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Previously I introduced you to James Kennedy in Australia who is doing his part to fight chemophobia. Now, here’s a British teacher doing the same. The article is well worth reading—it covers...
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I think everyone knows how much I appreciate the work associations do. Associations help us speak as a collective voice about our industry, be it to consumers, to regulators, or to the world at...
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Any trade show is a great chance to catch up with friends from around the world and get my quota of hugs for the month. Andrew, one of the editors at HF, challenged me to hit double digits, and I was...
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My congratulations to the NWFA on a fine show last week in Charlotte. The entire team deserves a huge round of applause! I hope everyone who attended it found it successful--personally, I had a fine...
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A new report suggests that in Europe (and it’s specific that this is not going to be true in every region), trees grown since 1750 may have actually increased global warming. And this is also going...
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I’ve done a bunch of posts recently looking at illegal logging issues in the U.S., so now let’s look at one of the really good things within the industry. The American Hardwood Export Council...
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Talking to Nina Cornett and “V” in recent blog posts about stolen timber in Virginia sent me Googling for more information on timber theft cases and state laws. I’ve got some more for the...
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Last week, I talked with the “Victor” of a recent timber theft case in Virginia. I asked V to crunch the numbers for this case. Q. So what did the lawsuit cost you? The suit resulted in over...
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Last month guest blogger Nina Cornett talked about a situation in Virginia where a landowner won a civil lawsuit on timber theft with the jury specifically including “legal costs” as part of the...
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The International Wood Products Association (IWPA), in conjunction with the World Resources Institute (WRI) is now offering the first part of what they hope will eventually be a series of educational...
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