Fall officially starts today! Fall is the best time to perform slash-burning work as adjacent forests are too moist to burn. Here are a few photos staff from our Roseburg, Oregon office took overseeing a few slash-burning projects. Slash-burning is a form of fire mitigation designed to keep forests healthy and prevent dangerous wildfires by safely burning leaves, pine needles, downed trees, standing small trees, and thick vegetation. We are still in fire season for now, so be sure to check your local burn restrictions to see when slash-burning can officially begin in your area.
MB&G Senior Forester Brent Keller has been assembling the News For Family Forests Newsletter every month since 2017. The newsletter includes a market watch for housing, lumber and logs as well as industry news relevant to forestland owners. Read The latest News For Family Forests Here. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe.READ MORE
MB&G’s Peter Gould has just published a new article about a great use of terrestrial and airborne lidar to identify habitat for the endangered Canada lynx in northeast Washington. This is a great application of terrestrial lidar in use. Typical methods used to identify lynx habitat using horizontal cover metrics are time consuming and somewhat inexact […]READ MORE
MB&G’s Reggie Fay and Peter Gould will be speaking at the Western Forestry and Conservation Association’s 2023 conference. This year’s theme is Forest Inventory: Current Approaches and Emerging Methods. The event will take place in Kalama, Washington and MB&G staff will deliver the introductory remarks, give an overview of current approaches, and discuss how to bring remote sensing […]READ MORE