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Weyerhaeuser Announced New Sustainability Strategy

On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, Weyerhaeuser Company announced the launching of a new sustainability strategy that draws out the companies aspiring commitments and goals for the next decade and beyond. The strategy is building on a solid foundation in environmental stewardship, social responsibility and strong governance.

Conservation Group Purchases Maine Timberland Tract

15,408 acres of Maine woodlands, from the Chadbourne Tree Farms LLC in Oxford County, has been purchased by the Conservation Fund. The tract which is primarily white pine, was assembled by the Chadbourne family over the past 150 years and includes the site of what is believed to be the first sawmill in America at South Berwick.