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Save a Forest, Use Wood Products

Every time you use a forest product, it is as if you are ordering another tree to be planted, and the reforestation cycle begins...

Taking the Long Road: Studying Timber Bridge Service Life

Results of this study found that timber is a durable option for primary structural members in highway bridges.   Timber bridges are a much larger part...

Virginia Tech Studies the Relationship of Mineral Stain in Red Oak to Growth Site...

The potential presence of mineral stain can make it difficult to accurately assess the value of any particular stand of red oak trees.  The “Red...

Active Forest Conservation Beats Passive Preservation: Addressing Accumulated Forest Fuels Can Yield a Triple...

Active Forest Conservation Beats Passive Preservation—Public policies thwart managers from restoring forests and effecting long-term fuel reduction designed to protect wood, water, wildlife and...

Legislation Seeks to Reduce Formaldehyde Emissions

Legislation to reduce emissions of formaldehyde from composite wood products has been introduced in the Senate. Improving the air quality of American homes may bring...

Fighting Invasive Species:Federal Officials Explore Pest Rules for Wood Packaging, Firewood

Federal Officials Explore Pest Rules for Wood Packaging, Firewood – The federal government is considering the potential extension of pallet heat treating to domestic...

Potomac Supply Corp. Wins Environmental Award, Utilizes Green Energy

Virginia SawmillRelies on McConnell Tech, National Barn, Unitemp, Koger Air and SmartTrac Operating a ‘green’ facility is nothing new to Potomac Supply Corp. in Kinsale,...

Drying Pallets and Keeping Them Dry Help Prevent Mold from Occurring

Fan Sheds, Chemical Dip Treatments Effective Combination for Controlling Mold Mold growing on newly manufactured wood pallets is becoming less tolerated by many customers. Increasingly...

Focus on Old Growth Misses the Mark

The Sensible Environmentalist Dear Dr. Moore: How do I know if my deck comes from an old growth forest? Wood products are not tracked in terms...

Use Wood to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

The most important thing is to reduce fossil fuel consumption Dear Dr. Moore: What can I do to help address the problem of climate change? The...
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