Woods to Mill
I have been with the Forest Resources Association (FRA) since May, competitively placed through the Demmer Scholars Program.
For a mill, some of the most important relationships are with the people that supply wood to the facility. As more than one mill has proven, it is very hard to run when you don’t have raw materials to operate. For suppliers, mills are the customer.
Much of the controversy over the listing of the northern spotted owl has subsided, but the memory of what took place and the impact of the listing on many rural communities in the Pacific Northwest remains.
Landowners and managers have choices and responsibilities when it comes to threatened and endangered species conservation.
The Forest Resources Association’s Southwide Safety Committee has updated one of FRA’s most in-demand publications, the Timber Harvesting Safety Manual.
Ticks have made headlines in recent years with seven new tick-borne pathogens having been discovered in the U.S. since 2004.  The latest is called Powassan, named after the municipality in Ontario where the illness was first identified in 1958.
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