Upcoming Events

Get to meet us in person, find out about the urban lumber industry, tradeshows, conferences and community events.

The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020

Webinar #1: The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020 The Urban Wood Network will present its vision to bring together urban wood industry members to inform, collaborate and connect to build community, business, and consumer confidence in the industry.  Don Peterson, Executive Director of the Urban Wood Network will share recently established…

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Webinar: Urban Lumber Standards – April 8, 2020

Webinar #2: Urban Lumber Standards – April 8, 2020 One of the things that keep coming to light in order to take our industry to the next level and rescue more trees is to get urban woods specified by more architects and designers, and therefore sell more products, is the need for industry Standards and…

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Webinar: Urban Lumber Business – May 13, 2020

Webinar #3: Urban Lumber Business – May 13, 2020 Join us as we share proven strategies for scaling up and marketing an urban wood business. Now that we have a new national industry Standard and chain-of-custody certification, we’ll explain how to use them to simplify your business processes, and also walk through some of the…

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Webinar: What to do with the rest of the Tree(s) – June 10, 2020

Webinar #4: What to Do with the Rest of the Tree – June 10, 2020 Taking an urban log and producing some sort of lumber, boards or live edge slabs to create a value-added product is the glamorous side of urban wood utilization, but what do you do with the vast majority of wood that…

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USFSUrbanWebinarNotice_Dec2019   This webinar is open to all. We are seeking 1.25 CEU with the International Society of Arboriculture. Check our website for updates and to watch recordings of previous webinars. Contact the Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team at SM.FS.urban@usda.gov with questions, feedback, requests for special accommodations, or speaker suggestions. To receive future…

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Urban Lumber Winters Makers Market Dec 7th 2019

winter makers market Come support local makers making wooden gifts and furniture out of Urban Salvaged and Reclaimed woods at that Winter Makers Market in Anaheim.  You’ll also get to see a Wood-Mizer LT70 Super fully hydraulic sawmill in action turning salvaged urban city trees into beautiful lumber and slabs. and you’ll be able to…

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Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods

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…

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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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