Sustainability Stories

Log Donation to Oregon Zoo Provides Enrichment for Elephants

In celebration of World Elephant Day on August 12, our Lower Columbia Timberlands team in Oregon donated a truckload of logs to the Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Lands habitat. The 25-ton load of logs — a mix of Douglas-fir and maple up to 40 feet long, all harvested from Rainier, Oregon — will help encourage the Oregon Zoo’s five Asian elephants to be active as they would be their natural environment. ... Read More
August 29, 2023

Princeton, BC, Timberlands Team Helps Students Plant 225 Trees and an Early Connection to Forestry

On May 16, our Princeton, British Columbia, Timberlands team headed out to the woods to plant 225 seedlings with 45 eager young volunteers from local schools as part of National Forest Week in Canada. ... Read More
August 28, 2023

Students Discover the Bounty of the Forest at Weeklong Family Forestry Expo in Montana

Surrounded by a crowd of elementary school students, Sean Reynolds announced, “Today we’re going to talk about boards. Who thinks that sounds boring?” Hands shot into the air, but Sean wasn’t disheartened. He knew they’d change their minds in just a few moments. They always do. ... Read More
August 16, 2023

New Fiber-Sourcing Website Provides Insight Into a Wood Product’s Sustainable Journey From the Forest

A new website offers the public deeper insight than ever before into what’s happening in the forests where a wood product originated in the United States. Produced by the American Wood Council and launched this April, the new site ( will help Weyerhaeuser and other forest products companies bring increased transparency to our fiber supply chain and its environmental sustainability practices. ... Read More
August 11, 2023

Coastal Piedmont Timberlands & McKinnon Seed Orchard Host 66th Forestry Field Day for Middle and High School Students

For the past 66 years, our Coastal Piedmont Timberlands and McKinnon seed orchard teams in Georgia have hosted a Forestry Field Day with the Georgia Future Farmers of America. The event has long been a great showcase of our company and career opportunities within our industry, and this April more than 300 middle and high school students from 10 Coastal Georgia counties gathered at McKinnon to learn about our operations and compete against one another in events that mirror actual forestry activities. ... Read More
July 28, 2023