Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods Urban wood professionals have been talking for years about setting Standards for all of North America for Urban Lumber so that we’re all on the same page with processes and nomenclature. We’ve discussed certification, and even considered and made efforts towards having…Read More »
Please read and keep updated about our growing urban lumber movement to rescue urban trees from the fate of being chipped or just sent to a landfill.
This week, we’re highlighting one of our members, Trent Dean! Based in Sacramento, Ca, Trent specializes in unique and long-lasting custom furniture making, as well as home accents. One thing is certain, if you commision Trent Dean, you will end up with a piece that’s about as far away from what you could purchase at…Read More »
Urban Lumber Professionals joining forces to make a difference: By; Jennifer Alger, CEO Far West Forest Products After decades of working closely with Cal Fires Urban Forestry Department, Friends of the Urban Forest, CA Urban Forest Council, and the US Forest Service as well as several private businesses like ours, we finally put together…Read More »
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,…Read More »
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.Read More »
“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.Read More »