Histories Intertwined: Bruce Sawmill in Missississippi Celebrates 50 Years of Deep Community Connection

On July 4, the tiny town of Bruce, Mississippi, held its annual Sawmill Festival, honoring the largest industry in Calhoun County. Every year, locals get together for food, fun, a 5K run and a showcase of local arts and crafts. ... Read More
January 10, 2024

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

Volunteer of the Year George Virtue Gives High Schoolers an Inside Look at Careers in Forest Products

George Virtue is always looking for opportunities to help others in his community of Sweet Home, Oregon. When he isn’t working, sleeping or spending time with his family, he’s volunteering with a number of local groups and programs. ... Read More
March 14, 2023

Oregon Trucking Makes Dream Come True for Local High School Student

Last spring, Jeff Mehlschau, Western Regeneration team lead, spoke on a panel about careers in natural resources to high school students. It was one of many recruiting efforts Jeff takes part in, but this particular event opened the door to a unique opportunity for Danny Simili, then an 11th grader at Santiam Christian High School in Adair, Oregon. ... Read More
February 28, 2023

Princeton, BC, Lumber Mill Team Leads in Safety and Citizenship

Through fire and flood, the employees at our lumber mill in Princeton, British Columbia, stepped up in big ways to help their community last year. And many say they were simply doing what comes naturally: looking out for the people around them. ... Read More
July 21, 2022