InBusiness Madison – January, 2013

Whole Trees: Finding Real Value In Forests

Essentially, the company uses round timber (i.e., whole trees) as a construction material in place of “traditional” components like steel and concrete. The company’s employees can walk a forest and select trees for their structural and design integrity, while also keeping in mind how harvesting the materials will affect the health of the forest. And since these are thinnings, it goes without saying that the overall integrity of the forest is preserved...

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