Teak Awareness Day takes place on April 12 in the U.S. For over a decade, the staff at MB&G have been working on teak plantation and other forest valuations across Central America. These photos show an inspection trip a few years ago to eastern Panama to look at a client’s teak plantations. Native to Southeast Asia, for centuries teak (Tectona grandis) has been used for a wide variety of applications, from fine quality, finished indoor use to shipbuilding and utility poles. Teak’s natural rot resistance and high silica content render it one of the most durable lumbers for exterior use, while its easy workability and cultural preference also makes it valuable for high end aesthetic applications. Although widely known, Teak is still a niche product on a global scale accounting for only about 2% of total tropical roundwood production.
In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring February 11th as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Mason, Bruce & Girard (MB&G) is celebrating […]READ MORE
Read the latest Forest Sector Outlook here. As part of our partnership with the Global Consulting Alliance, MB&G helps create the Forest Sector Outlook with five other firms from around the world. This quarterly newsletter gives an economic update on the forest sector worldwide. The Forest Sector Outlook covers regional reviews for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North […]READ MORE
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 December newsletter here. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribeREAD MORE