Archive for the ‘Sustainable Redwood Forestry’ Category

What does it mean to be FSC certified?

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What it means to be FSC® certified When it comes to environmentally friendly building materials, Redwood is as green as it gets. Humboldt Redwood is a renewable resource and comes from forests that have been certified as well-managed by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®). But what exactly does it mean to be FSC certified? The

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Federal Purchasers Looking for FSC Lumberyards

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alucas

Following the September 2015 announcement that FSC is now the only EPA recommended standard for lumber and wood in federal purchasing, the Forest Stewardship Council has been contacted by the US Department of Energy, asking for a list of lumberyards and building supply stores that can sell FSC-certified wood and lumber into federal construction projects.

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Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Clough Construction for 2015 FSC Leadership Awards

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Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Clough Construction for 2015 FSC Leadership Awards WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the world prepares for the Paris Climate Conference, the Forest Stewardship Council recognized a group of leaders who are highlighting the critical role that governments, businesses and forests play in addressing climate change. Deforestation and forest degradation worldwide are a

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The Harvesting Process

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esavage

We manage our forests through a process called selective harvesting. Selective harvesting allows us to protect old growth trees, minimize impact on the environment and protect wildlife habitat. Humboldt Redwood ensures that there will always be new trees to harvest by using sustainable practices. Every day we grow more than we harvest. Watch this brief

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Humboldt Redwood – Stewardship

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esavage

The concept of environmental stewardship is one Humboldt Redwood takes seriously. To us, it represents a number of important, intertwined elements that include leaving land for future generations in the same condition we found it, and sharing responsibility for the planet we live on. At Humboldt Redwood, we act on both of those concerns by

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Humboldt Redwood Video Series

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esavage

Over the next few weeks Humboldt Redwood will be releasing a series of short video clips to help you better understand who we are and what we do as a company. From our forestlands to our mill to our sustainable practices and more, get up close and personal with Humboldt Redwood. We hope you enjoy

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Forestry Practices Hike Returns to THP in Headwaters

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Jessica Hewitt

By Marisa Formosa For the Redwood Times Posted:   07/25/2014 03:42:42 PM PDT EUREKA >> Join Sanctuary Forest on Saturday, August 2nd for the Forestry Practices hike! Mike Jani of Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) and Tim Metz of Restoration Forestry will co-lead this educational hike, which will be held in the Hole in the Headwaters

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Redwood Decks are Beautiful AND Sustainable

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esavage

For some homeowners, a deck is an extension of what makes a house a home. It can be a place to retreat to after a long, work-filled week as well as a place to spend time with family and friends. For some, a deck can even serve as a way to express environmental values. That’s

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Terra Linda High School Group Visits Mendocino/Humboldt Redwood

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Jessica Hewitt

On Friday, April 25th approximately 40 students and parents from Terra Linda High School in San Rafael, California toured the mill facilities and forest lands of Mendocino/Humboldt Redwood in Ukiah, California. Students and parents were educated on the topics of sustainable forestry, our operations, and why redwood is such a sustainable, beautiful building material. The

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The Forest Stewardship Council: “The gold standard of forest management”

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It’s a fact that Humboldt Redwood comes from forests that have been certified as well-managed by the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®). But what exactly is behind this environmentally significant qualification? During the past 20 years, the Forest Stewardship Council has established itself as the most rigorous and well respected standard for forest management in the

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Building Beautiful Backyards: Landscaping Design Trends

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If creating a beautiful backyard haven for relaxing, entertaining and recreation is an important goal for you, Humboldt Redwood can help you realize your dreams.  The process of gathering ideas, planning and building can be challenging, but some basic know-how can turn it into a very rewarding experience. In the planning stages, keep in mind

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Coast Redwood Forests in a Changing California: A Symposium for Scientists and Managers

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Humboldt Redwood Company is one of the many companies and organizations sponsoring the upcoming Redwood Science Symposium at the University of California in Santa Cruz.   Berkeley – The Redwood Science Symposium will be held June 21 to 23, 2011 at the University of California in Santa Cruz. The symposium will build on the scientific

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