOKANE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 21, 2020– PotlatchDeltic Corporation (NASDAQ: PCH) today announced an agreement to sell approximately 72,000 acres in Minnesota to The Conservation Fund for approximately $48 million in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the second half of 2020. This press release features multimedia. […]

Opinion: Partisan Feud Leads DeSantis to Rile Florida’s Agriculture Industry
June 12, 2020

Home Posted On June 12, 2020 By Alexa E., Politics is a messy business. Many would prefer to stay out of it, but unfortunately, that’s not always possible. As Florida Governor Ron DeSantis knows all too well, you’re only as good as your Cabinet members. Currently, the governor is butting heads with Florida Agriculture Commissioner […]

Forest Landowners: Beware of “Legal” Timber Theft
June 9, 2020

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, June 9, 2020, Will Hehemann, School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, Timber theft is not as big a problem as it was 20 years ago, Joe Friend, forester for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Prior to and during the early 2000s, some unscrupulous loggers would cut […]

New Report: Biomass a Big Winner in Fight to Reduce Carbon Emissions
June 8, 2020

Inside Sources, Posted to Energy June 08, 2020 by Michael Graham, A newly released study from the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency concludes that “biomass appears to play a significant role in a climate-neutral, circular economy.” It’s the latest in a series of findings supporting forestry as part of a global strategy to lower carbon levels […]

State of Florida to Buy 17K Acres of Timberland
June 7, 2020 By David Adlerstein Apalachicola Times Editor Posted Jun 7, 2020, An enormous swath of once bustling timberlands in eastern Franklin County, targeted more than a decade ago by The St. Joe Company for development, will soon be protected permanently for its value in preserving the environment and affording tourists a chance to enjoy it. […]

Domain Timber Advisors Announces Final Asset Sale and Closing of Environmental Investment Fund
May 20, 2020

Business Wire, May 20, 2020, Atlanta, Georgia, Longleaf Mitigation Bank in Nassau County, Fla. sold to private investor; fund called $19.3 million at closing. ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Domain Capital Group, LLC, a comprehensive private investment management services firm, today announced its subsidiary, Domain Timber Advisors, has sold the remaining asset in the company’s Environmental Investments I Fund […]

Arkansas Timber Industry’s COVID-19 Recovery Likely to be Slow
May 15, 2020 Matthew Pelkki, professor and Clippert Endowed Chair of Forestry, College of Forestry, Agriculture, and Natural Resources University of Arkansas at Monticello, May 15, 2020, Arkansas is the 9th leading producer of timber in the United States, harvesting more than 24 million tons per year of timber worth an estimated $445 million to landowners. The […]

Pope Resources Announces Unitholder Approval of Merger with Rayonier
May 5, 2020

Yahoo Finance, Press Release Newswire, May 5, 2020, POULSBO, Wash., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pope Resources, A Delaware Limited Partnership (“Pope Resources”) (NASDAQ: POPE) announced today that its unitholders approved its previously announced merger with Rayonier. At the special meeting, approximately 99% of votes cast were voted in favor of the proposal to approve […]

Kentucky Teachers Calls on Molpus for Increased Commitment
May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020, Pensions & Investments, ROB KOZLOWSKI, Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System, Frankfort, increased its commitment to timberland funds managed by Molpus Woodlands Group to up to $250 million, said Gary L. Harbin, executive secretary, in an email. The $20.1 billion pension fund previously had $153 million invested with two funds managed by Molpus as […]