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Urban Lumber Summit: June 20th 2018, Save The Date

Save the date!  We will be co-hosting an Urban Lumber Summit June 20th, 2018 along with Acres of Timber/Sawmill Business   You’ll see live sawmill and other wood product demonstrations, get insight on kilns, marketing, growing your business, and a lot more. You won’t want to miss it, see you there! Urban lumber network members,…

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Felled: an urban lumber documentary film (logo of wood round cut)

March 6th 2018 showing of Felled at Tower Theater in Sacramento

Save the Date! When:  March 6th from 6pm to 8:30pm. Where:  Tower Theater ; 2508 Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95818 What:  The Urban Lumber Network & Sacramento Tree Foundation present: Felled – a documentary film about giving new life to fallen urban trees. Cost: Tickets start at $1 and you MUST have a ticket…

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Urban Wood – Featuring: The Emerging Economy of Urban Wood

Every year in our cities and towns, thousands upon thousands of trees and the billions of board feet they contain are thrown away as garbage. What isn’t dumped in landfills is buried on construction sites, ground up for mulch, or cut for firewood.

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The Lifecycle of an Urban Tree

When you need a tree removed from your property select a tree service or arborist who works closely with a sawmill owner to ensure that your trees are put to their highest use.

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Sacramento’s Java City Camphor Lives On

In 1886, 9 year old George H.P. Lichthardt planted a camphor tree on the corner of what is now 18th and Capitol Ave in Midtown Sacramento.

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Salvaging Urban Timber in the Far West

“We know there is still a lot of wood being wasted, what can we do to change that?” Through my role with Wood-Mizer, I have organized and assisted with many urban forestry initiatives, conferences, and seminars to try and find a solution to this waste.

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