Sustainability Stories

Caileigh Shoot Finds Her Career Happy Place on Our Forest Carbon Team

Forest Carbon is one of our newest teams at Weyerhaeuser. Housed within our Corporate Development organization and part of our Natural Climate Solutions business, the team is responsible for developing forest carbon projects on our existing Timberlands. Our first forest carbon project, Kibby Skinner in Maine, was approved by ACR last fall. Two additional forest carbon projects are under development in the U.S. South, with even more in the pipeline. It’s a new frontier not just for Weyerhaeuser but for forestry as a whole. ... Read More
June 11, 2024

Our Wildfire-Affected Tree Farms in Oregon Look to the Future — and Work Together for Support

In September 2020, the Holiday Farm Fire burned across nearly 166,000 forested acres in Oregon. Some of those impacted acres — including some of our own — were so damaged the soil couldn’t hold water. That meant many seedlings planted there would not survive. ... Read More
May 15, 2024

Crown Z Trail Signage Project in Oregon Shares the Story of Modern Forestry

The Crown Z Trail meanders for 23 miles between the towns of Scappoose and Vernonia, Oregon, just northwest of the Portland metro area. Part paved and part gravel, the trail invites users to walk, hike, bike and ride horses up and down its length — including through part of our Northwest Oregon tree farm in Columbia County, Oregon. ... Read More
April 18, 2024

Glenville State University Students Get a Hands-On Look at Sustainable Forestry Tech

It’s a rare treat for college students to witness and examine state-of-the-art forestry technology up close. But that’s what seven Glenville State University silviculture students were able to do this fall on a field trip to our Cold Knob property in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. ... Read More
March 25, 2024

Removal of an Old Log Drive Dam in Maine Restores Brook Trout Habitat

In the days before highways and railroads, how did forestry companies transport their harvests from remote logging sites to sawmills and pulp mills located hundreds of miles away? Often by water, in a clever practice called log driving. ... Read More
March 22, 2024