Urban Wood Network Slates 'Urban Wood Toolkit' Webinar for Jan. 30

Registration is open for the Urban Wood Toolkit Webinar, scheduled for 1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The webinar is a free 90-minute presentation of the Urban Wood Network.

Hoppe Tree Service Takes Full Circle Approach

Hoppe Tree Service of Milwaukee, WI, illustrates how a tree care specialist can branch out into producing urban lumber. Hoppe Tree Service is a full-service tree care company, that third generation owner August Hoppe says cut "our removed trees into firewood and not thinking anything of it."


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Green America Honors GA Urban Wood Business

Eutree, an urban lumber business based in Villa Rica, GA, was one of two green businesses to receive the fall People & Planet Award from Green America.



How to Improve Yields Milling 'Out of Shape Logs'

"There are opportunities for improving yield in out-of-shape hardwood saw logs. Good decision-making is important. To maximize the yield and economic value of the end products, have a plan before the log is opened up. There are more critical decisions to be made on the outside of a log than the inside, because that is where most of the clear wood is located. Finally, maximizing yield has to be in balance with sawing times, and thus sawing costs."


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