Finding Success in the Residuals Market

  TimberWest March/April 2018 Three times a day, a residual hauler from Sierra Pacific, Interstate Wood Products, or Veneer Chip Transport visits Gem Shavings’ new Shelton facility to deliver an average of 175 cubic yards of wood shavings. Usually a couple days later, these wood shavings leave Gem Shavings either as bales or in bulk, […]

River food webs: Incorporating nature’s invisible fabric into river management

  U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings April 2018 Increasing the population of spring Chinook salmon and summer steelhead in Washington state’s Methow River is a goal of the Upper Columbia Spring Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Plan. Spring Chinook salmon and summer steelhead are listed as endangered and threatened, respectively, under […]

There’s carbon in them thar hills: But how much? Could Pacific Northwest forests store more?

U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings April 2017 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United States annually compiles a report on the nation’s carbon flux—the amount of carbon emitted into the atmosphere compared to the amount stored by terrestrial landscapes. Forests store vast amounts of […]

NDC Timber Inc. – 30 Years of Corporate and Environmental Responsibility

TimberWest November/December 2013 In John Evans’ opinion, tower logging has the better views, and as a forest engineer for NDC Timber Inc. who has spent nearly 30 years overseeing high-country tower logging operations throughout Grays Harbor, Mason and Pacific counties, and southeast Alaska, he would know. Read more…