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Va. Timberlands Team Hits a Home Run with New Community Partner

Like other company locations, our Timberlands office in Lynchburg, Va., receives a yearly allocation from our Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund for local distribution. And also like many other locations, the close-knit, six-person group is always looking for ways to build on those donations by sharing their time, experiences and memories together. ... Read More
October 3, 2022

Research Ecologist Laura Six Connects with Students, Community

Laura Six, a forest ecologist in our environmental research group in Centralia, Washington, has a long family history in the forestry industry. Her great-grandfather was a logger. Her great-uncles and uncles worked in forest products. Her grandfather was a contractor who helped build the old Weyerhaeuser corporate headquarters in Federal Way, Washington. And her father was a production forestry researcher for Weyerhaeuser. ... Read More
September 21, 2022

Transforming 11 Acres in Oregon for Critical Fish Habitat

In an area along Oregon’s Coos River, east of Coos Bay and just downstream from the point where the Millicoma and the South Fork Coos Rivers join, there’s an 11-acre piece of property that was, for a time, forgotten about. ... Read More
August 24, 2022

At 40, Our First OSB Mill Inspires a New Generation

In the summer of 1982, a sheathing material called oriented strand board had homebuilding buzzing. It was less expensive than plywood but had comparable strength, better “nail bite,” and reduced delamination and edge-swell issues. ... Read More
August 17, 2022

Getting a Feel for a Future in Forestry

On May 9, a late-season snowfall blanketed the grounds of the Ducks Unlimited Canada Wetland Centre at Evergreen Park in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Grade six students arrived in buses, bundled up in heavy coats and mittens, ready to learn about forest-related topics such as how to identify different species of trees, wildlife and invasive plants at the annual Walk Through the Forest event. ... Read More
August 4, 2022