2005

Martin breaks ground for mill
First new plywood mill in 14 years in Louisiana due at Chopin

GP selling out, Smurfit-Stone downsizing
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Wetlands research aims to preserve Gulf coast

Van driver dies in cab rollover

TFA landowners hear property values talk

Boy Scouts learn outdoors at Camp Attakapas

German POWs occupied camp near Jena during last stages of World War II
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Dec 05


Storm blow-down raises fire danger in forests
Salvage efforts moving quickly to maximize cleanup and retain value of fiber resource
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Rita salvage is planned

$125 million pipeline underway across state
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Globalization, divestiture discussed by SAF
By Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Commander began career as Private at Polk
Landreneau heads Louisiana Gard, active in Desert Storm, Iraq, Katrina relief effort
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Gen. Basilica leads Guard unit in Iraqi Freedom
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Warrant Office R.W.Skains managed Winn Guard unit
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Royce Taylor joined Guard, saw Katrins duty
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Retired SEAL serves ministry
Mike Macht finds use for military knowledge for church
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Nov05


Industry gears up for Katrina timber salvage
19 billion board feet of pine, hardwood timber estimated down in affected states
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Rita rakes LA, Etex forests

Southern Loggers Cooperative moves ahead with cost-saving association

Backroad Tour encounters Katrina damage
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Gov. Blanco address LA Legistature
By: James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Arson suspected in 900-acre Kisatchie wildfire

Texas faces rural-urban forest issues
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Reforestation was started by early visionaries
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Oct05


Hurricane cancels 2005 LFA New Orleans convention
By Tom Kelly

Editor and Publisher

Galloway is '05 Logger of Year
Honor presented during LFA Neworleans convention
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Lady forester sees after Ruston's urban forest
By Nancy A. Bergeron
Journal Correspondent

Texas names Bill Hawthorne of Marshall as 2005 Loger of Year at annual meeting
By Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Water issues face rural-urban developments
Constructed wetlands demonstrates effects of agricultural runoff at Summit
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

McCrery gets Distinguished Service Medal from AF&PA

Richard Landry is Future Forest Winner
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Corresponent

Millers Tree Farmers of Year for forest management on DeSoto Parish acreage
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Weyerhaeuser recognizes top loggers

LFA continues growing Master Logger program

Stumpage price increase from last year

Sept05


IP restructuring will hit area papermills
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Pinestraw may provide income
By Nancy Bergeron
Journal Correspondent

USFS Archaeologist preserves historic artifacts in Kisatchie National Forest
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Wood recycle process saves cost, space

Sikes group seeks renewed community interest
Wolf Creek Festival in September will focus on expanded history, craft presentations
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Aug05


Kisatchie logger has grant for biomass study
Travis Taylor, LSU AgCenter to share $186,473 for brush removal experiments
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Anderson recalls Marine Corps service as U.S. celebrates Fourth of July 2005
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

West Fraser due refund

Foresters hear reports on issues in industry
Holly Morgan
Special to The Piney Woods Journal

Pitch canker seen in Texas pine forest; pine beetle infestation low in Ark-La-Tex
By Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Guard, Reserves fill out ranks for combat duty
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Administrator recals development of nursing
Frank A. Jerome
Special to The Piney Woods Journal

July05


Wetlands logging feud reaches US Congress
Forest industry, Army Coups of Engineers disagree on application of 1899 law
By Anne McLean
Journal Correspondent

Bastrop mill layoffs add to national losses
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Ivory billed woodpecker lives
Cache River Wildlife Refuge scene of sightings
By Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Hailstorm hits East Texas
30,000 acres may suffer, die from hail, drought
Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Ethanol plant construction launched in state
Will convert cellulose-containing agriculture products into motor fuel additive

Hough remembers early days of conservation
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Winn leads state in '04 timber harvest income

Mules have their own mind -- and that's good
Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

June05


Road program opens North LA to 21 century
$4 billion widening project is four-laning state's North-South corridors
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Joe Lang named '05 LLA Logger of Year
Evelyn Garner takes reins as Self Insured Fund Administrator
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Joe McDonald is Oldest Logger

May05


Olla coming back from storm
Hunt sawmill back on line after tornado wreckage
By Anne McLean
Journal Correspondent

Arkansas, SFA top winners in Conclave events
By Jonathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Help needed for forest economy
Mill manager says Louisiana puts burden on industry

April05


Louisiana net importer of wood fiber resource
AF&PA leader reviews competitive position at LSU AgOutlook conference

Roberson recounts sawmilling career
By Anne McLean
Journal Correspondent

Sebastian goes around world to Kisatchie job
Catahoula District Ranger met future wife while serving in Africa Peace Corp
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Anadarko production yields $250 million to area economy

Mar05


Ethanol a 'possible' for Louisiana
Future of Pollock plant uncertain as wood chip process is researched
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Development keeps tradition of trees
By Anne McLean
Journal Correspondent

Winnfield opens Civic Center with "Hall" event
Renovated forestry building is modern, ready to serve for years into the future
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Timber sales may qualify for capital gains treatment under new American Jobs Act
By Johathan Dingler
Journal Correspondent

Tax seminar set by Texas Forest Service

After many job changes, he's settled
Vince Stapleton finds calling in taxidermy; likes hog heads best
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Natural resources symposium reappearing
Once popular Southern event broadened to include range of resoource disciplines

EXPO 2005 in Atlanta June 20-25

Feb05


New jobs, growth seen for 2005 Piney Woods
By Tom Kelly
Editor and Publisher

Lew Ewing, founder of timber company, was a pioneer of modern management
By Jack M. Willis
Journal Correspondent

Pine sawtimber prices increase in 3rd quarter

Union Tank Car plant begins construction in Alexandria
By James Ronald Skains
Journal Correspondent

Lufkin eyes possible plant reopening

Cenla Forum has info for timber landowners
Tall Timbers event January 25 spotlights forest paracties, alternative forestry uses

Jan05

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