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  • 'It shouldn't be all or nothing'

    Evenlyn Thompson of RBM Lumber talks about working for sustainable forestry.

  • 'Specialists in diversity'

    RBM Lumber is not your typical forest products firm, but others could learn a lot from it.

  • A growing movement in green

    Green-labeling for forest products is becoming more common throughout the country, but not all green labels are created equal.

  • After the fall

    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 way.

  • Can green-certified lumber make it?

    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.

  • Checks are in the mail

    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.

  • Judge disciplines L-P

    Louisiana-Pacific is fined $37 million for breaking environmental laws at its Olathe, Colo., waferboard plant, and also for selling a product that did not meet the company's claim.

  • Just ask the loggers

    A Forest Service memo suggesting regional foresters work with the timber industry enrages logging critics.

  • Just don't do it

    A logging company defies a request from the Oregon State Forestry Department that loggers voluntarily stop clear-cutting slide-prone slopes above highways and homes.

  • Landmark timber deal stops Seattle sprawl

    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.

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