Jessica Dally, Forester and Former Wildland Firefighter, Gets Real About Mental Health

As part of our Fighting Fires Together campaign, we’re featuring stories of our employees who have served on the front lines fighting fires. In September 2020, wildland firefighter Jessica Dally and the John Day Helitack Crew were stationed in eastern Oregon when the Holiday Farm fire started near her hometown, six hours away. Her father, a firefighter with the Oregon Department of Forestry, was on the front lines of the fire. Her mother was evacuating their family home. ... Read More
May 20, 2022

New Partnership With Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Will Provide Mental Health Support and Resources for Wildland Firefighters

This May, as we prepare for another wildfire season across the Pacific Northwest (including B.C.), we are launching a new partnership with Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance to help raise awareness and provide support and mental health resources for wildland firefighters. Coinciding with National Mental Health Awareness Month and Wildfire Awareness Month, the Fighting Fires Together campaign will highlight the firefighters who risk their lives to protect our forests and communities — including our own employees and contractors — and the mental toll this duty can take on them and their families. ... Read More
May 10, 2022

From West Virginia to Washington, SFI® Audit Successes in 2021 Set the Tone for 2022

In the spring of 2021, Gene Shutler was conducting a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® internal audit with a group of Weyerhaeuser colleagues when a wild turkey came off its roost and flew past the group. ... Read More
May 3, 2022

Weyerhaeuser Removes Aging Structure and Helps Restore Bayou Dorcheat in Northern Louisiana to Its Natural State

A deteriorating eyesore is no more on Bayou Dorcheat in northwest Louisiana. The state-designated Natural and Scenic River was returned to its natural state in December after we removed a long-abandoned wooden bridge in Webster Parrish. ... Read More
April 27, 2022

Canadian Timberlands Expands Long-Term Partnership With Ducks Unlimited Canada To Help Conserve Sensitive Wetland Habitats

In Canada’s western boreal forests, ducklings literally rain down from the treetops during the spring waterfowl breeding season. Every year, 12 to 15 million ducks nest in this 1.4-billion-acre swath of wetlands and woodlands stretching from Alaska to Newfoundland, including some of our timberlands operating areas in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario. ... Read More
April 18, 2022