Weyerhaeuser sells Michigan timberlands in multimillion dollar deal Sep 16, 2019 | Megan Campbell – Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal Seattle-based Weyerhaeuser announced Monday that it has sold its Michigan timberlands for $300 million. The 555,000 acres will go to Lyme Great Lakes Holding LLC, an affiliate of The Lyme Timber Company LP, which is … Continue reading Weyerhaeuser Co. sells Michigan timberlands to Lyme Timber – Puget Sound Business Journal
The majority of logging companies, fail to protect their lands from unsustainable clear-felling practices and even fewer have systems to monitor and ensure such policies. This study looks at global Companies and rainforests, but the same can be applied to Timber practices in The United States. Forestry companies warned over environmental policies 5 August 2019 … Continue reading Timber Companies Have The Opportunity To Protect Forests Long Term – But They Don’t!
A growing body of evidence indicates that the continuing destruction of tropical forests is disrupting the movement of water in the atmosphere, causing major shifts in precipitation that could lead to drought in key agricultural areas in China, India, and the U.S. Midwest. JULY 24, 2018 | Fred Pearce | Yale Environment 360 Every tree … Continue reading Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles
Timber managers grow other avenues to boost their returns. June 10, 2019 | Arleen Jacobius | Pensions & Investments Timber is not only about the trees. Returns have taken a nosedive — to the NCREIF Timberland index returning 2.38% for the 12 months ended March 31 from 9.69% in 2013 — due to an overabundance … Continue reading Seeing the forest and the trees in whole new ways
If we want to effectively mitigate climate change, it’s time for bold action to protect forestlands April 4, 2019 | Danna Smith, Chad Hanson, And Matthew Koehler | earthisland.org Climate change is having a growing impact on Americans and, as the crisis escalates, communities face growing challenges. The latest report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change … Continue reading Logging Is the Lead Driver of Carbon Emissions from US Forests