As the new year gets fully underway, and we begin implementing the plans we have made for the year to come, I wanted to revisit a basic question that seems to keep popping up as I travel around the country and meet with foresters and other timber industry professionals at their businesses and in conferences. … Continue reading Is Timber Theft Really a Problem?
Loggers routinely operate in remote locations that are difficult to monitor, giving potential thieves the perception that the theft is low risk. Loggers should change that perception. More recently, there have been indications that there is yet another risk to fuel and logging equipment. You may have heard about the logger who was recently vandalized … Continue reading Protection from Eco-Terrorists
According to the National Christmas Tree Association’s (NCTA) 2017 Christmas season consumer survey, and adjusting for sample size, they predicted that 27.4 million real Christmas trees were purchased in 2017. In contrast 21.1 million new fake trees were purchased that same year. On average the cost of the real trees is about $75 and the … Continue reading Christmas Tree Theft? Really?