The town of Williams, Ore., wants to buy a nearby forest
owned by Boise Cascade to protect local organic farms from
herbicide chemicals used in spraying.
by Rachel Jackson,
Sep 10, 2001
A study reveals that profits of the 12 largest timber
companies in the Northwest went up 43 percent after federal logging
was cut back to protect the spotted owl.
by Alan Pittman,
Aug 07, 1995
Timber industry finances campaign against Option
Feb 07, 1994
The timber industry responds to the Sierra Club's book,
Clearcut, with its side of the story in its own book, Closer
by Chip Giller,
Oct 17, 1994
Overwhelmed by development in this bedroom community near
Seattle, the town of Snoqualmie finds an ally in the Evergreen
Forest Trust, which has purchased a huge tree farm that will enable
logging to continue, and block sprawl.
by Dave Wortman,
May 13, 2002
Some foresters who are using responsible environmental
practices in order to be "green-certified" are disappointed by the
lack of return for their admirable efforts.
by Jane Braxton Little,
Jun 24, 2002
Although logging has declined drastically in the Pacific
Northwest, it’s not necessarily the fault of the Endangered
Species Act or the northern spotted owl.
by Kathie Durban,
Mar 20, 2006
Louisiana-Pacific must pay one of the largest
product-liability settlements in U.S. history to customers who
bought the company's Inner Seal home siding.
by Katie Fesus,
Dec 09, 1996
RBM Lumber in Columbia Falls, Mont., is a small,
family-owned mill that is a pioneer in a brand new kind of timber
economy, one that would restore rather than deplete forests and
create low-volume, high-value wood products in a sustainable
by Steve Thompson,
May 08, 2000
Green-labeling for forest products is becoming more common
throughout the country, but not all green labels are created
by Rebecca Clarren,
May 08, 2000