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Forest Service Reveals Immediate Forest Plans

U.S. Forest Service reported it sold 2.87 billion BF of timber sales (compared to the agency target of 4 billion BF) in fiscal 2021, a decrease from 3.2 billion BF in FY 2020, according to the agency’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Justification document. The sold volume was valued at $197 million. The decrease in sales was primarily due to limited staff capacity and no-bid…

Stihl To Provide $120,000 Worth Of Grants

Stihl Inc. announced today the expansion of the Hearts of Stihl program, an initiative to care for the environment through the preservation of our nation’s state parks. Inspired by the staff of America’s State Parks, the mission of Hearts of Stihl is to help those people and programs that are caring for the national treasures that are our America’s State Parks, and preserve them…

AOL’s Storm: FS Proposed Sale Reduction ‘Unacceptable’

In a recent issue of Associated Oregon Loggers’ Mainline publication, AOL Executive Vice President Rex Storm says proposals for future reductions in commercial timber sales in Forest Service (FS) Region 6 (Oregon and Washington) are “unacceptable.” Looking ahead to 2023 and 2024, Storm notes FS regional officials announced in April that timber sale volume planned target for…

New From John Deere: 900 MH-Series Tracked Harvester With Intelligent Boom Control

John Deere has released its latest operator assistance control feature, Intelligent Boom Control (IBC), for the 900 MH-series tracked harvester. The development of this model is a result of global collaboration between the John Deere wheeled cut-to-length (CTL) and full-tree forestry teams, aiming to implement IBC’s field proven technology into MH-series of tracked harvesters…

Students Thank OLC Foundation

Students at Pleasant Hill High School in Oregon recently presented a custom designed maple burl, laser engraved by the students in the Career and Technical Education program as a plaque of appreciation to the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation for the fourth annual high school career day held at this year’s OLC in February…

Beat The Heat With StaCool Vest

The StaCool Vest core body cooling system is made of micro-thin, highly breathable materials that are easy to care for, providing wearers unsurpassed cooling comfort without compromising mobility. With models that can be worn over or under normal clothing, there is a StaCool Vest to suit any style, preference, and application…

Fire Focus Leaves Forests To Burn

Large wildfires throughout Siberia are being left to burn as Russia focuses its resources on the war in Ukraine. Russia had a record-setting fire year in 2021, and 2022 is starting out at the same pace as fire season has arrived in Russia several months early…

Remsoft, ForestPHD Partnership Targets Demand For Intelligence-Based Forest Operations

Remsoft’s collaboration with ForestPHD, the Australian-based developer of Sticks, opens new opportunities for forestry companies to drive more accurate harvest, delivery and wood flow schedules and budgets. This partnership will enable the use of forest machine data in Remsoft Forest Intelligence solutions…

Oregon Timber Agreement Said To Be Historic

An historic agreement between the timber industry and environmental advocates that the Oregon state legislature recently passed into law forms a comprehensive set of changes to the Oregon Forest Practices Act, and is the result of months of negotiations facilitated by Gov. Kate Brown in which, among others, Roseburg Forest Products directly participated…

Pewag Completes Acquisition Of Wallingford’s, BABAC

Pewag group, a leading global company in traction chain devices and industrial chain solutions (founded in 1479), has announced that is has completed the acquisition of Wallingford’s Inc. and BABAC Inc, a leading U.S.-based provider of forestry traction devices, forestry supplies and snow chains. Wallingford’s and BABAC have been consolidated as part of Pewag’s traction and forestry segment as of December 17th, 2021…

Forest Service Reveals Immediate Forest Plans

Forest Service Reveals Immediate Forest Plans

U.S. Forest Service reported it sold 2.87 billion BF of timber sales (compared to the agency target of 4 billion BF) in fiscal 2021, a decrease from 3.2 billion BF in FY 2020, according to the agency’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Justification document. The sold volume was valued at $197 million. The decrease in sales was primarily due to limited staff capacity and no-bid…

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Stihl To Provide $120,000 Worth Of Grants

Stihl To Provide $120,000 Worth Of Grants

Stihl Inc. announced today the expansion of the Hearts of Stihl program, an initiative to care for the environment through the preservation of our nation’s state parks. Inspired by the staff of America’s State Parks, the mission of Hearts of Stihl is to help those people and programs that are caring for the national treasures that are our America’s State Parks, and preserve them…

read more
AOL’s Storm: FS Proposed Sale Reduction ‘Unacceptable’

AOL’s Storm: FS Proposed Sale Reduction ‘Unacceptable’

In a recent issue of Associated Oregon Loggers’ Mainline publication, AOL Executive Vice President Rex Storm says proposals for future reductions in commercial timber sales in Forest Service (FS) Region 6 (Oregon and Washington) are “unacceptable.” Looking ahead to 2023 and 2024, Storm notes FS regional officials announced in April that timber sale volume planned target for…

read more
Students Thank OLC Foundation

Students Thank OLC Foundation

Students at Pleasant Hill High School in Oregon recently presented a custom designed maple burl, laser engraved by the students in the Career and Technical Education program as a plaque of appreciation to the Oregon Logging Conference Foundation for the fourth annual high school career day held at this year’s OLC in February…

read more
Beat The Heat With StaCool Vest

Beat The Heat With StaCool Vest

The StaCool Vest core body cooling system is made of micro-thin, highly breathable materials that are easy to care for, providing wearers unsurpassed cooling comfort without compromising mobility. With models that can be worn over or under normal clothing, there is a StaCool Vest to suit any style, preference, and application…

read more
Fire Focus Leaves Forests To Burn

Fire Focus Leaves Forests To Burn

Large wildfires throughout Siberia are being left to burn as Russia focuses its resources on the war in Ukraine. Russia had a record-setting fire year in 2021, and 2022 is starting out at the same pace as fire season has arrived in Russia several months early…

read more
New From John Deere: 900 MH-Series Tracked Harvester With Intelligent Boom Control

New From John Deere: 900 MH-Series Tracked Harvester With Intelligent Boom Control

John Deere has released its latest operator assistance control feature, Intelligent Boom Control (IBC), for the 900 MH-series tracked harvester. The development of this model is a result of global collaboration between the John Deere wheeled cut-to-length (CTL) and full-tree forestry teams, aiming to implement IBC’s field proven technology into MH-series of tracked harvesters…

read more
Samsara Camera Connector

Samsara Camera Connector

Samsara, a pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, announces Camera Connector, a new product that connects side, rear and interior vehicle camera feeds to Samsara’s Connected Operations Cloud. By bringing cloud connectivity to third-party cameras for the first time, Camera Connector allows organizations to leverage existing…

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New From Stihl: MS 881 R Magnum Saw

New From Stihl: MS 881 R Magnum Saw

Professionals can find the durability, dependability and performance they need in the Stihl MS 881 R Magnum chain saws. With an updated engine design, these models have the same power as the previous model while using less fuel and reducing exhaust emissions, saving time and money while also being better for the environment…

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