ATLANTA – Logs salvaged from dozens of trees removed to make room for a multi-housing complex were repurposed into stunning custom woodwork.
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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Deadwood Revival Design has built its business model around producing handcrafted furniture and slabs salvaged from California’s central coast.
OTTAWA and WASHINGTON -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced a partnership with five urban forestry groups to develop an SFI Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard. SFI will work with American Forests, Arbor Day Foundation, the International Society of Arboriculture, the Society of Municipal Arborists, and Tree Canada. The new standard would be developed for North America and potentially globally. It would establish criteria for urban forest sustainability, likeily including urban wood utilization.
urban-wood-workbook.pdf WASHINGTON – The USDA Forest Service, in partnership with the Baltimore Wood Project, has created the Urban Wood Workbook designed for woodworkers, municipal managers and other potential users to “rethink the value of what many consider to be urban wood ‘waste.’”