Sustainability Stories

Un-Vail-ing Our First Wind Farm in the West

When the 38 massive wind turbines of the Skookumchuck wind farm began spinning on our Vail tree farm in southwest Washington a little more than a year ago, it became the sixth active wind farm on our property — but it made history as the first commercial-scale wind farm west of the Cascades. ... Read More
January 21, 2022

After 2020 Wildfires in Oregon, Dogged Work to Replant and Restore Our Forests Shows Encouraging Results

Earlier this year, a log truck full of fire-salvaged timber wound its way down the mainline road at our Clackamas, Oregon, tree farm. It was one of about 100 vehicles that carried 215 loads of wood out of Clackamas that day — possibly setting a haul record for the tree farm. ... Read More
October 12, 2021

Rebuilding Together: Signs of recovery — and hope — after 2020 wildfires in Oregon

Last September, wildfires burned through Oregon’s Lane, Clackamas and Marion Counties, including portions of our Snow Peak, Springfield and Clackamas tree farms. ... Read More
October 4, 2021

Banking on the future: When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had a problem, our mitigation banking business had the solution

In August 2016 a storm battered southern Louisiana with upwards of 30 inches of rain in 48 hours. More than 146,000 structures flooded across 20 parishes, resulting in damages of more than $10 billion ... Read More
August 31, 2021

Collaboration architect Ian Hamilton helps design systems to connect WY employees

“I’ve always been interested in technology,” says Ian Hamilton, Weyerhaeuser's Unified Communications team lead and Office 365 architect ... Read More
August 31, 2021