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

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

Volunteer of the Year Chelsea Lopez Leads Texas College Students to Success

When Chelsea Lopez was a student at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas, she competed in timbersports as a member of the SFA Sylvans, a forestry club originally founded in 1946. Now, as a volunteer coach of the Sylvans, she’s helped the team defeat major universities such as Clemson and Virginia Tech six times. ... Read More
March 24, 2023

How Green Dream Summer Intern Jake Atkinson Shares His Lifelong Love of the Woods

Since he was a kid, all Jake Atkinson has ever wanted to do is spend every waking moment outdoors. That’s not always practical or pleasant in Canada, where temperatures can dip to -40° Celsius in winter, but you can’t blame him for trying. ... Read More
August 15, 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