Oklahoma Timber (Richard Chapman Interview)

ANDY BARTH: NOW WEYERHAEUSER MANAGES MORE THAN 20 MILLION ACRES OF TIMBERLAND IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, AND PRIDES THEMSELVES IN BEING CONSERVATIONISTS, SCIENTISTS, AND ENVIRONMENTALISTS. EARLIER, OUR ROB MCCLENDON SAT DOWN WITH WEYERHAEUSER’S RICHARD CHAPMAN TO HEAR ABOUT THE LARGEST FORESTRY COMPANY IN THE NATION AND ITS ROLE HERE IN OKLAHOMA. ROB MCCLENDON: […]

Forest Management Technology at Montgomery Community College

My name is Billy Cipriani, I graduated from Montgomery Community College in 2002 with a degree in forest management technology. I currently work at a family-owned timber dealership called Claiborne Waters Logging Company. MCC played a role in what I do now by you know, just getting us out in the woods, getting us on […]

Strategic Investments 2015: Manufacturing – Western Forest Products

(upbeat music) Welcome to Western Forest Products manufacturing. We’re proud of what we do and we’re looking forward to a long, healthy and sustainable future on the coast of British Columbia. The people at Western are committed to becoming the best in the business, and as a result, together, we are the leading producer of […]

Managing Your Timber – WATER BARS

NARRATION: Water bars are one of the most basic and effective ways of controlling erosion on a timber harvest, and they are surprisingly simple to construct. Basically a combination of a trench and a mound is built diagonally across a road or a skid trail to divert water into the leaf litter or vegetation where […]

Forestry | Climate Wisconsin

(power saw buzzing) MARSHALL PECORE: A lot of people get that same feeling, you know? “Geez, it would be nice not to cut that tree down.” But so far, to my knowledge, no person or organization or government entity has said, “Here, Menominee, “don’t manage your forest and don’t derive any income from it.” But […]

Timber Quality in the Woods | Indiana DNR

Hi I’m Sam Carman with the Indiana Division of Forestry, out in the woods in south-central Indiana. Today we’ll be talking about tree quality – what makes a good tree in the woods in terms of its lumber value and maybe what makes a tree not so good. With me today is district forester Janet […]

Harvesting Timber Near Streams and Rivers | Indiana DNR

You know there just isn’t much more relaxing than standing along the edge of a stream flowing through a forest. Hi I’m Sam Carman with the Indiana Division of Forestry and with me today is district forester James Potthoff. James, we’re in a forest here that’s been harvested recently, what did they do to protect […]

Managing Your Timber – SELECTING A LOGGER

NARRATION: With your timber inventoried and marked by a professional forester, and solid contract in hand, you are ready to select a logger. This is the most critical step in managing your timber sale. The outcome of this decision will be visible for generations, so it is important to get it right. Fortunately there are […]

Managing Your Timber – SITE LAYOUT

NARRATION: How your timber sale is managed is an important factor in maintaining the integrity of your property. The layout of the site, the roads, the log landings and skid trails are all essential to prevent erosion. And stream bank exclusion zones are to be delineated to insure minimal damage to our water resources. Jason […]

Timber Quality at the Mill | Indiana DNR

Now that we’ve looked at the quality of logs in the woods, let’s see how that quality translates into quality in the logs at the saw mill. With me today is Dennis Voyles, the manager here at the mill, and Dennis, tell us a little about these logs you’ve got here. What I’d like to […]