Timber Company Announces $16.1 Million Expansion at Mill in Louisiana
November 3, 2020

BRProud.com by: Nancy Cook and Tyler Johnson Posted: Nov 3, 2020, NATCHITOCHES, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Gov. John Bel Edwards and Natchitoches Mill Manager Jason Smith of Weyerhaeuser on Monday announced an expansion project that will create new jobs and secure the more than 200 existing jobs at Weyerhaeuser’s Natchitoches Mill. The $16.1 million capital investment […]

An SC Wood Pellet Plant Seeks To Expand, But Activists Worry About Pollution and Climate
October 31, 2020

The Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina), By Chloe Johnson cjohnson@postandcourier.com, October 31, 2020, GREENWOOD — The Southeast’s biggest wood pellet producer is seeking to expand its only South Carolina plant, driven by energy demand from across the Atlantic. But some neighbors of the Enviva Biomass plant in Greenwood worry about the impact of the […]

Opinion: We All Have a Role To Play in Forest Management
October 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 30, 2020, By Andres Villegas, The images of the devastating wildfires that have obliterated entire communities in Washington, Oregon and California are shocking. And while they may seem otherworldly and far away, they hit close to home, as more than two-thirds of Georgia is covered by forests. But why don’t we […]

CatchMark Timber Trust Inc (CTT) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
October 30, 2020

Motley Fool Transcribers (MFTranscribers) Oct 30, 2020, CTT earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2020. CatchMark Timber Trust Inc (NYSE:CTT) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Oct 30, 2020, 12:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good afternoon. Welcome to CatchMark Timber Trust’s Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference […]

On Gulf Coast, Is Carbon Storage the Next Big Thing?
October 29, 2020

Houston Chronicle, James Osborne, Oct. 29, 2020, WASHINGTON — Two years ago, Louisiana investor Chas Roemer was moving ahead on building a liquefied natural gas export terminal in Southwest Louisiana when he ripped up his plans. With customers abroad under regulatory pressures to address climate change, he decided his project needed to be cleaner than […]

Rollback of Protections Would Allow Logging in Alaska Forest
October 28, 2020

Madison.com Madison, Wisconsin CNN, Associated Press, Oct 28, 2020, Federal protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest will be lifted this week by the Trump administration, allowing “logging and other forms of development” to occur in the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest known as America’s Amazon, the federal government announced. “As of Thursday, it will be […]

American Forests CEO Jad Daley: ‘We are one nation under trees’
October 28, 2020

https://news.mongabay.com/ by Rhett A. Butler 28 October 2020, For nearly 150 years, the group American Forests has been at the forefront of efforts to protect woodlands across the U.S., institute sustainable forestry management, and, more recently, mitigate against increasingly severe wildfires. Its president and CEO, Jad Daley, says forests remain a viable solution to contemporary […]

PotlatchDeltic Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results
October 26, 2020

POTLATCHDELTIC October 26, 2020, PotlatchDeltic Corporation (Nasdaq:PCH) today reported net income of $81.0 million, or $1.20 per diluted share, on revenues of $313.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Net income was $20.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, on revenues of $226.3 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. Third Quarter […]

Wealthy Investors Seem To Be Exploiting Land-Conservation Tax Breaks, and the Senate is Taking Notice
October 23, 2020

The Washington Post By Haisten Willis Oct. 23, 2020, Clay County sits in a remote southwestern corner of Georgia, more than 60 miles from any interstate, with no hospital, pharmacy, red light or high school inside its borders. Yet in 2013 developers claimed more than $12.1 million in tax write-offs by promising to protect hundreds […]

Opinion: Mississippi Timber Crucial To State’s Economy
October 22, 2020

The Northside Sun (Madison, MS) 10/22/2020, As the United States celebrates National Forest Products Week, the Mississippi Forest Landowners Association is reminding Mississippians how big forest products are on the state’s economy. In the southern United States, there are 212 million acres of private forests that are owned and sustainably managed by families and private […]

Canfor Reports Results for Third Quarter of 2020
October 22, 2020

Canfor Corporation Oct 22, 2020, VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 22, 2020 /CNW/ – Canfor Corporation (“The Company” or “Canfor”) (TSX: CFP) today reported its third quarter 2020 results: Overview Third quarter of 2020 reported operating income of $300 million, adjusted operating income of $347 million Record-high adjusted lumber earnings of $387 million, driven by unprecedented surge […]

States That Have Lost the Most Farms the Last 100 Years
October 22, 2020

Statesville Record & Landmark (Statesville, North Carolina), Liz Barrett Foster, Oct 22, 2020, Agriculture is an integral part of the American economy. Stacker examines which states have lost the most farms over the last 100 years, with data from the 1920 Agriculture Census and 2019 Census State Agriculture Summaries. The question is, why have the […]