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New uses for wood, insurance top agenda

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New uses for wood, insurance top agenda
Convention goers considered how timber can be the key element in tall buildings and checked out the problems with truck insurance and our economy during the Louisiana Forestry Association meeting in New Orleans in September.
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Willis' career spanned five decades in Louisiana

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Willis' career spanned five decades in Louisiana
With a career that spans more than five decades in both public and private sectors, Jewel Willis built a growing business from the ground up. He played an important role in the timber industry, has been a consultant to private landowners and was a pioneer of hardwood forestry in Louisiana during the 1960s. His name might not be recognizable to some, but Willis helped mold the state’s forestry industry into what it is today.
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Educators learn about forest products industry from planting to production
Teachers look forward to summers, some for the days away from the classroom to relax and rejuvenate. For 36 educators, however, at least part of their summer was spent traipsing through forests, wetlands and mills to learn what they can about forestry.
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First lady of Louisiana forestry

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First lady of Louisiana forestry
Early in the 20th century, the practice of forestry in America was in its infancy. Its proponents were strong-willed men with a determined focus. Women were not and would not become involved in this male-dominated profession for decades. It was this environment in which Caroline Dormon became involved and aggressively pursued her interests.
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Girls can enjoy forestry just like the guys

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Girls can enjoy forestry just like the guys
In 1913, the U.S. Forest Service was still feeling the burn of the destructive fires that consumed nearly 3 million acres of timberland in Montana and Idaho three years earlier. Men were hired as fire fighters and lookouts in an effort to prevent more disastrous fires.
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Cool-season food plots attract more deer

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Cool-season food plots attract more deer
Fast forward to November, opening of deer gun season. You make it to your stand in the dark, load and wait for dawn. As light filters over the landscape shapes take form and several of the shapes have white tails. Your objective.
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  • First lady of Louisiana forestry

    Early in the 20th century, the practice of forestry in America was in its infancy. Its proponents were strong-willed men with a determined focus. Women were not and would not become involved in this m...
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  • Forests & People Magazine - 4th Quarter 2015

    Forestry 101: Maps and aerial photographs; Lewis Peters: Pioneering forester found niche in courthouse; Opinion: The coastal forests of La.; A look ahead and beyond for forestry; N.O. artist replicat...
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  • Forests & People Magazine - 1st Quarter 2015

    A Drone in Your Forest; Fossilized Wood in Central Louisiana; Column by Buck Vandersteen; Forestry 101: Aim for Big Sawlogs; Opinion Piece: Demand for Wood is Good
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  • Forests & People Magazine - 1st Quarter 2016

    David Cupp: the call of the outdoors and the South; Forestry Advice: Tips and suggestions from foresters in the woods; Ips beetles: Best defense is good forest management; Opinion: Looking for the goo...
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  • Forests & People Magazine - 4th Quarter 2014

    Nine years after Hurricane Katrina; The forgotten storm –– Hurricane Rita; Cybercrime and forestry; Forestry is an $11 billion industry in La.; Column by Buck Vandersteen
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    Forestry activists and candidates at annual meeting; 2015 statewide elections and more; Forest reunion for Meeks family; A world of experience in the Sibley name; Tree Farmer keeps eye on family legac...
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