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Edson OSB Mill Celebrates 40 Years and Honors Its Longest-Serving Employees

Six employees at our OSB mill in Edson, Alberta, remember the days when the mill had a smoking room at its center, right in the middle of highly flammable materials. Much has changed since then, and those first employees — and countless others over the past 40 years — have seen the mill through multiple milestones as a cornerstone of the Edson community. ... Read More
February 21, 2024

Volunteer of the Year Brad Moehlmann Takes His Love of Teaching Back to School

Even though he’s a forester by training, Brad Moehlmann has always harbored an interest in being a teacher. He even considered changing careers once. Recently, he found a way to take what he’s learned in his role as region forester for Southern Oregon to create lesson plans for students at two high schools in Oregon’s south Willamette Valley. ... Read More
February 19, 2024

When Jacob Boler Couldn’t Find a Local Nonprofit to Support Underserved Kids in His Community, He Created His Own

Since 2009, Jacob Boler has single-handedly organized annual school supply drives, toy drives and fun events for kids in his hometown of Philadelphia, Mississippi, through his nonprofit foundation, Kids Over Everything. ... Read More
February 13, 2024

Arkansas Timberlands Partners With the State to Expand Fishing and Recreation Access in Dierks

For nearly a century, residents of Dierks, Arkansas, have secretly honed their fishing skills at Dierks City Pond. For most of that time, the pond has been used as a stand-by resource for our lumber mill’s fire-suppression systems and has been off-limits to the public. But that didn’t stop residents — including Michael Stokes, now our Arkansas-Oklahoma Timberlands wood flow manager — from sneaking in for a few casts. ... Read More
February 9, 2024

Volunteer of the Year Amanda LeBlanc Helps Keep Essential Services Running in Hudson Bay

Whenever there’s a need to fill a volunteer position in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, locals know Amanda LeBlanc will be there. The Timberlands administrator has such a long list of causes and organizations she’s volunteered for, she can hardly remember them all. ... Read More
February 6, 2024