Woods to Mill
The forest products industry in the Lake States Region has always been a somewhat seasonal activity and dependent on winter - a time when the ground freezes solid and the entire forest can be accessed - to be a time when logging activity peaks...
The December Northeast Region FRA Forest Forum featured presentations from the University of Maine’s Cooperative Forest Research Unit (CFRU). Founded in 1975, CFRU is among the oldest forest industry / academic research cooperatives, and FRA provides...
By December 18, 2017, most commercial vehicle operators who are required to keep Hours-of-Service (HOS) Records of Duty Status (RODS) will also be required to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELD). FRA Staff are aware that there seems to be some uncertainty...
FRA’s Northeast Region holds monthly Forest Forums – a dinner where members of the supply chain gather to socialize, have dinner and hear about issues of importance to the region’s forest industry. Since re-starting in September, we have held three successful Forums...
Weyerhaeuser’s Nathan Christie (yellow hardhat in back facing group) explains how stands of hybrid aspen are being established on this site in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during a field tour at the recent Lake States Fall Meeting. Plastic tubes protect the...
October 19 is National Bioenergy Day, designated to recognize the important role that biomass energy – particularly wood energy – can play in supporting stronger rural economies and a healthy environment. The forest products industry has long known the benefits...
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