Author: Jena

SLB Programs Generated 487 Million Board Feet of Demand in Q1 2022 | SLB Q1 Report Now Available

The SLB recently published its 2022 Q1 Report, which recaps key SLB progress points in continuing to break down barriers in positioning wood as an economic, biophilic, and sustainable material, based on credible environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data and reporting. The SLB, in partnership with its funded programs—the American Wood Council (AWC), Think Wood,… Read more »

Six Winners Announced for $2M Mass Timber Competition: Building to Net-Zero Carbon

Six winners of the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and USDA Forest Service (USDA) $2,000,000 2022 Mass Timber Competition: Building to Net-Zero Carbon were announced today. The winning projects demonstrate mass timber’s innovative applications in architectural design, and highlight its significant role in reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment.  “One aspect of managing healthy,… Read more »

The SLB to Support Six 2022 Wood Innovation Grant Projects with over $272K in Matched Funds

Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the awarding of more than $32 million to fund 2022 wood innovations and community wood grants to expand the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood markets, and support active management to improve forest health and resilience, especially in light of the ongoing nationwide… Read more »