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sustainable, and environmentally - preferred building resource.


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What is Wood IS green?
  • Grassroots Campaign

  • Asserting wood as:

    • natural

    • renewable

    • sustainable

    • carbon-retaining

    • architectural building material

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    Wood Facts:


Steel vs Wood Framing"  a highlight from an article by Dr. Jim Bowyer of Dovetail Partners Inc.


"A Balance That is Second to None:

The Superb Productivity and Sustainability of North American Forests"   Learn how US forests measure up against the rest of the world in this article from the Hardwood Review.

"Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association Issues Sustainability Report

"USDA Forest Service Reports Hardwood Resources Continue Growing”, The Hardwood Review gives a report on the report!

 "Clearcutting Facts and Fallacies”, a summary of an article by Kevin Belt and Robert Campbell

  Read excerpt from the article "Top 10 Environmental Benefits of Forestry" posted on

Check out your knowledge of "Green Facts":  "What’s Your Green Savvy?  Take the Quiz"

  Read two excerpts from the article “Trees Are the Answer”, by Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace:   "The Truth About Logging" and "Forestry - The Forest's Friend or Foe?"

  Read article by Margaret Fisher printed in ISWOnline:  "Wood The 'Alpha Material'"


  Read two recaps from a white paper by Dr. Jim Bowyer and associates of Dovetail Partners, Inc. :

 "Life Cycle Analysis—Production of Concrete as Compared to Wood"  and 

"Life Cycle Analysis—Environmental Impacts of Concrete and Other Types of Buildings"







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 Wood in the News: 

“British Columbia to Build World’s Tallest Multi-Use Wood Building”

” Weyerhauser Mill Conversion Plant to Produce 100% Emission Free Electricity”

“American Family Forests’ Stewardship Increases As Result of 2008 Farm Bill"

“President Obama Recognizes National Forest Products Week”

“New Zealand Earthquake Reveals Strength of Solid Wood Construction”

“Scientists Support Carbon Neutrality of Woody Biomass”

"Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Tennessee"

"Important Legislative Alert:  Home Star Program Giving Tax Incentives For Using Wood Products Coming to a Vote” 

"Studies Show Forest Product Industry Can Preserve Jobs And Expand Renewable Energy Production"

“USGBC Continues Focus on Wood Certification While Appearing to Ignore Non-Wood Resources”

“Biomass Power Association CEO Refutes Massachusetts Study Findings”

“Forest Fires May Save Dogwoods”

"Guardians of the Forest"

“AF & PA’  Press Release Regarding   EPA’s Ruling on Renewable Energy From Biomass”


"Canada Considering Wood As Preferred Building Material in Federal Projects"


“Managed Forests Lead in Green Job Creation”

"UNB Focuses on Wood Building"

“Hardwood Federation Urges Contacting Senators to Support S Res 411”

“Woodworks California Announces 2010 Award Winners”

“Woodworks Southeast Announces 2010 Award Winners”

“Senate Resolution on Hardwood for Green Building”

“’Cash for Caulkers’ May Include Credits for Wood Materials”

Canada’s Wood Works!  Awards winners announced.  To see pictures of winners’ projects click here:

"Wood Performs Well in Earthquake Simulation" posted on

"British Columbia Mandates Wood for Construction Projects"

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Resolution Recognizing U.S. Hardwoods

Read the Resolution Here

World’s Tallest Wooden Building  Planned for Norway

  Canadian Forestry Looking for   Innovative Use of Wood

  Podcast by the Hardwood Council:

  "Smart Specification of American Hardwoods and their Future Role in Carbon-Neutral Buildings"



      Our Roots are Spreading.....
Companies and Associations Joining Campaign:
  A-I   J-Z  
  A.E. Sampson & Son Ltd   Interpro Forest Products  
  Acacia   J.H. Dunning Corp  
  Allegheny Millwork   J.H. Keeso & Sons Ltd.  
  Ames True Temper   Jasper Veneer Mills, Inc.  
  Antresian Design, Inc.   Kane Woodworking Co.  
  Architectural Millwork Drafting   Keim Lumber Company  
  Architectural Panel Products Kerfkore Company.  
  Architectural Specialties and Consultants   Kewaunee Scientific Corporation  
  Architectural Wood Koetter Woodworking, Inc.  
  Architectural Woodwork Institute   Krueger Lumber Co. Inc.  
  Architectural Woodwork Institute PA   Lange Bros. Woodwork Co., Inc.   
  Ardew Wood Products Ltd.   LDE  
  Armand Johnson Cabinets, Inc.   Legacy Machinery, Inc.  
  Arti-Plac Wood USA LLC   Leininger Cabinet & Woodworking Inc.  
  Artone Manufacturing   Lexington Manufacturing Inc.  
  Atlantic Plywood Corp.   Liberty Lumber Co Inc  
  Bacon Veneer Company   Lyndan, Inc.  
  Baillargeon Doors Inc.   Lyndon Millwork, Inc.  
  Baird Brothers Sawmill, Inc.   Marksman Wood  
  Bannish-Rickard Lumber Co Inc   Marlin Lumber Sales Corp  
  Bee Forest Products, Inc   Marquette Lumber Company, Inc.  
  BGS Enterprise, Inc.   Maverick Door & Millwork  
  Bossen Architectural Millwork   MCR Estimating Services, LLC  
  Brookside Lumber Inc   Meyer and Lundahl Manufacturing       
  Bruewer Woodwork Mfg. Co.   Mgc, Inc.  
  Brunswick Woodworking Co. Inc.   Michigan Maple Block  
  Buehler Lumber   Mill Tech, LLC  
  C. S. Humphrey & Company, LLC   N Y  Forest Owners Assn  
  C.W. Keller & Associates, Inc.   New England Architectural Woodwork Institute  
  Carolina Stair Supply   New England Caseworks  
  Cascade Wood Products   New World Millworks  
  Casework Technologies Ltd. Co.   New York Forest Owners Association   
  Celerity Drafting Solutions LLC   Northwest Millwork, Inc.  
  Chamberlain Companies, Inc.   ONSITE Woodwork Corp.  
  Charles Horn Lumber Company   PA College of Technology  
  Cherry Forest Products   Patrick's Turning Point  
  Chesapeake Mill Products, Inc.   PCI Cabinetworks  
  Clark Lumber Company   Penwood Custom Manufacturing Ltd.   
  Classic Millwork and Products, Inc.   Petra Construction Corp.  
  Classic Woodworking, Inc.   Piedmont Printing  
  Coastal Lumber Company   Pierce & Pierce Millwork and Moulding  
  Coastal Woodworking, Inc.   Pinetree Furniture Makers  
  Columbia Forest Products   Plain n Fancy Kitchens Inc.  
  Columbia River Hardwoods, Inc.   Pollmeier Inc  
  Commercial Millworks, Inc.   Precision Lumber Inc.  
  Congaree River LP   Prime Design Millwork  
  Conley Caseworks   Professional Coatings, Inc.  
  Crosscut Hardwoods   Rayner & Rinn-Scott, Inc.  
  Cumberland Wood Products   RCS Millwork, L.C.  
  D&M Forestry   Reflex Graphics, Inc.  
  davidjames-design   Refocus Laser Engraving and Design  
  Deer Park Lumber, Inc.   Renaissance Specialty Veneer Products  
  Dimension Plywood Inc.   Resource: Engineering, Inc  
  Diversified Woodcrafts, Inc.   Rio Madeira Corp  
  DNR Forestry   Riverside Construction Services Inc.  
  DOOR-LAM Manufacturing   Rockbridge Sawmill, Inc.  
  Dryco Lumber   rTe Millworks  
  DT Woodcrafters Corp.   Rudd Company, Inc., Inc.   Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry  
  E.B.Bradley Co.   S&H Cabinets  
  ECS Consultants   Schacht Mill Works, Inc.  
  Emerson Hardwood   SCI Architectural Woodwork Installation  
  EZA Trade and Industry Ltd   Select Veneer Company  
  Fagan Design and Fabrication, Inc.   Stair Supplies  
  Fairfield County Millwork   Stück Wood Works Inc.  
  Federal Millwork Corporation   Studio Kitchens  
  Fetzer Architectural Woodwork   Summum Woodwork Corporation Inc.  
  First Choice Industrial LLC   Sunshine Printing  
  Firth Maple Products Inc.   Sustainable Forest Futures  
  Flexible Materials Inc.   Tecnique Mfg. Inc.  
  Forbes Cabinets LLC   Tedrow Wood Products, Inc.  
  Freelance   The Anthony Galluzzo Corp  
  Fremont Interiors   The Hardwood Connection  
  Furniture Concepts, Ltd   Timber Mart-South  
  Furst Woodworks   Tioga Hardwoods Inc.  
  Genbrook Millwork, Inc.  
  Gillpatrick Woodworks Inc.   Totem Lumber and Supply  
  Grayson Millworks Co., Inc   Trend Millwork, LLC  
  Great Lakes Hardwoods   TSS Distribution, Inc.  
  Great Lakes Veneer, Corp.   Turn Bull Lumber Company  
  GreaterValue Hardwood Consultants   Turncraft  
  Green Builders   Upper Peninsula Timber Company, LLC  
  Green River American Hardwood   Upstate Door  
  Hale Manufacturing Company   USNR  
  Hardwood Publishing   Valley Oak Cabinet Doors  
  Hardwoods of Michigan, Inc.   Vigilant Woodworks  
  Heartwood Custom Woodwork, Inc.   Walnut Creek Lumber Co., LLC  
  Heidler Hardwood Lumber Company   Western Hardwood Association  
  Herzog Veneers, Inc.   Western Valley Cutstock  
  Hilgefort Woodworking Machinery   Weyerhaeuser  
  Hoffco Incorporated   Witmer Wood Products LLC  
  Hollywood Woodwork   Wood Tech Consultants LLC  
  Horizon Wood Products   Wood Tech Inc.  
  Horner Sports Flooring   Woodcrafters, Inc.  
  Hull Forest Products   Wooden Mallet Inc.  
  Iaccarino & Son, Inc.  
  Indiana Architectural Plywood    Woodmeister Master Builders  
  Indiana DNR Forestry   Woodwork Career Alliance  
  Indianapolis Woodworking, Inc.   WoodWorks  
  Intermountain Wood Products   Wright Architectural Millwork  

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